When Ruben Drinkwater's mom showed up at a soccer game one day, an unexpected sight was seen by all as she turned into a pickle-shaped alien right before their eyes as the excitement of the game was too hard for her to maintain in her earthly form.
Former astronaut Clayton Anderson takes readers on an A to Z flight through the alphabet from astronaut and blastoff to spacewalk and Zulu Time. Topics cover the history of NASA, science, and practical aspects of being an astronaut using fun poems for each letter paired with longer expository text in the sidebars. Perfect for science buffs, budding astronauts, and astronomy lovers of all ages.
Preparing to fly to the ball with a little help from her fairy godrobot, Cinderella, a talented innovator, zooms to the rescue when the prince's ship has mechanical trouble. By the author of The Quiet Book. Simultaneous eBook.
When the residents of a far-distant planet send a message to Earth asking for someone to meet with them, the President of the United States asks Stanley Lambchop, an all-American boy, to be his ambassador
Having been judged Different, Norbert, Drew, and Sophie are banished from the United State of Earth to Astronuts Camp on Zorquat 3 in the Orion Nebula, interfering with Norbert's quest to find his parents
This enthralling sequel to Jumanji follows brothers Danny and Walter Budwing as they once again roll the dice in a new game called Zathura and embark on an unforgettable journey to a magical realm that forever changes their lives.
In a highly acclaimed graphic novelist's debut book for young readers, Violet Marlocke sets out with a group of misfit friends on an outer space mission to save her father who has gone missing during a hazardous job, leading them all into a grand space adventure filled with quirky aliens, awesome spaceships and sharp commentary on our environmentally challenged world. Simultaneous.
Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet 300 years in the future, but her frozen slumber abruptly ends 50 years too soon, not as the result of a computer malfunction but because someone on board the ship has tried to murder her. A debut novel. 200,000 first printing.
For all of her 16 years, Terra has lived in a city within a spaceship that left Earth 500 years before seeking refuge, but as they finally approach the chosen planet, she is drawn into a secret rebellion that could change the fate of her people.
Stranded on a spaceship speeding away from Earth, Romy is euphoric when she gets word that she will soon be joined by another ship, but as the Eternity gets closer, Romy begins to suspect that the captain has a mission all of their own
A savvy young criminal with an antisocial disorder is recruited to attend the Honors space program and joins a team on a sentient spaceship destined for the far reaches of the galaxy only to discover dangerous secrets hidden among the stars. By the award-winning author of Prince of Shadows. 50,000 first printing. Simultaneous eBook.
A teen soldier from an Earth colony planet fighting for its independence finds herself stranded in space on an abandoned ship where she bonds with a sophisticated mech prototype, who is forced to serve her at the risk of his own life. By the best-selling author of the Evernight series. Simultaneous eBook. 75,000 first printing.
The first novel in a sweeping science fiction trilogy tells a timeless love story about hope and survival in the face of unthinkable odds as two star-crossed lovers, Lilac and Tarver, must fight for survival when they crash land on a seemingly uninhabited planet. 75,000 first printing.
Conceived in deep space as a member of the first generation of New Earth pioneers, 15-year-old Waverly secretly wishes for a destiny more meaningful than marrying young and having children, only to find herself called upon to save her race when a traitorous sister ship begins abducting female crew members. By the author of Vibes.
Targeted by hostile rivals the moment he is proclaimed a prince, Khemri learns of dark mysteries in the heart of the Empire before discovering the ruins of a space battle and meeting a young woman who challenges everything he has ever believed. 75,000 first printing.
An expert at simulated war games, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin believes that he is engaged in one more computer war game when, in truth, he is commanding the last Earth fleet against an alien race seeking Earth's complete destruction
These critically acclaimed novels deftly chronicle one courageous woman’s spiritual and physical battles and the eternal consequences of her struggle--not only for herself and Brennan Caldwell, the man she loves, but also for the worlds she seeks to save. With her own people seeking her sacrifice, Lady Firebird finds herself swept toward an exciting but perilous destiny. Capturing the imaginations of readers of all genres, the complete story is now offered in this 3-in-1 volume. Includes: Firebird ; Fusion Fire ; Crown of Fire
Biologist Dr. Mackenzie Connor, while monitoring salmon runs at Field Station Six, is forced into helping an alien archaeologist discover the truth behind the mysterious area of space known as the Chasm after her partner is kidnapped and the Earth is attacked by an alien race called the Ro.
Drafted into the ranks of Earth's interstellar warriors, private William Mandella finds his fight against the Taurans secondary to the side-effects of faster-than-light space travel, which affects the rate at which he ages. Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
The discovery by an interstellar probe of a mysterious alien dragon made of the very essence of stars sends Captain Lena Fang, exobiologist Samuel Fisher, and the rest of the crew of the Karamojo on a difficult journey to SS Cygni, a world some 250 light years from Earth, to uncover the truth about the star dragon. A first novel. 20,000 first printing.
Thrown out of the Space Academy in disgrace, Ky Vatta, the daughter of a leading interstellar trading dynasty, is given the chance to redeem herself by captaining one of Vatta's oldest ships on its voyage to the scrapyards, but her journey takes on unexpected challenges when she finds herself and her crew trapped in the middle of a colonial war, in the first volume in a new military science fiction series.
Retaining a tenuous peace on a distant planet in the far future, humans and aliens work together through a mutually beneficial economic arrangement that is threatened by the arrival of a new group of humans that destabilizes the world's balance
Responding to a fantastical invitation that most of humanity disregards as a joke, three volunteers travel to other planets at the behest of the Atoners, who claim that they have wronged humanity and would convey understanding of the past. 15,000 first printing.
A band of psychologists, under the leadership of psychohistorian Hari Seldon, plants a colony to encourage art, science, and technology in the declining Galactic Empire and to preserve the accumulated knowledge of humankind. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Four thousand years after Kana Karr and his fellow human mercenaries are abandoned on a hostile planet, the crew of an exploration starship sets down on the uncharted planet, where Ranger Sergeant Kartr, a telepath and stellar Patrolman, and his crewmates search for the source of a beacon that could save them all.
When SETI astronomers stumble upon evidence of a highly advanced starfaring civilization, an expedition made up of a motley assortment of scientists is put together to investigate, but their journey could have unexpected ramifications. 25,000 first printing.
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