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If That Breathes Fire, We're Toast (age 7-10)
by Jennifer Stewart
science fiction ... humor
Publisher comments: Twelve-year-old Rick, the new kid in town, braces himself for a long, dull summer. But he soon makes friends with his next door neighbor, Natalie, and their lives change when a mysterious box arrives. Inside is a sharp-tongued, time-traveling, fire-breathing dragon named Madam Yang, who takes the two on an adventure back in time.
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The Banana Split From Outer Space (age 7-10)
by Catherine Siracusa
enterprise ... science fiction
Catalog: Stanley's ice cream business suffers until he meets Zelmo, an alien whose spaceship crash-lands on earth.
Aliens for ... Series (age 7-10)
adventure ... humor ... science fiction
Publisher comments: Richard Bickerstaff sits down to breakfast one morning and gets the surprise of his life when an alien climbs out of his cereal bowl! Aric is a tiny, wisecracking creature who's been beamed to Earth in a cereal box. He's on a very important mission, namely to stop an alien takeover, and he needs Richard's help. With only five days to save the world, Richard and Aric battle a deadly enemy in a deadly disguise the cool new kid in Richard's class!
title: Aliens for Breakfast by Jonathan Etra F ETR
title: Aliens for Lunch by Jonathan Etra F ETR
title: Aliens for Dinner by Stephanie Spinner F SPI
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Eaton Stanley and the Mind Control Experiment (age 7-10)
by David Adler
humor ... science fiction ... school
Brian knows Eaton Stanley is strange. Eaton knows all kinds of weird facts that fascinate Brian. Before he knows what hit him, Brian gets involved in Eaton's bizarre science project -a plan to take control of their teacher's mind. Brian is thrilled when their plan seems to work -- until the day they go too far.
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Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist (age 7-10)
by Jim Benton
math/science/technology ... humor ... science fiction ... school
When Franny Stein, self-styled mad scientist, creates a stir with her wacky schemes and wild inventions.
title: The Invisible Fran
title: The Fran That Time Forgot
title: Attack of the 50-ft. Cupid
title: The Fran With Four Brains
title: Frantastic Voyage
title: Lunch Walks Among Us
title: The Frandidate
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Lego Exo-Force Series (age 7-10)
by Allison Lassieur
science fiction ... action ... adventure
Publisher comments: Exo-Force is a valiant team of young heroes who pit their skill, their intelligence, and the power of their armor against their robot enemies. The Exo-Force team is on a mission and they need your help to succeed. Each chapter ends with a puzzle and when all the puzzles have been solved, you'll crack the code with the rest of the team. Can you help them to solve this mystery? A surprise awaits the one with the right answer! Join the adventure . . .
title: Secret of the Golden Tower: An Exoforce Puzzle Adventure
title: Race to the Golden City
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Atomic Ace Series (age 7-10)
by Jeff Weigel
poetry ... science fiction ... adventure ... action ... family
So what's it like living with Atomic Ace, a dad who battles robots and can fly? It's not as weird as you might think--after all, Ace is always there to fix Saturday lunch and play ball with his son. Mom is just Mom and Dad is just Dad--they're a normal family! And a normal dad can sometimes mess up. That's what happens when Atomic Ace meets his ruthless nemesis, Insect King. This normal family is stressed!
title: Atomic Ace (He's Just My Dad)
title: Atomic Ace and the Robot Rampage
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Hot Dog and Bob Series (age 7-10)
by Lissa Rovetch
science fiction ... school ... humor
Bob is just an ordinary boy with ordinary friends who goes to an ordinary school, each and every day. But this is no ordinary day. Today when Bob opens his lunchbox, he finds Hot Dog ... a real, live, talking hotdog! Hot Dog says he's from another planet. He’s here to save Earth. And ... gulp ... he needs Bob's help!
