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KCLS Recommends: Children's - Science Fiction

House of Robots
House of Robots By Patterson, James, 1947- Book - 2014 J PATTERSON All copies in use Availability details Holds: 38 on 30 copies

Annotation:You would think Sammy's life is complicated enough with a quirky inventor mom and the challenges of fitting in at school. Add in a robot "brother" his mom invents and insists on sending to school. The complications add up and so does the laughter. Ages 9-12

Robot Burp Head Smartypants
Robot Burp Head Smartypants By Simon, Annette Book - 2014 E SIMON Available in some locations

Annotation:The robots from Robot Zombie Frankenstein are back in this totally burp-tastic book. Brace for wacky burp extending knowledge sharing fun. Ages 5 and under.

Alien Encounter
Alien Encounter By Harper, Charise Mericle Book - 2014 J HARPER Available in some locations

Annotation:Nine-year-old Morgan of the Pacific Northwest is fascinated with aliens and the sasquatch, but his real adventures begin when he meets Lewis, whose parents just bought a motel named the Sasquatch Inn. Ages 9 -12

Aliens in Disguise
Aliens in Disguise By Smith, Clete Barrett Book - 2013 J SMITH Available in some locations

Annotation:When a pair of UFO-watchers disguised as aliens tries to get inside the Intergalactic Bed & Breakfast to broadcast their findings, it is up to David and Amy to keep the imposters at bay. Ages 9 - 12

Bot Wars
Bot Wars By Kade, J. V. Book - 2013 J KADE Available in some locations

Annotation:In a futuristic world where humans and robots are at war, a boy goes on a search to find his missing military father. Ages 9 - 12

Boy + Bot
Boy + Bot By Dyckman, Ame Book - 2012 E DYCKMAN Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 40 copies

Annotation:A boy and a robot strike up a friendship despite their differences. Ages 5 and under

The Boy at the End of the World
The Boy at the End of the World By Van Eekhout, Greg Book - 2011 J VAN EEKHOUT Available in some locations Holds: 5 on 92 copies

Annotation:Born half-grown in a world that is being destroyed, Fisher has instinctive knowledge of many things, including that he must avoid the robot that knows his name. Ages 9 - 12

Brother From A Box
Brother From A Box By Kuhlman, Evan Book - 2012 J KUHLMAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Sixth-grader Matt Rambeau finds out what it is like to have a brother when his father, a computer genius, creates a robot kid. Ages 9 - 12

The Challengers
The Challengers By Fishbone, Greg R., 1970- Book - 2011 J FISHBONE Available in some locations

Annotation:On his eleventh birthday, Ty Sato gets a star named for him by his Japanese cousins, and is recruited by aliens from the planet Mrendaria to help save them from galactic humiliation in the Galaxy Games. Series: Galaxy Games book 1. Ages 9-12

Cleopatra in Space
Cleopatra in Space Book One, Target Practice By Maihack, Mike Book - 2014 J MAIHACK BK.1 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 7 copies

Annotation:When a young Cleopatra finds a mysterious tablet that zaps her to the far distant future, she learns of an ancient prophecy that says she is destined to save the galaxy from the tyrannical rule of the evil Xaius Octavian. Graphic novel. Ages 9-12

The Colossus Rises
The Colossus Rises By Lerangis, Peter Book - 2013 J LERANGIS Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 43 copies

Annotation:Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis' power that were hidden long ago and that will, if returned to Atlantis, save them from certain death due to the genetic abnormality that also gives them superior abilities. Ages 9 – 12

Earthfall By Walden, Mark Book - 2013 J WALDEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Several months after aliens brainwashed humans into being their slaves, Sam emerges injured from an underground bunker and is rescued by a member of a resistance movement for which he becomes a commando. Ages 9 - 12

The Empire Strikes Back
The Empire Strikes Back By Grange, Emma Book - 2014 E GRANGE Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 65 copies

Annotation:This book retells the story of the iconic science fiction film through LEGO figurines as the Rebels fight against the evil Empire. Ages 5 and under

Escape From Planet Yastol
Escape From Planet Yastol By Service, Pamela F. Book - 2011 J SERVICE Available in some locations

Annotation:Eleven-year-old Joshua Higgins' prize-winning science fiction novel draws the attention of sinister blue aliens who capture Josh and his sister Maggie and take them to the planet Yastrol, the setting of his novel. Ages 9-12

Even Aliens Need Snacks
Even Aliens Need Snacks By McElligott, Matthew Book - 2012 E MCELLIGOTT Available in some locations

Annotation:An adventurous young chef creates snacks that only an alien could love. Ages 5 and under.

