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Science Fiction

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About Lexile Levels

 

Science Fiction       

Adams – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy L1000

Asimov, Isaac  – any novel L740-1250

Bradbury, Ray - The Martian Chronicles, any novel 

Card, Orson Scott - Ender’s Game and others. L780-910

Christopher, John – Pool of Fire, The White Mountains, City of Gold and Lead    L760-970

Coville, Bruce - My Teacher is an Alien L650, many others.        ( You may read     My Teacher Fried My Brains L750 as a class in seventh grade -- on Do Not Read List)   My Teacher Glows in the Dark L740

Crichton, Michael – Jurassic Park, The Lost World  L710,670

Farmer  – The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm L660

Lewis, C.S. – Out of the Silent Planet and others (scifi/fantasy)

Lowry, Lois –    The Giver L760, Gathering Blue L680  -- These are both on the Do Not Read List.

Lubar, David --Hidden Talents L630, True Talents L590 

Philbrick – The Last Book in the Universe L740

Verne, Jules – Journey to the Center of the Earth, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea L1040,1080

Wells, H.G. – The Time Machine, War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man   L1070,1170,980

Westerfeld -- Leviathan (fantasy/science fiction/steam punk) L790

 

Distopian:

 

Examples of books you could read include 

Hunger Games or other books in the series

Uglies or other books in the series

Matched or other books in the series

Gathering Blue or The Messenger by Lois Lowry (We will be reading The Giver as a class.)  

Ender's Game or other books in the series

Hidden Talents or True Talents by Lubar 

Truesight  and others in the series

The Last Book in the Universe by Philbrick 

Tunnels or other books in the series

City of Ember or other books in the series

Leviathan  or other books in the series

Incarceron or other books in the series

Maze Runner or other books in the series

 

 

 

 

Maximum Ride or other books in the series

Among the Hidden or other books in the series

Unwind by Neal Shusterman 

Eva by Peter Dickinson 

The Adoration of Jenna Fox 

House of the Scorpion

The Ear, The Eye, and The Arm

The Tripods Trilogy

Bar Code Tattoo  or other books in the series

A Wrinkle in Time  

The Roar

Blood Red Road  ? (I haven't read this one.)  (It has been recommended for those who loved Hunger Games.)

The House of Power (Atherton Series)  ? (I haven't read this one.)

The Sky Inside   ? (I haven't read this one.)

House of Stairs  ? (I haven't read this one.) 

 

 

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