Science & Science Fiction

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Twelve to Fourteen
Across a Star-Swept Sea Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062006165
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - October 15th, 2013

Socialite Persis travels in disguise as The Wild Poppy to neighboring Galatea to rescue aristocrats incapacitated by revolutionaries.  An homage to The Scarlet Pimpernel

 


Fox Forever Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805094343
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - March 19th, 2013

In a dystopian future, bioengineered Locke has been saved by the resistance.  Now he's on a perilous mission to help them.  Will he succeed?

 


Paradox Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375869624
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 25th, 2013

Landing on a distant planet, with an unknown mission but evidently prepared, can teenage Ana save Earth from an epidemic?

 


Tandem Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385742771
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 8th, 2013

Sasha is abducted and brought through the Tandem to a parallel universe.  Forced to impersonate the princess, she has to confront her feelings about two boys from different worlds.

 


The Testing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547959108
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 4th, 2013

Sixteen-year-old Cia faces moral and intellectual challenges when she participates in the tests that will determine her future in society.

  


Unremembered Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374379919
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - March 5th, 2013

Rescued from the wreckage of a plane, a young girl struggles to discover her forgotten past in this fast-paced thriller.

 


Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football's Make-Or-Break Moment Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781467710671
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Published: Carolrhoda Books - September 1st, 2013

Graphic technical details describe head and brain traumas that have plagued the game of football since the nineteenth century.  Photos and diagrams.  Sources, web sites, and bibliography. 


Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope Cover Image
By Bridget Heos, Andy Comins (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780547681269
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - February 26th, 2013

Imagine implanting goats, silkworms, and alfalfa with the DNA of golden orb weaver spiders to develop a more useful quality of silk.