17 of the Best SciFi Books for TeensScience Fiction books are what initially ignited a great love of reading for me. And Young Adult books reignited that love. So the intersection of the two, for me, is golden. For this list of Young Adult Science Fiction books, I chose to include dystopians with science-fiction-based worlds, as well as books that include both science-fiction and fantasy elements. All YA sci-fi books descriptions in quotes are from Goodreads, unless indicated otherwise.
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Best Fantasy Chapter Books. Best Realistic Chapter Books. And the illustrations are marvelous. Galaxy Zack Hello, Nebulon! Plants vs. I was surprised that this was such an entertaining, funny read.
The books listed here are generally for kids aged from two to twelve, but the age ranges are just suggestions, and most of these are fun for adults to read, too. Two boys find a newspaper advertisement looking for a homebuilt spaceship. They quickly build one out of tin and scrap wood, and bring it to the advertiser. They will require a mascot to be successful, he warns, so they grab a chicken and blast off into space. Richard sits down to breakfast one morning and discovers that his bowlful of Alien Crisp cereal is home to the real thing—a tiny, talkative alien named Aric, who explains that he has come to save Earth from the evil Dranes, a rival alien race. Then he was placed in the womb of a cow, where he continued the miraculous journey from embryo to fetus to baby. A madman has unleashed an army of stilt-walking, laser-beaming, thoroughly angry whales upon the world.
Most young adult science fiction books are set in weird dystopias and involve awkward, doomed romances. Based on what I remember from high school, this is completely appropriate. Panda Ray is a rare beast: a fun and weird adventure for young adults where there is no Chosen One. Thank God. Chris Zimmerman is an alien, or possibly a mutant.
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Well, no. His younger brother, 11, reads plenty but his attention and tastes are scattershot. He careens from graphic novels to Percy Jackson to the odd classic recently, E. Basil E. Like any parent, particularly a female one, I puzzle over what might draw in these mysterious males.
Teens will be captivated by these engrossing science fiction books , featuring dystopian adventures, strange technology, alien races, romances that transcend time and space, and so much more. You'll find the very best sci-fi titles in this list of the best science fiction books for teenagers. James Dashner. All Thomas can remember when he wakes up in a lift is his own name. When the lift opens, he finds himself at the Glade, a camp established at the heart of a twisted and terrible maze.