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Hatch

A Novel

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: science fiction, environment

The second title in Kenneth Oppel’s explosive science-fiction trilogy, described by the Wall Street Journal as “so exciting that the pages might well have been printed with adrenaline”

First the rain brought seeds. Seeds that grew into alien plants that burrowed and strangled and fed.

Seth, Anaya and Petra are strangely immune to the plants’ …

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Guardians of Porthaven

by Shane Arbuthnott
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: multigenerational, prejudice & racism, superheroes, alien contact

On his fifteenth birthday, Malcolm Gravenhurst is preparing to take on the mantle of Guardian, like many Gravenhursts before him. The Guardians are tasked with defending the city of Porthaven, and his family is the only one to possess the superpowers necessary to battle the frequent alien invasions of robotic klek. But power has brought the Gravenh …

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Houston, Is There A Problem?

Teen Astronauts #1

by Eric Walters
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, astronauts & space, space exploration

Thirteen-year-old Houston Williams is smart. Very smart. So no one is surprised when he earns a scholarship to attend a prestigious NASA space camp. At the training facility he immediately bonds with his new team, including a girl named Teal. He also clashes with a girl on a rival team named Ashley, who matches or beats him in every exercise. The t …

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Alien Road

by M.J. McIsaac
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: paranormal, mysteries & detective stories, alien contact

Ridge isn't thrilled about the idea of spending his whole Spring Break with his mom, but when they get an invitation from his mom’s billionaire friend to join him on his private yacht for a Caribbean cruise, how can he say no? Karl, the billionaire’s son, is less excited. He knows where they are headed—right into the middle of the Bermuda Tri …

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Les timbrés : No 4 - Les traces du Bigfoot

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, action & adventure, alien contact

 

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Lorsque Tia, Léo et M. Rodrigue sont invités à faire du camping en compagnie d’un club d’horlogerie, ils ne peuvent pas refuser. Le but? Prendre en photo un Bigfoot qui rôde dans la forêt! Mais lorsqu’ils arrivent sur le site, Tia, Léo et M. Rodrigue découvrent que l’équipe est constituée de deux …

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Thrive

A Novel

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: science fiction, environment

The thrilling conclusion to internationally bestselling author Kenneth Oppel’s epic Bloom trilogy

First, the aliens’ plant life bloomed, then their terrifying creatures hatched and now the aliens themselves have arrived on Earth for a final showdown. Alien-hybrids Anaya, Petra and Seth will have to push themselves further than they ever thought …

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