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Angler, Evan. SWIPE (2011)

In a world where everyone must be Marked in order to gain citizenship and participate in society, a group of youngsters who questions the system struggles to identify the true enemy--while pursuing a group of Markless teenagers. (J SCIENCE FICTION ANGLER EVA)
Applegate, Katherine. THE VISTOR (2011)
Rachel is still reeling from the news that the Earth is secretly under attack by parasitic aliens. And that she and her friends are the planet's only defense. (J SCIENCE FICTION APPLEGATE KAT)
Carman, Patrick. TRACKERS (2010)
When the mysterious Glyphmaster tricks Adam into solving a puzzle and then hacks his computers, Adam, Finn, Lewis, and Emily are pulled into a mystery that is more trouble than they ever imagined. (J SCIENCE FICTION CARMAN PAT)
Caterer, Claire. THE KEY AND THE FLAME (2013)
While visiting Hawkesbury, England, eleven-year-old Holly Shepard, her younger brother, Ben, and new friend Everett, travel to a parallel universe where she learns that the adventures she has always dreamed of can be messy and dangerous. (J SCIENCE FICTION CATERER CLA)
Cohen, Rich. ALEX AND THE AMAZING TIME MACHINE (2012)
Fifth-grader Alex Trumble builds a "dingus"--a time machine--when his brother Stephen is kidnapped by dangerous, evil time-travelers, to get back to the past and into the future to save his family from disaster (J SCIENCE FICTION COHEN RIC)
DiTerlizzi, Tony. THE SEARCH FOR WONDLA (2010)
Living in isolation with a robot on what appears to be an alien world populated with bizarre life forms, a twelve-year-old human girl called Eva Nine sets out on a journey to find others like her. (J SCIENCE FICTION DITERLIZZI TON).
Emerson, Kevin. THE FELLOWSHIP FOR ALIEN DETECTION (2013)
Thirteen-year-olds Haley and Dodger, winners of a fellowship, set out to nvestigate a series of possible alien abductions on tortuous family road trips that converge in a town that does not seem to exist. (J SCIENCE FICTION EMERSON KEV)
Farshtey, Greg. THE DOOM BOX (2012)
The heroes receive dire news: prior to their original capture, Core Hunter, Voltix, XT4, and Thornaxx stole four components of what is said to be a devastating super-weapon called "The Doom Box." This device grows larger on activation, encompassing anything in its path, then collapses in on itself--a serious danger enough--but the box is capable of growing to the size of an entire galaxy! (J SCIENCE FICTION FARSHTEY GRE)
Flanagan, John. THE OUTCAST (2011)
Skandian outcasts Hal, Stig, and others do battle at sea against the Wolves and the Sharks, in the ultimate race across icy waters where not everyone thinks of the competition as play. (J SCIENCE FICTION FLANAGAN JOH)
Gilman, Charles. PROFESSOR GARGOYLE (2012)
11-year-old Robert Arthur must vanquish Professor Gargoyle and learn the creepy origin story of the brand new Lovecraft Middle School.(J SCIENCE FICTION gilman cha)
Herrick, Amy. THE TIME FETCH (2013)
When the Time Fetch's foragers gobble up too much time, causing the fabric of the universe to unravel and blur the boundaries between worlds and dimensions, eighth-grade loner Edward and his classmates must band together to save the day. (J SCIENCE FICTION HERRICK AMY)

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Hughes, Mark Peter. A CRACK IN THE SKY (2010)

In a post-apocalyptic world, thirteen-year-old Eli, part of the most powerful family in the world, keeps noticing problems with the operations of his domed city but his family denies them, while in the surrounding desert, the Outsiders struggle to survive while awaiting a prophesied savior. (J SCIENCE FICTION HUGHES MAR)
Kade, J. V. BOT WARS (2013)
In a futuristic world where humans and robots are at war, a boy goes on a search to find his missing military father. (J SCIENCE FICTION KADE J.V.)
Lerangis, Peter. THE COLOSSUS RISES (2013)
Teens Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis' power that were hidden long ago and that will, if returned to Atlantis, save them from certain death due to the genetic abnormality that also gives them superior abilities. (J SCIENCE FICTION LERANGIS PET)
Lipsyte, Robert. THE TWINNING PROJECT (2012)
Tom and Eddie, identical twins and mirror opposites living on two different Earths some fifty years apart, must switch places and identities to thwart the alien scientists who threaten their planets. (J SCIENCE FICTION LIPSYTE ROB)
McKissack, Pat. THE CLONE CODES (2010)
On the run from a bounty hunter who arrested her mother for being part of a secret society devoted to freeing clones, thirteen-year-old Leanna learns amazing truths about herself and her family as she is forced to consider the value of freedom and what it really means to be human in 2170 America.(J SCIENCE FICTION MCKISSACK PAT)
Nix, Garth. TROUBLETWISTERS (2011)
When their house mysteriously explodes and they are sent to live with an unknown relative named Grandma X, twelve-year-old twins Jaide and Jack Shield learn that they are troubletwisters, young Wardens just coming into their powers, who must protect humanity from The Evil trying to break into Earth's dimension. (J SCIENCE FICTION Nix Garth)
Nylund, Eric S. THE RESISTERS (2011)
When twelve-year-olds Madison and Felix kidnap him, Ethan learns that the Earth has been taken over by aliens and that all the adults in the world are under mind control. (J SCIENCE FICTION NYLUND ERI)
Oliver, Lin. SOUND BENDERS (2011)
After their parents are declared dead, Leo and his brother Hollis are taken in by a wealthy but distant step-uncle, and when, on his thirteenth birthday, Leo acquires the ability to hear sounds from the past when touching certain objects, he tries to use the skill to rescue a dolphin, whatever the cost. (J SCIENCE FICTION OLI LIN)
Shulman, Polly. THE WELLS BEQUEST (2013)
Two teenagers use H. G. Wells's famous time machine to race through time and stop a dangerous enemy. (J SCIENCE FICTION Shulman pol)
Ungar, Richard. TIME SNATCHERS (2012)
Thirteen-year-old orphan Caleb is a "time snatcher" who travels through history stealing valuable artifacts from the past for high-paying clients of his ruthless guardian. (J SCIENCE FICTION UNGAR RIC)
Valente, Catherynne. THE GIRL WHO CIRCUMNAVIGATED FAIRYLAND IN A SHIP OF HER OWN MAKING (2011)
Twelve-year-old September's ordinary life in Omaha turns to adventure when a Green Wind takes her to Fairyland to retrieve a talisman the new and fickle Marquess wants from the enchanted woods.(J SCIENCE FICTION VALENTE CAT)
Vande Velde, Vivian. DEADLY PINK (2012)
Fourteen-year-old Grace must find a way to get her older sister out of a princess-filled virtual reality RPG (role playing game)--before it is too late.(J SCIENCE FICTION VANDE VIV)
Vaughan, M.M. THE ABLIITY (2012).
While Chris and five other twelve-year-olds learn to make the most of their mental abilities in a secret, government-run school last used in 1977, twins Ernest and Mort are studying under someone with much more sinister motives. (J SCIENCE FICTION VAUGHAN M.M)

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