Science Fiction Books for Kids That You Need to Read Next

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You’re here, which means your child must love aliens, robots, space odysseys, mechanical adventures, and more! It also means that these science fiction books for kids are the perfect addition to your home library.

Science Fiction books for Kids

Aliens, space princesses, robots, oh my!

Robots Don't Have Tastebuds- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Robots Don’t Have Tastebuds by Tim Rades

With an overarching message of acceptance and self-love, this book explores why robots wish they could be just like us.

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Jonesy- Nine Lives on the Nostromo- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Jonesy: Nine Lives on the Nostromo by Rory Lucey

Fans of the Alien franchise will love this story of Jonesy, a cat whose nap is rudely awakened by the humans’ interesting new pet.

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My Rainy Day Rocket Ship- Science Fiction Books for Kids

My Rainy Day Rocket Ship by Markette Sheppard

When a rainy day threatens to ruin his adventures, one little dreamer uses everyday household items and imagination to create an indoor space adventure.

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The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot- Science Fiction Books for Kids

The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot by Margaret McNamara

The Three Little Pigs gets a reboot in one of the silliest of our science fictions books for kids! When three little aliens begin to build their new homes, a big bad robot keeps knocking them down.

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Reading Beauty- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Reading Beauty by Deborah Underwood

When a sleeping curse brought on by a papercut threatens to rob the land of all their books, it’s up to space princess Lex to save the day!

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Your Alien- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Your Alien by Tammi Sauer

When a stranded alien child and a little boy strike up an unexpected friendship, a day of adventure is born. At bedtime, though, the alien grows sad, and it’s up to the boy to figure out just what his alien friend needs. 

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Alien Next Door- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Alien Next Door by Joey Spiotto

Jonesy is back on our list of science fiction books for kids, but this time he’s seeing a caring side of his new alien friend. Together they go from facehuggers to feather dusters as they try to make their new home more comfortable than the Nostromo.

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Otis and Will Discover the Deep- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Otis and Will Discover the Deep by Barb Rosenstock

So many things could have gone wrong—from leaks that would send pressurized water shooting at them to a spark that could cause their oxygen tanks to explode—but Otis and Will were determined to dive deep into the ocean. This book is about their record-setting story!

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Interstellar Cinderella- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood

In this interstellar retelling of the classic fairy tale, Cinderella is headed to the ball with a little help from her fairy godmother when the prince’s ship experiences some slight mechanical trouble.

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06:29:1999 - Science Fiction Books for Kids

06/29/1999 by David Wiesner

Holly is a girl who loves science, and her latest science experiment starts like many others. This time she’s testing vegetable growth in extraterrestrial conditions. But when she launches her seedlings into the air, something unexpected and quite fantastical happens.

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Baloney (Henry P.)- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Baloney (Henry P.) by Jon Scieszka

The team behind The Stinky Cheese Man tells a story of Henry, an alien who must come up with a good excuse for why he’s late for szkola again. If he doesn’t, his teacher has promised that he’ll be sent to Lifelong Detention!

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Toys in Space - Science Fiction Books for Kids

Toys in Space by Mini Grey

When a group of toys is accidentally left outside, they find themselves watching one star that looks a bit brighter than all the rest. Before they know it, they’re off on a space adventure to help a lonely alien.

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Oh No!- Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World- Science Fiction Books for Kids

Oh No! (Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World) by Mac Barnett

When an overly ambitious little girl builds a gigantic robot for her science fair project, she expects to win first place. The chaos that follows, though, is anything but what she expected to happen.

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