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  1. 1. Jan Paris Book Festival “Sci Fi For Tweens and Teens Who Don’t Like Sci Fi” Dr. Karin Perry November 5, 20110403CR6 Bick, Ilsa J -- Ashes [ VO KR BL PW SL BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Egmont USA, 2011., 465pAlex, a resourceful seventeen-year-old running from her incurable brain tumor, Tom, who has leftthe war in Afghanistan, and Ellie, an angry eight-year-old, join forces after an electromagnetic pulsesweeps through the sky and kills most of the worlds population, turning some of those who remaininto zombies and giving the others superhuman senses. HRD 1 15.34 15.3429689M8 Campbell, Chelsea M -- The rise of Renegade X [ PW HB BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- EgmontUSA, 2010., 340pExpecting to become a supervillain on his sixteenth birthday, Damien Locke, son of one of GoldenCitys most notorious supervillains, is horrified to discover that he may instead be destined tobecome a superhero. HRD 1 15.34 15.3402536MX Collins, Suzanne -- Catching fire [ BL* KR* SL* NY HB PW* WS BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --Scholastic Press, 2009., 391pBy winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes KatnissEverdeen and PeetaMellark havesecured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won bydefying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion. HRD 1 15.34 15.3414347W7 Collins, Suzanne -- The Hunger Games [ BL* WM SL* NY LM* PW* WS HB* ] {IL YA,-Fic-} -- Scholastic Press, 2008., 374pSixteen-year-old KatnissEverdeen accidentally becomes a contender in the annual Hunger Games,a grave competition hosted by the Capitol where young boys and girls are pitted against oneanother in a televised fight to the death. HRD 1 15.34 15.3429834P5 Collins, Suzanne -- Mockingjay[ BL* VO BC* WM NY HB SL PW* ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --Scholastic Press, 2010., 390pKatnissEverdeen, having survived the Hunger Games twice, learns she and her family and friendsare in danger because the Capitol holds her responsible for the unrest and races against time toprotect those she cares about and the people of District 12. 1
  2. 2. HRD 1 15.34 15.340241RQ7 Condie, Allyson Braithwaite -- Crossed [ KR* PW ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Dutton Books,c2011., 367pCassia, having arrived in the Outer Provinces in search of Ky, learns he has escaped from theSociety and follows a series of clues he left, which result in rebellion, betrayal, and a surprise visitfrom Xander. HRD 1 15.34 15.340246EA3 Condie, Allyson Braithwaite -- Matched [ VO KR* WM BL HB SL PW* BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Dutton Books, c2010., 369pCassia has always had complete trust in the Society to make decisions for her, but when she isbeing paired with her ideal mate, a second face flashes on the screen, and Cassia begins to doubtthe Societys infallibility as she tries to decide which man she truly loves. HRD 1 15.34 15.340063MC0 Cusick, John (John M.) -- Girl parts [ LM KR PW HB BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- CandlewickPress, 2010., 218pThe lives of David, wealthy and popular but still lonely, and Charlie, a soulful outsider, intersectwhen Rose, the female Companion bot Davids parents buy to treat his dissociative disorder, formsa bond with Charlie. HRD 1 14.49 14.490159FQ1 Dashner, James, 1972- -- The death cure [ KR ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Delacorte Press,c2011., 325pIn a final effort to complete the blueprint for the cure, Thomas must rely on the Gladers, with fullmemories restored, but Thomas does not trust Wicked and he remembers much more than theyrealize. HRD 1 15.34 15.3400172W7 Dashner, James, 1972- -- The maze runner [ VO WM BL PW HB SL WS BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Delacorte Press, c2009., 375pSixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he mustwork with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape. HRD 1 14.49 14.49 2
