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J ANDERSO Anderson, M.T. Whales on Stilts: Racing against the clock, shy middle-school student Lily and her best friends, Katie and Jasper, must foil the plot of her father's conniving boss to conquer the world using an army of whales. J BARLOW Barlow, Steve. The Doomsday Virus: by Steve: At age fourteen, Tim Corder is considered to be the most dangerous criminal on the planet, but when the World Wide Web and every computer connected to it are threatened by a virus, his expertise may be the only hope. J CAMERON Cameron, Eleanor. The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet: A mystery man inspires two boys to build a space ship which takes them to the planet of Basidium to help the Mushroom people. J CARMAN Carman, Patrick. Atherton: the House of Power: Edgar, an eleven-year-old orphan, finds a book that reveals significant secrets about Atherton, the strictly divided world on which he lives, even as geological changes threaten to shift the power structure that allows an elite few to live off the labor of others. (Book 1) J CRILLEY Crilley, Mark. Akiko on the Planet Smoo: Ten-year-old Akiko has an unexpected adventure when she is whisked away to a distant planet and put in charge of the rescue mission that must search for the kidnapped Prince Froptoppit. (Akiko series) J CHRISTO Christopher, John. The White Mountains: Young Will Parker and his companions make a perilous journey toward an outpost of freedom where they hope to escape from the ruling Tripods, who capture mature human beings and make them docile, obedient servants. (Four books in Series) J COVILLE Coville, Bruce. Aliens Ate My Homework: Rod is surprised when a miniature spaceship lands in his school science project and reveals five tiny aliens, who ask his help in apprehending an interstellar criminal.
J DALEY Daley, Michael. Space Station Rat: A lavender rat that has escaped from a laboratory, and a lonely boy whose parents are scientists, meet on an orbiting space station, communicate by email, and ultimately find themselves in need of each other's help and friendship. (Sequel: Rat Trap) J DASHNER Dashner, James. The Journal of Curious Letters: Thirteen-year-old Atticus "Tick" Higginbottom begins receiving mysterious letters from around the world signed only "M.G.," and the clues contained therein lead him on a journey to the perilous 13th Reality and a confrontation with evil Mistress Jane. YA DUPRAU DuPrau, Jeanne. The City of Ember: In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions. J ELISH Elish, Dan. Attack of the Frozen Woodchucks: When extraterrestrial woodchucks attack, tenyear-old Jimmy, his two-and-a-half-year-old sister, friend William, and an eccentric classmate who has built a flying saucer in her Manhattan brownstone, join forces to save the universe. J FEIG Feig, Paul. Ignatius MacFarland: Frequenaut!: Bullied in school and called "Piggy MacFartland," twelve-year-old Iggy longs to travel to another planet and live among extraterrestrials, until an explosion transports him to a scary alternate reality. J FIELDS Fields, Bryan. Lunchbox and the Aliens: Lunchbox is an ordinary basset hound until he is abducted by aliens, zapped by a mental enhancer, and sent back to convert Earth's garbage into food--a task that would be easier if he had opposable thumbs, or at least tentacles. (Sequel: Froonga Planet) J FORESTE Forester, Victoria Lakeman. The Girl Who Could Fly: When homeschooled farm girl Piper McCloud reveals her ability to fly, she is quickly taken to a secret government facility to be trained with other exceptional children, but she soon realizes that something is very wrong and begins working with brilliant and wealthy Conrad to escape YA GOODMAN Goodman, Allegra. The Other Side of the Island: Born in the eighth year of Enclosure, ten-yearold Honor lives in a highly regulated colony with her defiant parents, but when they have an illegal second child and are taken away, it is up to Honor and her friend Helix, another "Unpredictable," to uncover a terrible secret about their Island and the Corporation that runs everything. J HADDIX Haddix, Margaret Peterson. Among the Hidden:: 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. (Shadow Children series)
J HADDIX Haddix, Margaret Petersen. Found: When thirteen-year-olds Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, learn they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to repair the fabric of time. (New series -- Sequel: Sent) J HOLT
