Science fiction are stories about characters who are effected by future developments in science and technology. The stories are often set in a future time, in space, in a different world, or in a new universe. Looking for science fiction? Search in Sora, or your favorite place to access eBooks to see what you can read digitally.
Middle School Ideas for Science Fiction
The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson
Call Number: FIC Pea
In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.
Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Call Number: FIC Had
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.
Flawed by Cecelia Ahern
Call Number: FIC Ahe
In a future society where 'flawed' people who have committed crimes are branded with an F, a young girl takes a stand.
I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
Call Number: FIC Lor
In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a fifteen-year-old who has hidden on Earth for ten years waiting to develop the Legacies, or powers, he will need to rejoin the other six surviving Garde members and fight the Mogadorians who destroyed their planet, Lorien.
Matched by Ally Condie
Call Number: FIC Con
Cassia has always had complete trust in the Society to make decisions for her, but when she is being paired with her ideal mate, a second face flashes on the screen, and Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility as she tries to decide which man she truly loves.
The Princess, The Scoundrel and The Farm Boy by Alexandra Bracken
This story begins as so many do: A long, long time ago... in a place far beyond the glittering stars. This is the story of three people who cross paths with destiny—who are in the wrong place at the right time. Together, they will prove there's more to them than meets the eye... and they might just be the galaxy's only hope for the future.
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
Call Number: FIC Cha
Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out that her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.
Upper School Ideas for Science Fiction
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Call Number: Sora OverDrive & FIC Ada
Seconds before Earth is demolished to make room for a galactic freeway, an earthman is saved by his friend. Together they journey through the galaxy.
Alienated by Melissa Landers
Call Number: FIC Lan
High school senior Cara Sweeney gets more than she bargained for when she agrees to participate in earth's first intergalactic high school exchange program.
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
Call Number: FIC Bra
Sixteen-year-old Ruby breaks out of a government-run 'rehabilitation camp' for teens who acquired dangerous powers after surviving a virus that wiped out most American children.
The Diabolic by S. J. Kincaid
Call Number: FIC Kin
Nemesis is a Diabolic, a humanoid teenager and the galaxy's most deadly weapon, who masquerades as Sidonia, a senator's daughter, and becomes a hostage of the galactic court.
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Call Number: FIC Car
Young Ender Wiggin may prove to be the military genius Earth needs to fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race that will determine the future of the human race.
Legend by Marie Lu
Call Number: FIC Lu
In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-olds Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
In the year 2044, Wade, chooses to escape reality and spends hours in the utopian virtual world of the OASIS, but when Wade stumbles upon the first of the fiendish puzzles set up by OASIS creator James Halliday he finds he must compete with thousands of others--including those willing to commit murder--in order to claim a prize of massive fortune.
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Call Number: FIC Wes
Tally is faced with a difficult choice when her new friend Shay decides to risk life on the outside rather than submit to the forced operation that turns sixteen year old girls into gorgeous beauties, and realizes that there is a whole new side to the pretty world that she doesn't like.