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Calandrelli, Emily

Summary: When eight-year-old Ada uses her love of science and technology to tinker with a ham radio, Nina hears sounds that she thinks are space aliens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED CAL

Teagan, Erin

Summary: "In her third story, Luciana and her family are headed to Chile for winter break. Luci can't wait to see her cousins - but the reunion doesn't go as planned, and Luci feels like an outsider in her own family. Just then she receives a surprise invite from Claire Jacobs, her frenemy from astronaut training camp, to join her at the Mars habitat in the desert and watch NASA scientists at work. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TEA

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: Ziggy and the other members of the Black Dinosaurs go to space camp where they learn about the space program and speculate about the existence of extraterrestrial beings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DRA

Muth, Jon J

Summary: In this graphic adaptation of a story by Stanislaw Lem, a meteoroid damages astronaut and space traveller Ijon's spaceship, and he finds himself caught in a time loop, contending with past and future versions of himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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O'Hara, Mo

Summary: Future evil scientist Mark, his pet cat, Fang, and his fellow campers at Camp Mwhaaa-haa-ha-a-watha vie for the chance to become apprentices to evil astronaut Neil Strongarm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC OHA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OHA

Bright, J. E.

Summary: When an unusual solar flare damages his space shuttle and causes astronaut Hank Henshaw and his crew--including his wife--to mutate, he blames Superman and as his surviving consciousness learns to fuse with technology he vows revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SUP

Chad, Jon

Summary: Armed with his knowledge of science, Leo Geo becomes an astronaut and heads into space, where he encounters pirates and tries to stop a comet that is headed toward his brother's science laboratory on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC CHA

Agee, Jon

Summary: "A young astronaut is trying to find life on Mars, but he's made a very big oversight"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE AGE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AGE

Kelly, Mark E.

Summary: A small, but plucky, mouse named Mike is sure that he can help the Space Shuttle astronauts, and ends up saving the whole mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Kelly 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KEL

Hadfield, Chris

Summary: "Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploiring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HAD

Lindskold, Jane M.

Summary: "In Artemis Invaded, Jane Lindskold returns to the world of Artemis, a pleasure planet that was lost for millennia, a place that holds secrets that could give mankind back unimaginable powers. Stranded archaeologist Griffin is determined to make his way back to his home world with news of the Artemis discovery. He and his gene-modified native companion, the huntress Adara, and her psyche-linked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIN

Grey, Mini

Summary: Sworn enemies Space Dog, Astrocat, and Mousetronaut team up to save the Spooniverse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRE

Barrett, Judi.

Summary: When astronauts land on Mars, their first discovery is a substance not unlike pie filling and Kate and Henry are eager to go taste some, but Grandpa, who may have some inside information, discourages them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Barrett 2013

Eggers, Dave

Summary: One man struggles to make sense of his country, seeking answers the only way he knows how.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf/McSweeney's Books 2014

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EGG

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: When a spaceship carrying Neil Armstrong accidentally time travels to 1869 Texas, cowboy Nat Love decides to trade in his horse for a trip to the Moon, and stepsiblings Abby and Doc must untwist history and get everyone back to their own time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SHE

Johncock, Benjamin

Summary: A U.S. Air Force test pilot passes up the chance to become an astronaut after his wife gets pregnant against all odds, and as fatherhood consumes him, a sudden tragedy puts his instincts as a father and as a pilot to the test.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Johncock 2015

Ruta, Domenica

Summary: "The fates of a cast of seemingly unconnected people converge during the celebration of an ancient holiday in a thought-provoking debut that brings to mind such novels as Station Eleven and The Age of Miracles. In Domenica Ruta's profoundly original debut novel, the end of the world comes every year. Or at least it's supposed to. On May 3, humanity comes together to anticipate the planet's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUT

Hawking, Lucy.

Summary: George is heartbroken when his neighbor Annie and her space-scientist father move to Florida, but when Annie sends him a secret message telling him she has been contacted by aliens with a terrible warning, he joins her in a galaxy-wide search for answers. Includes scientific essays on space travel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2009

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Kaminsky, Stuart M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAM

Morden, Simon

Summary: When the small crew of ex-cons working on Mars start getting murdered, everyone is a suspect in this terrifying science fiction thriller from bona fide rocket scientist and award winning-author S.J. Morden. It's the dawn of a new era - and we're ready to colonize Mars. But the company that's been contracted to construct a new Mars base, has made promises they can't fulfill and is desperate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2018

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Baxter, Stephen

Summary: "A sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke's Nebula Award-winning novella "A Meeting with Medusa," this novel continues the thrilling adventure of astronaut Howard Falcon, humanity's first explorer of Jupiter from two modern science fiction masters. Howard Falcon almost lost his life in an accident as the first human astronaut to explore the atmosphere of Jupiter;and a combination of human ingenuity and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAX

Stepakoff, Jeffrey.

Summary: "Jeffrey Stepakoff's The Melody of Secrets is an epic love story set against the 1960s U.S. space program, where deeply-buried secrets could threaten not just a marriage, but a country. Maria was barely eighteen when WWII was coming to its explosive end. A brilliant violinist, she tries to comfort herself with the Sibelius Concerto as American bombs rain down. James Cooper wasn't much older. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Weir, Andy

Summary: Mark Whitney was nearly killed by a dust storm on Mars and was abandoned by his crew who thought him dead. Now he's all alone with no way of letting Earth know he's alive, which doesn't matter because his supplies would run out before they'd get there. Either way, the environment or human error will likely kill him first. Not giving in, Mark works to survive, battling obstacle after obstacle,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WEI

Edge, Christopher

Summary: Jamie has a close encounter with an alien who tells him his father, an astronaut on a mission at the International Space Station, is in trouble and needs Jamie's help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC EDG