Holt, K.A. Mike Stellar: Nerves of Steel: In this interstellar adventure comedy sent in 2174, Mike
is suspicious when his family joins an expedition to Mars at the last minute, and his fears are confirmed when all of the adults on the colonizing mission, including his parents, begin to act strangely. YA KLAUSE Klause, Annette Curtis. Alien Secrets: On her journey to the distant planet where her parents are working, twelve-year-old Puck befriends a troubled alien and becomes involved in a dangerous mystery involving a precious artifact. J LENGLE L'Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time: When an atomic physicist disappears on a secret mission, his son, daughter and their friend search for him, going on an interplanetary journey through time and space. (Series) J LENNON Lennon, John. Questors: Three confused children are brought together then, with little training, sent off to save three worlds that were held in perfect balance until a cataclysmic disruption in the space-time continuum threatened their existence, which is just what their enemy desires. J LOWRY Lowry, Lois. The Giver: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives. J LOWRY Lowry, Lois. Gathering Blue: Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians. J LYNCH Lynch, Chris. Cyberia: In a future where electronic surveillance has taken the place of love, a veterinarian is putting computer chips in animals to control them, and those creatures choose young Zane, who understands their speech, to release captives and bring them to a technology-free safety zone. J REEVE Reeve, Philip. Larklight, or, The Revenge of the White Spiders!, or, To Saturn's Rings and Back!: a rousing tale of dauntless pluck in the farthest reaches of space: In an alternate Victorian England, young Arthur and his sister Myrtle, residents of Larklight, a floating house in one of Her Majesty's outer space territories, uncover a spidery plot to destroy the solar system. (First in series)
J RICHARDS Richards, Douglas E. Trapped! The Prometheus Project: Uprooted to the backwoods of Pennsylvania, a brother and sister discover their scientist parents are part of a mysterious project that could get them all imprisoned or worse. (Sequel: Captured) J SCHADE Schade, Susan. Travels of Thelonious (Fog Mound): At a time when animals only know myths about the talking humans who once dominated and nearly destroyed the world, a young chipmunk escapes danger in the City of Ruins and, with new friends, finds the Fog Mound, where all creatures live in peace and harmony. (Book one of three) J SERVICE Service, Pamela. Stinker from Space: An agent of the Sylon Confederacy, fleeing from enemy ships, crash lands on Earth, transfers his mind to the body of a skunk, and enlists the aid of two children in getting back to his home planet. J SIMMONS Simmons, Michael. Alien Feast: In 2017, human-eating aliens have kidnapped two scientists who might cure the disease that is destroying them, and twelve-year-old William Aitkin, his elderly, ailing Uncle Maynard, and the scientists' daughter, Sophie, set out to rescue them. (Book One of Chronicles of the First Invasion) YA SLEATOR Sleator, William. The Boy Who Reversed Himself: When Laura discovers that the unpopular boy iving next door to her has the ability to go into the fourth dimension, she makes the dangerous decision to accompany him on his journeys there. YA SLEATOR Sleator, William. Into the Dream: When two kids realize they are having the same frightening dream, they begin searching for an explanation for this mysterious coincidence. J STEWART Stewart, Trenton, Lee. The Mysterious Benedict Society: After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules. J WAUGH Waugh, Sylvia. Space Race: When he learns that he and his father must soon leave Earth, elevenyear old Thomas Derwent is upset. But a terrible accident that separates the two of them makes Thomas's situation much worse. J WILSON Wilson, N.D. 100 Cupboards: After his parents are kidnapped, timid twelve-year-old Henry York leaves his sheltered Boston life and moves to small-town Kansas, where he and his cousin Henrietta discover and explore hidden doors in his attic room that seem to open onto other worlds. J 601.12 ZUC Zuckerman, Amy & Daly James: 2030: A Day in the Life of Tomorrow's Kids: A look at what a kid’s daily life might be like in the year 2030 from cool new gadgets to how their lives may be impacted by environmental change.