  3. 3. 0221CA6 Dashner, James, 1972- -- The Scorch trials [ VO KR WM BL HB SL ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --Delacorte Press, c2010., 361pThomas and the Gladers, having solved the Maze, plan on returning to their lives, but instead findthe earth a wasteland with Cranks roaming the desert in search of their next meal and they arefaced with the challenge of crossing the Scorch in two weeks in order to arrive at a safe haven. HRD 1 15.34 15.3424236V3 Dobkin, Bonnie -- Neptunes children [ WM HB SL ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Walker, 2008.,262pA group of children, stranded at an amusement park following a biological terrorist attack that haskilled all the adults on Earth, work together to survive with the help of Milo, a boy whose father wasan engineer at the park, but when new threats arise and suspicions grow, rebellion erupts. HRD 1 14.49 14.4918947KX Etchemendy, Nancy -- The power of Un [ VO WC KR BL BR SL BC ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} --Front Street/Cricket Books, 2000., RL 6.6, 148pWhen he is given a device that will allow him to "undo" what has happened in the past, Gib Finneyis not sure what event from the worst day in his life he should change in order to keep his sisterfrom being hit by a truck. HRD 1 14.46 14.460315TS1 Evans, Richard Paul -- Michael Vey : the prisoner of cell 25 [ VO ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --Mercury Ink/Simon Pulse, 2011., 326pFourteen-year-old Michael discovers he has special electrical powers and, with the help of his bestfriends, becomes aware that there are other teens with similar powers, but something or someoneis hunting them and, after Michaels mother is kidnapped, he will need to rely on his powers and hisfriends to rescue his mom, protect himself, and save the others. HRD 1 15.34 15.3418185W5 Grant, Michael, 1954- -- Gone [ BL* VO WM HB KL SL BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- HarperTeen,c2008., 558pIn a small town on the coast of California, everyone over the age of fourteen suddenly disappears,setting up a battle between the remaining town residents and the students from a local privateschool, as well as those who have "The Power" and are able to perform supernatural feats andthose who do not. HRD 1 15.34 15.3400386M1 Grant, Michael, 1954- -- Hunger : a Gone novel [ VO BL PW HB SL ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --HarperTeen, c2009., 590p 3
  4. 4. Conditions worsen for the remaining young residents of a small California coastal town isolated bysupernatural events when their food supplies dwindle and the Darkness underground awakens. HRD 1 15.34 15.3439901N7 Grant, Michael, 1954- -- Lies [ VO WM BL HB ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Katherine Tegen Books,c2010., 447pAs conditions worsen in the FAYZ, where supernatural forces have trapped children under the ageof fifteen and resources are running out, it becomes tempting to heed the words of a prophet whosays that only death will set them free. HRD 1 15.34 15.340434RH6 Grant, Michael, 1954- -- Plague : a Gone novel [ VO LM WM BL ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --Katherine Tegen Books, c2011., 492pA deadly, flu-like epidemic and a plague of flesh-eating creatures threaten the lives of the childrenat Perdido Beach while Sam, Astrid, Caine, and Diana each struggle with doubts and uncertainties. HRD 1 15.34 15.3426001N0 Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Among the Barons [ EL WM BL PW HB SL ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2003., RL 5.5, 182pIn a future world of false identities, government lies, and death threats, Luke feels drawn to theyounger brother of the boy whose name Luke has taken. HRD 1 15.34 15.3416165M1 Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Among the betrayed [ VO NP EL WM BK PW SL BC ] {IL3-6, -Fic-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2002., RL 4.5, 156pThirteen-year-old Nina is imprisoned by the Population Police, who give her the option of helpingthem identify illegal "third-born" children, or facing death. HRD 1 15.34 15.3436192B6 Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Among the brave [ VO EL BL SL ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Simon& Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2004., RL 5.5, 229pIn a society that allows families to have only two children, a group of third-borns tries to savethemselves and others like them. HRD 1 15.34 15.3437627N8 Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Among the enemy [ EL LM BL HB SL ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} --Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2005., RL 5.9, 214p 4
