Science Fiction

Christopher, John The White Mountains

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.

Farmer, Nancy The Ear, The Eye, And The Arm

In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika’s three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them.

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.

L’Engle, Madeline A Wrinkle In Time

A trio of whimsical characters, intent on helping Meg find her father, take her, her brother, and a friend on an interplanetary voyage to a distant planet where an omnipotent brain has robotized everyone. Newbery Award

Lowry, Lois Messenger

In this novel that unites characters from “The Giver” and “Gathering Blue,” Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand.

Lubar, David Flip

Eighth-grade twins Taylor and Ryan are complete opposites and seem to have nothing in common, until they find a set of mysterious disks that magically allow them to transform into legendary figures from the past.

Sleator, William Marco’s Millions

Twelve year old Marco’s love for travel and his younger sister Lilly, who has psychic powers, leads him to journey to other universes, gaining ability to go wherever he wishes without growing old.