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  Cover Art: Superkid in Training Allison, Jennifer
Superkid in Training
Just as Daniel is adjusting to sharing his room with Iggy, his little brother, a strange boy with a big interest in bugs moves into their neighborhood, providing Daniel with a new friend but Iggy with some mutated DNA.
2013
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  Cover Art: The Foundry's Edge Baity, Cameron
The Foundry's Edge
When twelve-year-old Phoebe Plumm and her father are abducted by his employer, The Foundry, a corporation holding a monopoly on metal production and technology, and taken to a savage world of living metal that is rising up against its oppressors, Phoebe and her irksome servant Micah fight back.
2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies Beaty, Andrea
Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies
At Camp Whatsitooya, twins Joules and Kevin and new friend Nelson face off against large, rabbit-like creatures from the Mallow Galaxy who thrive on sugar, but are not above hypnotizing and eating human campers.
2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow Bransford, Nathan
Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow
When sixth-grade classroom terror Jacob Wonderbar and his friends Sarah and Dexter find a spaceship crashed in the woods near their suburban neighborhood, their discovery leads them to a series of adventures including space travel, substitute teachers, kidnapping, and more. First book of the Jacob Wonderbar series.
2011
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  Cover Art: The Awakening Carroll, Michael Owen
The Awakening
Ten years after the disappearance of superhumans--both heroes and villains--thirteen-year-olds Danny and Colin begin to develop super powers, making them the object of much unwanted attention. This is the first book of the Quantum Prophecy series.
2007
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Alien Attack Chase, Max
Alien Attack
At the Intergalactic Force Academy, a training ground for an elite young fighting team sworn to protect and defend the galaxy, first-year student Peri and half-Martian Diesel witness Earth getting bombarded by Xion spaceships and the pair is quickly drawn into the fray. First book in the Star Fighters series.
2012
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  Cover Art: When the Tripods Came Christopher, John
When the Tripods Came
Fourteen-year-old Laurie and his family attempt to flee England when the Tripods descend from outer space and begin brainwashing everyone with their hypnotic Caps. Book 1 of the Tripods series.
1988
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Roar Clayton, Emma
The Roar
In an overpopulated world where all signs of nature have been obliterated and a wall has been erected to keep out plague-ridden animals, twelve-year-old Mika refuses to believe that his twin sister was killed after being abducted, and continues to search for her in spite of the dangers he faces in doing so. Sequel: The Whisper.
2009
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  Cover Art: The Dead Gentleman Cody, Matthew
The Dead Gentleman
Eleven-year-old orphan Tommy Learner's world in 1900 New York City collides with that of twelve-year-old, modern-day Jezebel Lemon in the basement of her apartment building, where together they must use the portals between worlds to thwart the Dead Gentleman, a legendary villain whose last unconquered world is the planet Earth.
2011
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  Cover Art: Cosmic Cottrell Boyce, Frank
Cosmic
12-year old Liam looks like he's thirty. Sometimes it's not bad; for example on the first day of school the principal mistakes Liam for a teacher, or when he convinces a car dealer to let him test drive a Porsche. So, feeling like he's stuck between two worlds, Liam cons his way into being the adult chaperone on the first space ship to take civilians into space. But when the ship is stuck 230,000 miles from home, being mistaken for an adult is not good.
2010
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  Cover Art: Aliens Ate My Homework Coville, Bruce
Aliens Ate My Homework
Rod is surprised when a miniature spaceship lands in his school science project and reveals five tiny aliens, who ask his help in apprehending an interstellar criminal.
1993
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  Cover Art: Raiders' Ransom Diamand, Emily
Raiders' Ransom
In 23rd-century Great Britain, where climate change has caused vast flooding, the piratical raiders kidnap the Prime Minister's daughter and thirteen-year-old Lilly Melkun, an English fishergirl, takes her seacat on a daring rescue attempt, with a mysterious talking jewel from a past computer age tucked in her belt as ransom. Flood and Fire is the sequel.
2009
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  Cover Art: The Search for WondLa DiTerlizzi, Tony
The Search for WondLa
Living in isolation with a robot on what appears to be an alien world populated with bizarre life forms, a twelve-year-old human girl called Eva Nine sets out on a journey to find others like her. Features "augmented reality" pages, in which readers with a webcam can access additional information about Eva Nine's world. First book in the WondLa Trilogy.
2010
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  Cover Art: Starbounders Epstein, Adam Jay
Starbounders
Zachary Night enrolls at a secret training camp for future defenders of the galaxy, but when a routine mission takes a dangerous turn, he finds himself lost in a universe that's bigger than he ever imagined.
2013
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  Cover Art: Dark Life Falls, Kat
Dark Life
When fifteen-year-old Ty, who has always lived on the ocean floor, joins Topside girl Gemma in the frontier's underworld to seek and stop outlaws who threaten his home, they learn that the government may pose an even greater threat. Sequel: Rip Tide.
2010
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  Cover Art: Eager Fox, Helen
Eager
Unlike Grumps, their old-fashioned robot, the Bell family's new robot, Eager, is programmed to not merely obey but to question, reason, and exercise free will. Sequel: Eager's Nephew.
2004
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  Cover Art: Fortunately the Milk Gaiman, Neil
Fortunately the Milk
While picking up milk for his children's cereal, a father is abducted by aliens and finds himself on a wild adventure through time and space.
2013
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  Cover Art: Virus On Orbis 1 Haarsma, P. J.
Virus On Orbis 1
Thirteen-year-old Johnny Turnbull has always known there was something different about him, even before he and two hundred other kids landed on the first ring of Orbis. But once their spaceship lands, he is identified as the first-ever softwire -- a human with the ability to enter and communicate with computers through his mind. Johnny and the rest of the refugee orphans are put to work in alien factories, and very quickly things go very wrong. When the central computer starts malfunctioning, suspicious eyes turn to Johnny. Is he the one responsible? This is book 1 of the Softwire series.
2006
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Among the Hidden Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Among the Hidden
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another third convinces him that the government is wrong. First book of the Shadow Children series.
1998
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  Cover Art: Boom! Haddon, Mark
Boom!
When Jim and Charlie overhear two of their teachers talking in a secret language and the two friends set out to solve the mystery, they do not expect the dire consequences of their actions.
2010
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