Science Fiction for Children

Recommended science fiction titles for children.

Gregor the Overlander
Artist/Author/Cast:
Collins, Suzanne
Call Number:
JF Collins
Description:

Gregor and his sister fall through a grate in the laundry room, into the Underland.

I Was a Third-Grade Science Project
Artist/Author/Cast:
Auch, Mary Jane; Auch, Herm (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Auch
Description:

Three boys decide to try out hypnosis for their science project — on their dog.

Jack Blank and the Imagine Nation
Artist/Author/Cast:
Myklusch, Matt
Call Number:
JF Myklusch
Description:

Jack has a depressing life until he discovers the Imagine Nation, and learns that he carries a dangerous virus. 

Max and Me and the Time Machine
Artist/Author/Cast:
Greer, Gery; Ruddick, Bob
Call Number:
JF Greer
Description:

Steve finds a time machine at a garage sale and persuades his friend Max to help him try it out.

Ravine
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hickman, Janet
Call Number:
JF Hickman
Description:

Ulf and Jeremy live in parallel worlds, but meet when a portal opens in a ravine.

Running Out of Time
Artist/Author/Cast:
Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Call Number:
JF Haddix
Description:

When a diphtheria epidemic hits her 1840 village, thirteen-year-old Jessie discovers a horrible secret.

Space Race
Artist/Author/Cast:
Waugh, Sylvia
Call Number:
JF Waugh
Description:

Eleven-year-old Thomas discovers that he is an alien, although he has been living happily on Earth his whole life.

Stinker From Space
Artist/Author/Cast:
Service, Pamela F.
Call Number:
JF Service
Description:

An alien crashes his spaceship on Earth, and he must change shape, or die. He chooses a smelly new body!

The Devil's Arithmetic
Artist/Author/Cast:
Yolen, Jane
Call Number:
YP F Yolen
Description:

Hannah resents her Jewish heritage until time travel places her in the middle of a concentration camp.

The Doom Machine
Artist/Author/Cast:
Teague, Mark (Author, Illustrator); Scholastic, Inc. Staff
Call Number:
JF Teague
Description:

Two kids with completely different personalities team up to save a space travel machine from a group of aliens.

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