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Top 20 Sci-Fi Novels for Kids & Young Adults

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Considering the fertility of most kids’ and young adults’ imaginations, the science-fiction and fantasy genres seem a natural fit for many readers.

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Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton Report Abuse
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The Uglies Series by Scott Westerfield Report Abuse
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A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs Report Abuse
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Singing the Dogstar Blues by Alison Goodman Report Abuse
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Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein Report Abuse
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Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut Report Abuse
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The Giver by Lois Lowry Report Abuse
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Series by Douglas Adams Report Abuse
More appropriate for high school readers, the incomparable Hitchhiker’s Guide books soar through the universe with some truly unique characters and gut-busting humor.
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The Ender’s Game Series by Orson Scott Card Report Abuse
The brilliant eponymous character must lead humanity into battle against alien assaults in this multiple award-winning classic sci-fi series.
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Alien Secrets by Annette Curtis Klause Report Abuse
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Neuromancer by William Gibson Report Abuse
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The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson Report Abuse
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The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury Report Abuse
Several interlocking stories spanning a wide time frame question what life might be like if human colonized Mars.
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Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell Report Abuse
Perfect for high school students curious about the tenets of dystopian literature, with more emphasis on philosophy than technology.
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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle Report Abuse
This whip-smart novel introduced many children to the concepts behind tesseracts, time travel and many other real scientific concepts applied to a purely speculative setting.
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The Norby Chronicles by Janet and Isaac Asimov Report Abuse
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Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes Report Abuse
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick Report Abuse
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The Dune Chronicles by Frank Herbert Report Abuse
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2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clark Report Abuse
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