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See below for a selection of the latest books from Science fiction (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Science fiction (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Science fiction (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Everyone knows fairies love spring flowers and summer sun, but what happens when autumn comes and the days get shorter and colder? Now, Liza Gardner Walsh, acclaimed author of the Fairy House Handbook and Fairy Garden Handbook, explores the matter in a charming children's picture book of rhyming questions. Combined with delightful illustrations by Hazel Mitchell this whimsical book will help children discover just where fairies go when it snows and offer a subtle lesson about the importance of helping one another.
How did Batgirl become Batman's crime-fighting partner? Discover the story behind Barbara Gordan's journey from commissioner's daughter to superhero sidekick, including the source of her high-tech gadgetry. With action-packed illustrations and easy-to-follow text, these early reader books are perfect for young superhero fans.
Far in the future, Earth's oceans have risen. Coastlines have changed to create new islands far from shore. Even worse, Earth has been invaded by aliens known as the Hunters. They are masters of camouflage and enjoy hunting down humans and other creatures for sport. On the island of Humanhattan, one family is ready to make the dangerous trip to the safety of the government Fortress. But when Rio and his friend, Ani, are separated from their parents, they have to rely on their wits and quick reflexes to avoid the deadly Hunters. Will the two young friends survive until help arrives?
How did Robin become Batman's crime-fighting partner? Discover the story behind the Boy Wonder's journey from typical teenager to superhero sidekick, including the source of his acrobatic skills. With action-packed illustrations and easy-to-follow text, these early reader books are perfect for young superhero fans.
On the planet Terranu, two families have established a research base to look for extraterrestrial life. One day four young friends spot a watery tentacle slither out of the nearby river... and a pair of eyes watching from across the water! Soon the two families meet the planet's natives, but they aren't pleased by the humans' presence. The aliens challenge them to a contest. If the humans win, they can stay on Terranu. But if they lose, they must leave immediately. It's up to the young friends and their special powers to win the contest. Will their families be forced to leave the planet forever? Or will the humans and aliens learn to live together in peace?
Eleven-year-old Rory Hobble has it tough: he gets upsetting thoughts all the time and they won't go away - 'Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)', the head doctors call it. His mum hasn't been very well for a long while either. Perhaps it's his fault... Maybe that's why she doesn't always feed him; maybe that's why she screams at him. At least Rory has his telescope - gazing at the unchanging stars keeps him calm. But, one night, Rory sees something impossible in the sky: mysterious lights - artificial and definitely not of earthly origin. When his mum is abducted by the shadowy Whiffetsnatcher, Rory - accompanied by his space-faring, care-experienced social worker, Limmy - travels beyond the Earth, chasing those mysterious lights to the frozen ends of the Solar System. Along the way he must outwit a breakaway human civilisation living on a Martian moon; survive the threat of otherworldly monsters; and learn to speak to alien whales. But his greatest challenge left Earth with him and it will take all the courage he has not only to overcome his OCD, but to decide whether he wants to rescue an abusive mother if he gets his chance...
An exciting and original debut sci-fi adventure trilogy for the gaming generation, from a screenwriter, film critic and gamer. Fifteen-year-old girl gamer Casey Henderson is obsessed with smash-hit game SkyWake - and she's good at it, too. Little does she realize it's actually an alien training tool created by an evil extra-terrestrial race. When the aliens swoop down on a national gaming tournament, Casey and her teammates discover they're abducting the best gamers to fight in a distant alien war across the galaxy. And they've got her brother. Casey's gaming skills are her best hope of stopping the aliens - but first she and her online teammates must learn to work together in real life...
Learn all about polar expeditions and the Arctic in this climate-related instalment of DK Books' new educational fiction series for children. Meet the Secret Explorers - a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young experts has a speciality, from outer space to dinosaurs, and each story follows a character who gets chosen for a secret exploration . In this fun, fact-filled children's book, engineering expert Kiki and Connor the marine biologist are sent on a mission to the Arctic. There they discover a research vessel studying the effects of climate change that has become trapped in the sea ice. To make matters worse, one of the ship's scientists who went to find help at a nearby research station hasn't returned. It's up to the Secret Explorers to find the scientist, free the ship, and save the day! Kids will love turning the pages to find out if the Secret Explorers manage to succeed in their mission! Enter the frozen world... With a thrilling narrative that keeps kids engaged, The Secret Explorers and the Missing Scientist book by SJ King is the perfect gift for children who are into all things arctic. It's written for children aged 7-9 years, with lots of information on the arctic world and the effects of melting sea ice. At the end of the book, you'll find Kiki's Mission Notes which is a summary of all the scientific facts and discoveries made throughout the story. With fun illustrations, quizzes, and a vocabulary list, the educational value of this book is outstanding and great for a classroom read! Get Ready to join the Secret Explorers Club The Secret Explorers series is a reminder to kids that they are limited only by their imagination and teaches them that learning is fun! But most of all, these educational books encourage children to believe that they can become experts in something they love. This edge-of-your-seat adventure book is packed with: ? Fun facts and illustrations about polar bears ? Simple and engaging explanations on how to survive in arctic conditions ? Quizzes, mission notes, and a glossary of words with definitions Complete the series Each book in the series combines exciting adventures with real-life facts related to the Secret Explorers' latest fictional mission. Don't miss out on more secret explorations! Take on an out-of-this-world mission in The Secret Explorers and the Comet Collision. Travel back in time to save a dinosaur egg from destruction in The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue. Set out on a journey to stop the Cairo Museum from closing down in The Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers. Then take a trip up an erupting volcano in The Secret Explorers and the Smoking Volcano.
Batman and his crime-fighting dog detective, Ace, investigate a robbery at the Gotham City Zoo. Will the caped crusader and the Bat-Dog find out who is behind the ice cream caper?