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15 Favorite Sci-Fi Reads Parents Picked for Their Kids

Aliens, time travel, and space – oh sci-fi!
on June 04, 2014

If you have readers who love the idea of traveling to outer space, wonder about what it would be like to meet an extraterrestrial being, or have their sights set on what the future will look like in 3015…then these sci-fi reads are going to be right up their alley.

We asked parents on our Scholastic Facebook page what their favorite science fiction books to read with their kids were, and we rounded up this terrific list of techy, time-traveling reads. Pick one up and then…

Happy Reading -- to the galaxy and beyond!

15 Favorite Kids' Science Fiction Books Parents Say They Love
Animorphs by K.A. Applegate
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (abridged versions)
Pi in the Sky by Wendy Mass
The Finisher by David Baldacci
Larklight by Philip Reeve
Search for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
The Return of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'Engle
A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L'Engle
The Silver Six by A.J. Lieberman
The Doom Machine by Mark Teague
Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
Found: The Missing by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Kingdom Keepers by Ridley Pearson

Share your favorite sci-fi books for kids on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, and get ready for summer reading under the stars!


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