15 Favorite Sci-Fi Reads Parents Picked for Their Kids

Aliens, time travel, and space oh sci-fi!
By Maggie McGuire
Jun 04, 2014

Ages

8-13


Jun 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
 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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