  5. 5. In a society that allows families to have only two children, third child Matthias joins the PopulationPolice to infiltrate their system. HRD 1 15.34 15.3405059SX Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Among the free [ WM BL HB SL ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Simon& Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2006., RL 5.7, 194pWhen thirteen-year-old Luke Garner unwittingly sets off a rebellion which sweeps the country andousts the Population Police from power, he quickly realizes that the new regime is corrupt and hemay hold the only key to true freedom. HRD 1 15.34 15.3428265G0 Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Among the hidden [ NB VO RV EL KR WM SL BR ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1998., RL 4.7, 153pIn a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Lukehas lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his familys farm, until another "third"convinces him that the government is wrong. HRD 1 15.34 15.3403655L7 Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Among the impostors [ NB VO KR WM BL SL BR BC ]{IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2001., RL 5.2, 172pIn a future where the law limits a family to only two children, third-born Luke has been in hiding forthe entire twelve years of his life, until he enters boarding school under an assumed name and isforced to face his fears. HRD 1 15.34 15.3405622V7 Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Turnabout [ VO KR WM BL PW SL BR BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --Simon Pulse, 2007, c2000., 223pMelly and Anny Beth participate in a top-secret experiment that makes them grow younger. FBG 1 10.81 10.8129750RX Kellerman, Faye -- Prism [ VO KR BL PW HB ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Harper, 2010, c2009.,264pThree teenagers fall through a cave in Carlsbad Caverns while on a field trip and enter a paralleldimension that brings them seven weeks into the past in a world where medicine and health caredoes not exist. FBG 1 14.01 14.01 5
  6. 6. 27372Z1 Lloyd, Saci -- The carbon diaries 2015 [ BL* WM BK SL* PW HB WS HB* ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Holiday House, 2009, c2008., 330pIn 2015, when England becomes the first nation to introduce carbon dioxide rationing in a drasticbid to combat climate change, sixteen-year-old Laura documents the first year of rationing as herfamily spirals out of control. HRD 1 16.21 16.2129846D8 Lloyd, Saci -- The carbon diaries 2017 [ VO KR* WM BL HB SL BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --Holiday House, 2010, c2009., 326pIn 2017, two years after England introduces carbon dioxide rationing to combat climatic change,eighteen-year-old Laura chronicles her first year at a London university as natural disasters andpolitical upheaval disrupt her studies. HRD 1 16.21 16.2126368K1 Lowry, Lois -- Gathering blue [ BL* CH NP KR* WM BK SL* PW ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} --Houghton Mifflin, c2000., RL 5, 215pLame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in thepalatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of theall-powerful Guardians. HRD 1 13.65 13.6502245G3 Lowry, Lois -- The giver [ ES BL* WC NM WM BK SL WS ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- HoughtonMifflin, 1993., RL 6, 180pGiven his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memoriesshared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society inwhich he lives. HRD 1 14.50 14.5013747Q5 Lowry, Lois -- Messenger [ BL* KR* BK NY HB SL PW* BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- HoughtonMifflin, 2004., RL 5.5, 169pIn this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young memberof a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannotexplain or understand. HRD 1 13.65 13.65 6
  7. 7. 0476YS1 Mullin, Mike -- Ashfall[ KR* BL PW ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Tanglewood, c2011., 466pAfter the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano destroys his city and its surroundings, fifteen-year-old Alex must journey from Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Illinois to find his parents and sister, trying tosurvive in a transformed landscape and a new society in which all the old rules of living havevanished. HRD 1 14.46 14.460425MU7 Oliver, Lauren -- Pandemonium / (Sequel to "Delirium") {IL YA, -Fic-} -- HarperCollins,c2012. HRD 1 15.34 15.34 Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be available on March 6, 2012.0004GTX Oliver, Lauren, 1982- -- Delirium {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Harper, 2011., 441pLena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of loveand leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthdayand her treatment, when she falls in love. HRD 1 15.34 15.3422823V9 Pearson, Mary (Mary