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Booklist: Contemporary Sci-Fi for Kids and Teens

A few years ago, Colleen of Chasing Ray posted about the lack of sci-fi titles for teens. At that time, we discussed how science fiction does not seem to be as readily available right now in the teen department as, say, fantasy, drama, or romance. The discussion we had in her blog's comments prompted this list, which is composed of young adult sci-fi books that I have enjoyed and which have been released in the past decade.

Published in teen fiction:

The Jenna Fox Chronicles by Mary E. Pearson
- The Adoration of Jenna Fox
- The Fox Inheritance
- Fox Forever

Uglies trilogy by Scott Westerfeld
- Uglies
- Pretties
- Specials
-- Companion novel to the series: Extras
-- Graphic novels by Scott Westerfeld and Devin Grayson, illustrated by Steven Cummings:
- Uglies: Shay's Story
- Uglies: Cutters
-- Non-fiction guide to the series: Bogus to Bubbly: An Insider's Guide to the World of Uglies

Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
- Companion: The Last Days

The Cold Awakening trilogy by Robin Wasserman
- Frozen (formerly titled Skinned)
- Shattered (formerly titled Crashed)
- Torn (formerly titled Wired)

Fingerprints series by Melinda Metz
#1. Gifted Touch
#2. Haunted
#3. Trust Me
#4. Secrets
#5. Betrayed
#6. Revelations
#7. Payback

Feed by M.T. Anderson

I Was a Teenage Popsicle by Bev Katz Rosenbaum
- Sequel: Beyond Cool

Published in juvenile fiction:
Star Split by Kathryn Lasky
The Secret Under My Skin by Janet McNaughton
Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Escape from Memory by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Related Booklists: Vamping It Up, Go Gothic, Dystopia, Teen Mystery and Horror
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