The Foundry's Edge
The Foundry's Edge By Baity, Cameron Book - 2014 J BAITY Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 9 copies

Annotation:When twelve-year-old Phoebe Plumm and her father are abducted and taken to a savage world of living metal that is rising up against its oppressors, Phoebe and her irksome servant Micah fight back. Ages 9 - 12

Green Wilma, Frog in Space
Green Wilma, Frog in Space By Arnold, Tedd Book - 2009 E ARNOLD Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 63 copies

Annotation:Green Wilma the frog is mistaken for an alien child and taken on a trip through space. Ages 5 and under

Hello, Nebulon!
Hello, Nebulon! By O'Ryan, Ray Book - 2013 J O'RYAN Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 15 copies

Annotation:Moving from Earth to the futuristic planet Nebulon in 2120, eight-year-old Zack is nervous about starting school and meeting people. Ages: 6 – 8

A Hero for WondLa
A Hero for WondLa By DiTerlizzi, Tony Book - 2012 J DITERLIZZI Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 60 copies

Annotation:Raised underground by a robot, twelve-year-old Eva Nine finally finds all she ever wanted in the human colony of New Attica, but something very bad is going on there and unless Eva and her friends stop it, it could mean the end of life on Orbona. Ages 9-12

Hive Mind
Hive Mind By Bradley, Timothy J. Book - 2014 J BRADLEY Available in some locations

Annotation:Thirteen-year-old Sidney Jamison is bored with school and getting in trouble for taking apart household appliances, but everything changes when he transfers to Sci Hi, where students play Zero-G dodgeball and work together to solve such real-world problems as Colony Collapse Disorder. Ages 9 - 12

Horizon By Reese, Jenn Book - 2014 J REESE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 8 copies

Annotation:Aluna and Hoku, Kampii from the City of Shifting Tides, and their friends, Equian Dash and winged Aviar Calli, are determined to stop a war. Book 3 in the Above World series. Ages 9 - 12

Jacob Wonderbar and the Interstellar Time Warp
Jacob Wonderbar and the Interstellar Time Warp By Bransford, Nathan Book - 2013 J BRANSFORD Available in some locations

Annotation:In the two weeks twelve-year-old Jacob Wonderbar was away, fifty years have passed on Earth and now he, Sarah Daisy, and Dexter, with help from Mick Cracken, try to set things right by seeking Jacob's father, who is lost in time. Ages 9 – 12

The Lost Planet
The Lost Planet By Searles, Rachel Book - 2014 J SEARLES Available in some locations

Annotation:Waking up on a distant planet, Chase Garrety is horrified to learn that he has no memory of his life and finds himself under the protection of a mysterious benefactor who requires him to complete an important mission before time runs out. Ages 9-12

Mr. Wuffles!
Mr. Wuffles! By Wiesner, David Book - 2013 E WIESNER Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 87 copies

Annotation:Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs. Ages 6 - 8

Only You Can Save Mankind
Only You Can Save Mankind By Pratchett, Terry Book - 2005 J PRATCHETT Available in some locations

Annotation:Twelve-year-old Johnny endures tensions between his parents, watches television coverage of the Gulf War, and plays a computer game called Only You Can Save Mankind, in which he is increasingly drawn into the reality of the alien ScreeWee. The Johnny Maxwell Trilogy. Ages 9-12

Operation Inferno
Operation Inferno By Nylund, Eric S. Book - 2013 J NYLUND Available in some locations

Annotation:Ethan and his team must infiltrate a heavily guarded Ch'zar industrial complex to stop the aliens from attacking the Resister's new base. Ages 9 - 12

Popular Clone
Popular Clone By Castle, M. E. Book - 2012 J CASTLE Available in some locations

Annotation:Twelve-year-old Fisher Bas, a science-loving bully magnet, clones himself, only to discover that his double is infinitely cooler than himself. Ages 9-12

Randy Riley's Really Big Hit
Randy Riley's Really Big Hit By Van Dusen, Chris Book - 2012 E VAN DUSEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Randy Riley, a science genius who loves baseball but is not very good at it, needs to use both his interests to save his town from a giant fireball that is heading their way. Ages 6-8

What We Found in the Sofa (and How It Saved the World)
What We Found in the Sofa (and How It Saved the World) By Clark, Henry, 1952- Book - 2013 J CLARK Available in some locations

Annotation:Finding a rare zucchini-colored crayon leads twelve-year-old River Monroe and his friends on an adventure with their eccentric neighbor to save Earth from invaders. Ages 9 -12

The White Mountains
The White Mountains By Christopher, John, 1922-2012 Book - 2003 J CHRISTOPHER Available in some locations

Annotation:Young Will Parker and his companions make a perilous journey toward an outpost of freedom where they hope to escape from the ruling Tripods, who capture mature human beings and make them docile, obedient servants. Ages 9-12

The Wizards of Wyrd World
The Wizards of Wyrd World By Service, Pamela F. Book - 2012 J SERVICE Available in some locations

Annotation:When aspiring author Josh Higgins learns that his favorite author is coming to town, he and his sister Maggie convince fantasy writer P.L. Cuthbertson to take them to the magical medieval land of Wyrd World, where they find real trouble. Ages 9-12

A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time By L'Engle, Madeleine Book - 2012 Y S L'ENGLE Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 19 copies

Annotation:Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government. Time Fantasy Series. Ages 9-12


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