E.) -- The adoration of Jenna Fox [ KR* WM BL SL* HB LM*PW* WS ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Henry Holt, 2008., 266pIn the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies andbrains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident andsuffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence. HRD 1 15.31 15.310440SQ7 Pearson, Mary (Mary E.) -- The Fox inheritance [ VO KR HB PW* BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} --Henry Holt, 2011., 294pFriends Jenna, Locke, and Kara suffer a terrible accident that destroys their bodies, but their mindsare preserved in a digital netherworld, allowing the friends to remain connected, until the day Jennadisappears, and then, decades later, Locke and Kara are given new bodies and discover everyonethey knew and loved--except Jenna--are dead and gone. HRD 1 15.34 15.3421073V2 Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948- -- The dead and the gone [ BL* WM NY HB SL PW* WSBC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Harcourt, 2008., 321p 7
  8. 8. After a meteor hits the moon and sets off a series of horrific climate changes, seventeen-year-oldAlex Morales must take care of his sisters alone in the chaos of New York City. HRD 1 14.50 14.5024857S1 Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948- -- Life as we knew it [ BL* VO WM BK SL PW* HB* BC ]{IL YA, -Fic-} -- Harcourt, c2006., 337pThrough journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her familys struggle to survive after ameteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. HRD 1 14.50 14.5008454S9 Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948- -- This world we live in [ VO KR WM BL HB SL PW* BC ]{IL YA, -Fic-} -- Harcourt, 2010., 239pMiranda Evans, her two brothers, and their mother struggle for survival a year after the moonscollision with a meteor altered the climate forever, and while things become more difficult with thearrival of six more people, including her father and stepmother, a new disaster threatens to derailthe new lives they have been trying to build. HRD 1 14.50 14.500182MM1 Roth, Veronica -- Divergent [ VO KR BL SL* NY PW* BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- KatherineTegen Books, c2011., 487pIn a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factionsto define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers thatshe is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is notperfect after all. HRD 1 15.34 15.340045JX2 Roth, Veronica -- Insurgent {IL YA} -- HarperColl, 2012., 496p HRD 1 15.34 15.3438080T6 Shusterman, Neal -- Unwind [ WM BK BL SL* NY HB PW* WS ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Simon& Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2007., 335pThree teens embark upon a cross-country journey in order to escape from a society that salvagesbody parts from children ages thirteen to eighteen. HRD 1 14.49 14.4937113X7 VandeVelde, Vivian -- Heir apparent [ VO NP KR* WM BL PW HB BC ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} --Magic Carpet Books, 2004, c2002., RL 7.6, 315p 8
  9. 9. While playing a total immersion virtual reality game of kings and intrigue, fourteen-year-oldGiannine learns that demonstrators have damaged the equipment to which she is connected, andshe must win the game quickly or be damaged herself. FBG 1 11.61 11.610147WN2 Westerfeld, Scott -- Pretties [ VO WM BL HB SL WS HB* BC ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- SimonPulse, 2011, c2005., 348pTallys perfect life as a Pretty is disrupted when she receives a letter from herself, written when shewas an Ugly, reminding her of the promise she made to take a drug developed to cure the brainlesions that keep the Pretties shallow and happy--and when she takes the pills, she becomes atarget of those determined to keep Pretty society carefree. HRD 1 15.34 15.340426RN2 Westerfeld, Scott -- Specials {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Simon Pulse, 2011, c2006., 350pAfter being captured and surgically transformed into a "special," teenaged Tally Youngblood, now agovernment agent programmed to protect society from outside threats, is ordered to eliminate therebel colony New Smoke, Tallys former home. HRD 1 15.34 15.340426PN8 Westerfeld, Scott -- Uglies {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Simon Pulse, 2011, c2005., 406pTally is faced with a difficult choice when her new friend Shay decides to risk life on the outsiderather 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 doesnt like. 9