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Thomas, Frances

Summary: Little Monster is worried because he wants to grow up to be an explorer in outer space, but that means leaving his parents behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC THO

Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: Fifth-grader Yin is really excited about her class trip to the International Space Station Three and the station museum's newest exhibit, the Star Cabbage, an alien plant discovered floating in space and considered harmless; but the station is on lockdown, the crew is not in evidence, and something large and growling is stalking the halls--but Yin is determined to investigate and find out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brezenoff, Steven

Summary: Twelve-year-old Amelia is the youngest member of crew on the Meddler, a spaceship that salvages scrap metal and anything else of value; currently they are interested in exploiting a debris field near the planet Canus, home to their cabin boy Greeny and his dog-like race, and Amelia is mad because her mother will not let her take part, so she and Greeny stow away on the salvage ship--but not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MUT

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

White, Jamie.

Summary: When Helen and Martha help T.D. write a comic book for his science project, they suddenly find themselves written into the story, dealing with pesky spacecats with radioactive hairballs, socks that have gotten lost in space, and dozens of space dog clones. Includes a create-your-own comic book activity and a glossary of space-related words.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Caine, Rachel

Summary: Savvy criminal turned skilled Leviathan pilot Zara Cole finds new friends and clashes with bitter enemies in the second book of this action-packed series from New York Times bestselling authors Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre that's perfect for fans of The 100 and The Fifth Wave. Zara Cole was a thief back on Earth, but she's been recently upgraded to intergalactic fugitive. On the run after a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAI

Underwood, Deborah

Summary: In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE UND

Duboff, A.K.

Summary: After a routine reset on her homeworld, Elle Hartmut instead awakens on a spaceship. Her body is different, she has new magical abilities, and she's told that the fate of known civilization is in her hands. An alien Darkness is corrupting the crystalline network across the settled worlds. Elle and a team of talented companions--strangers imbued with special abilities like her own--must embark...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BDL Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC DUB

Dahl, Roald.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Charlie and the chocolate factory: Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket for a tour of Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his or her own way.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Pengin Random House Audio Pub. Group 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD DAH

Duboff, A.K.

Summary: An alien fleet is coming. Elle Hartmut and her friends are the Hegemony's best chance for fighting back, but they'll need to head straight into enemy territory in order to identify the Darkness' origin. The Hegemony is out of time... and the war may already be lost before it even starts. The only chance for salvation is the mysterious shard of the Master Crystal, supposedly capable of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BDL Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC DUB

Emerson, Kevin

Summary: Mina Saunders-Chang and other surviving humans find themselves stranded in the Centauri system, while Liam and Phoebe awaken on a mysterious spaceship with an abandoned alien machine floating in front of them, which begins speaking only to Liam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smith, Nicholas Sansbury

Summary: "A masterful blend of horror, science fiction, and pulse-pounding thrills, the first book in Nicholas Sansbury Smith's bestselling Orbs series introduces the last survivors of an alien invasion. The year is 2061, and the planet is dying. Cataclysmic solar storms have forced leaders from around the world to finally put aside their differences and agree on one thing--to jump ship. The human race...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Smith 2016

Robinson, Kim Stanley.

Summary: From the summit of their distant future, a charismatic renegade named Ganymede travels to the past to bring Galileo forward in an attempt to alter history and ensure the ascendancy of science over religion. Yet between his brief and jarring visitations to this future, Galileo must struggle against the ignorance and superstition of his own time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Robinson 2009

Brockington, Drew

Summary: When one of Pom Pom's botany experiments goes awry on the International Space Station, the CatStronauts must find a way to tame the weeds gone haywire and get back to Earth without help from Mission Control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 BRO

Walden, Tillie

Summary: A ragtag crew travels to the deepest reaches of space, rebuilding beautiful, broken structures to piece the past together. Two girls meet in boarding school and fall deeply in love, only to learn the pain of loss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WAL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Oppel, Kenneth

Summary: As members of the first crew of astralnauts, Matt Cruse and Kate De Vries journey into outer space on the Starclimber and face a series of catastrophes that threaten the survival of all on board.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eos 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: YA FIC OPP

Mather, Matthew

Summary: Something big is coming ... big enough to destroy the entire solar system ... and it's heading straight for Earth.That's what Dr. Ben Rollins, head of Harvard's exoplanet research team, is told by NASA after being dragged out of bed in the middle of the night. His first instinct is to call his daughter and wife, who are vacationing in Italy: something is coming, he tells them, a hundred times...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEI

Duboff, A.K.

Summary: Everything Elle Hartmut and her friends thought they knew about the alien menace--and the nature of their universe--is wrong. With mounting evidence that the aliens behind the Darkness reside on a hyperdimensional plane above spacetime, Elle and the Dark Sentinels will need a new approach to win. However, preventing the impending alien invasion will test their team in ways they never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BDL Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC DUB

Greer, Gery.

Summary: When Tod and Billy are kidnapped by creatures from outer space, they try to make as much trouble as they can on board ship so that the spaceship captain will take them back to Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1991

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Greer 1991

Smith, Nicholas Sansbury

Summary: "The thrilling sequel to Nicholas Sansbury Smith's bestselling Orbs--when one of their own is captured, Dr. Sophie Winston and her team of survivors must exit the safety of their biosphere and fight off the growing horde of aliens. The Organics are still draining the oceans, raising temperatures worldwide, and the few remaining humans have been herded into farms, where the water in their bodies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Smith 2016

Smith, Nicholas Sansbury

Summary: "There's sabotage from within and a strange virus is infecting the last human survivors of an alien invasion in Nicholas Sansbury Smith's smart and exciting third book in the bestselling Orbs series. With the alien armies growing stronger, Sophie's biosphere decides to join forces with the team from NTC's submarine. Using data from a surviving satellite, they discover strange, alien poles at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Smith 2016