title: Hot Dog and Bob and the Seriously Scary Attack of the Evil Alien Pizza Person: Adventure 1
title: Hot Dog and Bob and the Particularly Pesky Attack of the Pencil People
title: Hot Dog and Bob and the Dangerously Dizzy Attack of the Hypno Hamsters
title: Hot Dog and Bob and the Exceptionally Eggy Attack of the Game Gators
title: Hot Dog and Bob and the Surprisingly Slobbery Attack of the Dogwash Doggies
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Sardine in Outer Space Series (age 7-10)
by Emmanuel Guibert
adventure ... humor ... short stories ... science fiction
In the goofy space adventures of a little girl called Sardine, encounters aren’t always friendly: weird creatures, cosmic squids, masters of the universe, talking clouds, and evil beings abound. In this volume of seven stories, Supermuscleman, the chief executive dictator of the universe, is on a mission to make all the galaxy’s kids behave. Sardine must enlist the help of her cousin Lou and her pirate uncle, the gruff Captain Yellow Shoulder, to outwit him and his evil plans.
title: Sardine in Outer Space
title: Sardine in Outer Space 2
title: Sardine in Outer Space 3
title: Sardine in Outer Space 4
title: Sardine in Outer Space 5
title: Sardine in Outer Space 7
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Weird Planet Series (age 7-10)
by Dan Greenburg
science fiction ... humor
When their spaceship crash lands on Earth, Ploo is captured by the Army and taken to the mysterious Area 51. While her brothers, Lek and Klatu, try to rescue her, Ploo uses her ESP to make a new friend.
title: Dude, Where's My Spaceship?
title: Lost in Las Vegas
title: Chilling With the Great Ones
title: Attack of the Evil Elvises
title: Lights, camera-- liftoff!
title: Thrills, Spills, and Cosmic Chills
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Wanna Buy an Alien? (age 7-10)
by Eve Bunting
science fiction
Ben is excited and more than a little nervous when he receives a strange package on his birthday. Inside are photographs of himself . . . with an alien! The other contents are just as weird-a note, a tape, and two warm vein-covered rocks. Even when he finds out that his friend Jason ordered the gift from a "Wanna Buy an Alien?" ad in a tabloid, Ben can't shake the feeling that it's all real-especially when events begin unfolding just as the contents of the package had predicted.
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Jason and the Aliens Down the Street (age 7-10)
by Gery Greer
adventure ... science fiction
Jason meets Cooper Vor and Lootna, aliens from space now living on Earth, and travels with them to a distant planet in an attempt to retrieve a stolen energy crystal.
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The Ricky Ricotta Series (age 7-10)
by Dav Pilkey
science fiction ... adventure ... humor
Ricky Ricotta and his Mighty Robot battle for the safety of the universe in these hilarious action-packed adventures.
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot
title: Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot: an adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitos from Mercury
title: Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitos from Mercury: the second robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitos from Mercury: the Second Robot Adventure Novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus
title: Ricky Ricotta's Giant Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus: the third robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus: the Third Robot Adventure Novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mecha Monkeys from Mars
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Mecha-Monkeys from Mars: the fourth robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Jurassic Jackrabbits from Jupiter: the fifth robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn: the sixth robot adventure novel
title: Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus: the seventh adventure novel
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Space Brat (age 7-10)
by Bruce Coville
humor ... science fiction
Although bratty Blork is good at throwing tantrums, even a megatantrum can't save his pet Poonoobie when it is taken by the Big Pest Squad.
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Mush, a Dog From Space (age 7-10)
by Daniel Pinkwater
science fiction ... animals ... humor
Kelly Mangiaro, who has wanted a pet for as long as she can remember, gets more than she bargained for from her new dog, Mush.
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Fat Men From Space (age 7-10)
by Daniel Pinkwater
science fiction ... humor
Through his radio tooth, William learns of an invasion by spacemen who are taking all of earth's supply of junk food.
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The Transmogrification of Roscoe Wizzle (age 7-10)
by David Elliott
science fiction ... humor
Roscoe Wizzle was a normal ten-year-old kid until a sign sprang up in a vacant lot showing a big picture of Gussy Gorilla just about the biggest hamburger in the world. The new fast food franchise transforms The Wizzles' dinner routine, but that's not all!
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Alien for Rent (age 7-10)
by Betsy Duffey
humor ... science fiction ... school
Lexie and J.P. accidentally rent an alien named Bork for the price of two gugentocks, a.k.a. Twinkies. The alien saves J.P. from the punch of a fifth-grade bully. Just what other good deeds has Bork done? Anything is possible when a junk food-loving alien comes to visit.

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