The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson
Long after an accident, Jenna finally wakes from a coma with no memories. Who is she now?
Among the Hidden by Margaret Haddix
In a world that dictates two children per family, Luke is the third child and must hide. Then Luke catches a glimpse of a third child in a neighbor’s house.
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Twelve-year-old Jonas is given the most important job of his futuristic community but it comes with a terrible price.
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Meg Murry and her friend become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg’s missing father who has been imprisoned in another dimension.
My Teacher is an Alien by Bruce Coville
Susan discovers her substitute teacher is an alien determined to bring some sixth-grade specimens back to his planet.
The House of Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire.
Dude, Where’s My Spaceship? by Dan Greenburg
When her spaceship crash lands on Earth, Ploo is captured by the Army and taken to the mysterious Area 51 where her brothers try to rescue her.
The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman
Brenton, a boy computer genius, invents a program that can complete homework assignments but things go awry when he shares this knowledge with three others on his work team.
Larklight by Philip Reeve
In an alternate version of Victorian England, two young residents of Larklight, a floating house in outer space, uncover a spidery plot to destroy the solar system.
Interstellar Pig by William Sleator
A teenager, on vacation in a rented house, plays a strange board game called Interstellar Pig. The game soon becomes a nightmare.
Norby, the Mixed-up Robot by Janet Asimov
Jeff Wells, a Space Academy student, and Norby, a second-hand robot with unusual abilities, find themselves involved in the sinister plans of Ing the Ingrate, who intends to take over the universe.
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer
In the futuristic Satellite City, Cosmo Hill escapes from his abusive orphanage and teams up with three other people who share his ability to see supernatural creatures.
Aliens For Breakfast by Jonathan Etra
Finding an intergalactic special agent in his cereal box, Richard joins the extraterrestrial in a fight to save Earth from the Dranes, one of whom is masquerading as a student in Richard’s class.
Molly Moon’s Hypnotic Time Travel Adventure by Georgia Byng
Molly’s time travels take her to India in the late 1800s where a nasty maharaja of Waqt sets about kidnapping Molly at ages 10, 6 and 3.
The True Meaning of SmekDay by Adam Rex
Aliens known as the Boov stage an invasion of Earth in a rollicking adventure told by young Gratuity Tucci.
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron
David Topman sees a small advertisement in the newspaper: “Wanted: a small spaceship about eight feet long built by a boy.” That’s all the prompting he needs!
The White Mountains by John Christopher
The tripods rule the orderly and only world that 12-year-old Will has ever known. But when his friend Jack undergoes a ritual to become a man, Will notices a change in Jack, and he begins to wonder who the Tripods really are.
The Transmogrification of Roscoe Wizzle by David Ott
Roscoe Wizzle is delighted when a new fast food place opens. But after a steady diet of burgers, Roscoe seems to be slowly turning into a bug!
The Power of Un by Nancy Etchemendy
Gib Finney is having a horrible day, when suddenly a mysterious little man gives him a strange device called an Unner, a machine which allows its user to undo events.
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Sixth-grader Miranda’s life is pretty predictable. Then one day, Miranda finds a strange note which seems to be predicting the future.
The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman
Ten -year-old Honor lives in a regulated colony with her defiant parents. When they are taken away, it is up to Honor and her friend Helix to uncover the terrible secret.
Rash by Pete Hautman
The United Safer States of America is obsessed with safety. Bo, a gifted athlete, is sentenced to a penal colony for a minor transgression . There the camp’s sadistic overseer recruits him to play football and slowly, Bo begins to question his culture’s basic assumptions.
The Time Hackers by Gary Paulsen
When someone uses futuristic technology to play pranks, Dorso and his best friend set off on a supposedly impossible journey through space and time to stop them.
The Dark Side of Nowhere by Neal Shusterman
Fourteen-year-old Jason faces an identity crisis after discovering that he is the son of aliens who stayed on earth following a botched invasion mission.
Whales on Stilts by M.T. Anderson
Racing against the clock, shy Lilly and her best friends must foil the plot of her father’s conniving boss to conquer the world using an army of whales.
Nose Pickers from Outer space by Gordon Korman
Fourth grader, Devin Hunter is disappointed in the bizarre exchange student who comes to live with Devon’s family, until he realizes the student is from outer space.