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Elementary: Science Fiction for Upper Elementary Students

Posted by Natalie Bernstein on June 3, 2015

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    The adventures of Commander Zack Proton and the red giant

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    AND

    The adventures of Commander Zack Proton and the red giant

    Anderson, Brian.

    Commander Zack Proton, mailman to the universe, opens the wrong door when he steps out for a break and falls out of his ship, only to be picked up by Omega Chimp, the last chimpanzee sent into space, and pitted in battle against the space giant Big Large.

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    The hermit thrush sings

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    BUT

    The hermit thrush sings

    Butler, Susan.

    After a natural disaster has all but destroyed the earth, the orphaned and "defective" Leora, while searching for her sister, defies the oppressive laws of the land and joins a band of rebels trying to overthrow the government.

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    Popular clone

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    CAS

    Popular clone

    Castle, M. E.

    Twelve-year-old Fisher Bas, a science-loving bully magnet, clones himself, only to discover that his double is infinitely cooler than himself.

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    The time machine

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    CLA

    The time machine

    Sasaki, Chris.

    An abridged version of the science fiction novel about the scientist who invents a time machine and uses it to travel to the year 802,701 A.D., where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks.

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    The Hunger Games

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    COL

    The Hunger Games

    Collins, Suzanne.

    In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

    Due 11/21/19

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    Cosmic

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    COT

    Cosmic

    Cottrell Boyce, Frank.

    Super-sized twelve-year-old Liam makes a giant leap for boy-kind by competing with a group of adults for the chance to go into space.

    Due 12/05/19

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    The journal of curious letters / #1

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    DAS

    The journal of curious letters / #1

    Dashner, James, 1972-

    Thirteen-year-old Atticus "Tick" Higginbottom begins receiving mysterious letters from around the world signed only "M.G.," and the clues contained therein lead him on a journey to the perilous 13th Reality and a confrontation with evil Mistress Jane.

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    The maze runner / #1

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    DAS

    The maze runner / #1

    Dashner, James, 1972-

    Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.

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    The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

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    FAR

    The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm : a novel

    Farmer, Nancy.

    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.

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    Ignatius MacFarland

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    FEI

    Ignatius MacFarland : Frequenaut!

    Feig, Paul.

    Bullied in school and called "Piggy MacFartland," twelve-year-old Iggy longs to travel to another planet and live among extraterrestrials, until an explosion transports him to a scary alternate reality.

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    Among the Hidden / The Shadow Children Series / #1

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    HAD

    Among the Hidden / The Shadow Children Series / #1

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

    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.

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    The Giver / #1 - The Giver Quartet

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    The Giver / #1 - The Giver Quartet

    Lowry, Lois.

    Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

    Due 11/22/19

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    Jack Blank and the Imagine Nation

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    MYK

    Jack Blank and the Imagine Nation

    Myklusch, Matt.

    Twelve-year-old Jack, freed from a dismal orphanage, makes his way to the elusive and impossible Imagine Nation, where a mentor saves him from dissection and trains him to use his superpower, despite the virus he carries that makes him a threat.

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    The girl who owned a city

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    NEL

    The girl who owned a city

    Nelson, O. T.

    When a plague sweeps over the earth killing everyone except children under twelve, ten-year-old Lisa organizes a group to rebuild a new way of life.

    Overdue

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Mothstorm, or, The horror from beyond Georgium Sidus, or, A tale of two shapers

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    REE

    Mothstorm, or, The horror from beyond Georgium Sidus, or, A tale of two shapers : a rattling yarn of danger, dastardy [sic] and derring-do upon the far frontiers of British space!

    Reeve, Philip.

    A menacing cloud is approaching the outskirts of the Known Universe, and a valiant effort is begun to save the universe from an evil demigod and army of blue lizards.

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    Starcross, or, The coming of the Moobs, or, Our adventures in the fourth dimension!

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    REE

    Starcross, or, The coming of the Moobs, or, Our adventures in the fourth dimension! : a stirring adventure of spies, time travel and curious hats

    Reeve, Philip.

    Young Arthur Mumby, his sister Myrtle, and their mother accept an invitation to take a holiday at an up-and-coming resort in the asteroid belt, where they become involved in a dastardly plot involving spies, time travel, and mind-altering clothing.

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    Simon Bloom, the gravity keeper

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    REI

    Simon Bloom, the gravity keeper

    Reisman, Michael.

    Sixth-grader Simon Bloom finds a book that enables him to control the laws of physics; but when two thugs come after him, he needs the formulas in the book to save himself.

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    Divergent / #1

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    ROT

    Divergent / #1

    Roth, Veronica.

    In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.

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    Brainboy and the Deathmaster

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    SEI

    Brainboy and the Deathmaster

    Seidler, Tor.

    When Darryl, a twelve-year-old orphan, is adopted by a technology genius, he finds himself the star of his very own life-threatening video game.

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    Alien feast

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    SIM

    Alien feast

    Simmons, Michael, 1970-

    In 2017, human-eating aliens have kidnapped two scientists who might cure the disease that is destroying them, and twelve-year-old William Aitkin, his elderly, ailing Uncle Maynard, and the scientists' daughter, Sophie, set out to rescue them.

    Overdue

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    The doom machine

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    TEA

    The doom machine : a novel

    Teague, Mark.

    When a spaceship lands in the small town of Vern Hollow in 1956, juvenile delinquent Jack Creedle and prim, studious Isadora Shumway form an unexpected alliance as they try to keep a group of extraterrestrials from stealing eccentric Uncle Bud's space travel machine.

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