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Education Trade Books for Fiction: Science Fiction

This page lists fiction books related to content areas to help teachers or teacher candidates.

Fantasy/Science Fiction

  • *The 21 Balloons by William Pene du Bois
  • *Abarat by Clive Barker (BBYA)
  • *Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (BRB, LSRL, math)
  • *Beauty by Robin McKinley (PHB, Beauty and the Beast retelling)
  • *Brave Story by Miyuki Miyabe (MLB, Japan)
  • *Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones (middle school)
  • *The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper (NH)
  • *The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli (N)
  • *Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey
  • *Dreamquake: Book Two of the Dreamhunter Duet by Elizabeth Knox (MLPH, mystery, in the main Fiction collection 1st floor)
  • *Dr. Franklin's Island by Ann Halam (BBYA, biology)
  • *Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine (NH)
  • *Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (Nebula and Hugo Awards, in the main Science Fiction section 1st floor)
  • *Fairest by Gail Carson Levine (Snow White retelling)
  • *The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall (NH)
  • *Gemini Game by Michael Scott (LSRL, math/computer science)
  • *The Giver by Lois Lowry (N)
  • *The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman (BBYA)
  • *The great interactive dream machine by Richard Peck (computer science, middle school)
  • *The Grey King by Susan Cooper (N)
  • *The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley (N)
  • *The humpbacked fluteplayer by Sherman Apt Russell (Native American, middle school)
  • *Into the Labyrinth by Roderick Townley (middle school)
  • *James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl (middle school)
  • *Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix (BBYA, LSRL, middle school)
  • *King of Shadows by Susan Cooper (BBYA, middle school)
  • *A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • *The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo (middle school)
  • *One-Eyed Cat by Paula Fox (NH)
  • *Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper
  • *Princess Academy by Shannon Hale (NH)
  • *Repossessed by A.M. Jenkins and Amanda Jenkins (MLPH)
  • *Rites of the Healer by Anne Gray
  • *The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (middle school)
  • *The Seeing Stone by Kevin Crossley-Holland (King Arthur)
  • *A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond (NH)
  • *tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black (BBYA, Dark Fantasy)
  • *Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt (PHB)
  • *Whittington by Alan Armstrong (NH, middle school)
  • *A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (N)
  • A Curse Dark as Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce (BBYA, Rumpelstiltskin retelling)
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (N, cemeteries, ghosts)
  • Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit by Nahoko Uehashi (MLBH, Japan)
  • Nation by Terry Pratchard (MLPH, tsunamis, survival)
  • Savvy by Ingrid Law (NH, brothers, sisters, traveling, magic)
  • Spindle's End by Robin McKinley (sleeping beauty retelling)
  • Tiger Moon by Antonia Michaelis (MLBH)