Book Reviews

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age 12+
 
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
age 12+
 
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
age 13+
 
Exciting space adventure morphs into clever coming-of-ager.
By Garth Nix
(2012)
age 10+
 
Heroine's humanity anchors stronger sequel.
By Tony DiTerlizzi
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Sci-fi romance full of strong language, mature themes.
By Elizabeth Norris
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Twilight author's adult sci-fi is fine for teens.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2010)
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age 16+
 
Witty sci-fi adventure takes hero to alternate Earths.
By Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
(2012)
age 10+
 
Odd mix of cartoony space exploits and cutting-edge science.
By Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Complex, thrilling start to thoughtful dystopian trilogy.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2012)
age 4+
 
Charming tale of mouse helping astronauts on shuttle flight.
By Mark Kelly
(2012)
age 7+
 
Brave girl seeks missing friend in exciting graphic novel.
By Ben Hatke
(2011)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 13+
 
Fiery, fantastic Cinder sequel ups the action-violence.
By Marissa Meyer
(2013)
age 15+
 
Quirky, affecting coming-of-ager hits life-and-death issues.
By Gavin Extence
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Confusing tale of aliens and government conspiracies.
By Margaret Stohl
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
By Isaac Asimov
(2008)
age 9+
 
Funny, charming tale of middle school crushes, friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2010)
age 12+
 
Inventive time-travel tale mixes history, religion, sci-fi.
By Pete Hautman
(2012)
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age 5+
 
Quirky tale-within-a-tale overflows with fun details.
By Mini Grey
(2013)

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