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By Kristen Simmons. 2015
Stolen from her home and being groomed for auction, Aya is desperate to escape her fate and return to her… family. Her only allies are a loyal wolf she's raised from a pup and a strange mute boy who may be her best hope for freedom - if she can truly trust him. For Senior High readers. 2015.
By Monica Hughes. 1984
Lord Tomi discovers many things about the world and its inhabitants when he suddenly finds himself outside Arc One, his… computer-controlled society. Followed by "Dream catcher" . Junior and Senior High. 1984.
By Scott Ciencin. 1999
Thirteen-year-old nerd Bertram Phillips invents a science project that accidentally transports him and three other students back sixty-seven million years… to the late Cretaceous age. Bertram, Mike, Candayce, and Janine have been transformed into different types of dinosaurs. Returning home is another problem. For junior and senior high readers. 1999.
By Michael Parker. 2007
"A black tunnel began to form around me. My room started to spin. Desperately I tried to cry out but… I couldn't make a sound. Then, like shattering glass, I crashed straight through the tunnel and out to the other side." Propelled out of his safe, ordinary world, Andrew is caught in the midst of a desolate city, torn apart by vicious gang wars. Dragged into one gang's brutal takeover campaign, Andrew has no choice but to embark on an unthinkable mission. For Junior and Senior High readers. 2007.
The Tardis has drifted far into the future and comes to rest hovering over Frontios, refuge of one group of… survivors from Earth who have escaped the disintegration of their home planet. The Tardis is forced down by what appears to be a meteorite storm, and crash-lands, leaving the Doctor and his companions marooned on the hope-forsaken planet. Junior High. 1985.
By Terrance Dicks. 1975
Doctor Who must defeat the evil forces controlling the Robot before they execute their plans to destroy the world. Junior… and Senior High and adult readers. 1975. (Doctor Who library ; 28)
By Terrance Dicks. 1977
A story featuring the further adventures of the time traveller Dr Who, as he journeys through time and space with… a variety of companions. This work is based on the television series of the same title. Grades 5-8. 1977.
By Veronica Roth. 2011
In a future Chicago, society is divided into five factions. During the Choosing Ceremony, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must pick her… lifelong faction. But Beatrice discovers she is an anomaly - a divergent - who does not fit anywhere. Followed by "Insurgent". For Senior High and older readers. 2011.
By Raymond Abrashkin, Jay Williams, Paul Sagsoorian. 1974
By Suzanne Collins. 2009
After winning the brutal Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen returns to her district hoping for a peaceful future. But Katniss starts… to hear rumours of a deadly rebellion against the Capitol - a rebellion that she and Peeta have helped to create. Sequel to "The hunger games"; followed by "Mockingjay". For junior high and older readers. 2009. (Hunger games ; 2)
By Jane Yolen, Bruce Degen. 1996
Commander Toad and the crew of his ship, the Star Warts, are trying to land on a planet made of… water, but they end up in trouble with the planet's monster, Deep Wader. Grades K-3. 1996. Taped with: Commander Toad and the Big Black Hole, by Jane Yolen. The crew encounters a black hole with a long, pink, sticky tongue. Grades K-3. 1996. Taped with: Commander Toad and the Voyage Home, by Jane Yolen. The crew encounters an uncharted planet where they make an incredible discovery. Grades K-3. 1998.
By Carol Matas. 1999
Miranda is beautiful, smart and talented. Her life seems perfect until her doctor tells her that her blurry vision is… actually the symptom of a fatal genetic disease. Her parents are prepared to do anything necessary to save Miranda's life. When she observes the lengths they are willing to go to Miranda learns things about her parents, and about her life, that shock her. Grades 5-8. 1999.
By Roald Dahl. 2001
The last time we met Charlie he had been told that he had inherited the fabulous Chocolate Factory and he… and his family were riding with Mr Wonka in the Great Glass Elevator high above his home town. The Elevator orbits the Earth in a space adventure and then returns to the factory to make Wonka-Vite which causes some amazing things to happen. For grades 3-6. Sequel to "Charlie and the chocolate factory" (DC00453). 2001.
By Veronica Roth. 2017
On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a… currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not--their gifts make them vulnerable to others' control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world? Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra's currentgift gives her pain and power--something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother's hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows. Akos is from the peace-loving nation of Thuvhe, and his loyalty to his family is limitless. Though protected by his unusual currentgift, once Akos and his brother are captured by enemy Shotet soldiers, Akos is desperate to get his brother out alive--no matter what the cost. When Akos is thrust into Cyra's world, the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. They must decide to help each other to survive--or to destroy one another. Followed by "The fates divide". For junior and senior high readers. 2017.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix. 2004
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. Grades 5-8. Followed by "Among the imposters". 2004.
By Veronica Roth. 2013
What if your whole world was a lie? What if a single revelation--like a single choice--changed everything? What if love… and loyalty made you do things you never expected? The explosive conclusion to the Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world. Sequel to "Insurgent". For junior and senior high readers. 2013.
By Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Anne McCaffrey. 2004
Acorna locates missing lifemate Aari, but discovers he has no memory of their love. She delays her grief to recover… stolen sacred gems and to defeat, once and for all, a vicious Khleevi onslaught. Sequel to "Acorna's Rebels". For senior high and older readers. 2004.
By Madeleine L'Engle. 1962
When an atomic physicist disappears, his children begin a bizarre search. Led by three whimsical characters, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who,… and Mrs. Which, they manage their interplanetary journey by "wrinkling" to span space and time. Grades 5-8. Newbery Medal 1962. (Murray family series ; 1)
By Madeleine L'Engle. 1973
Evil in the form of the Echthroi is spreading throughout the galaxy, but Meg Murry is not involved in the… struggle until the Echthroi invade her younger brother. Sequel to "A wrinkle in time" (DC02146). Grades 5-8 and older readers. 1973. (Murray family series ; 2)
By Madeleine L'Engle. 1978
Charles Wallace, the youngest of the Murry children, must travel through time and space in a battle against an evil… dictator who wants to destroy the entire universe. Companion volume to "Wrinkle in time" and "Wind in the door". Grades 5-8. 1978. (Murray family series ; 3)