Science Fiction Recommendations Level 2

Agee, Jon. Dmitri the Astronaut.
Returning to Earth with the astronaut who became a companion during a visit to the moon, Lulu the lunar creature becomes an overnight sensation after drawing pictures of a mysterious figure.

Corey, Shana. Problem with Pelly.
Pelly feels miserable because she looks different from her Martian classmates, but a glamorous opera singer who visits her class shows Pelly that her differences make her special.

Kirk, Daniel. Moondogs.
Willy flies to the moon to get a moondog for a pet, but he finds true happiness with a scruffy but loyal Earth dog named Scrappy.

Marshall, Edward. Space Case.
When the thing from outer space visits earth, it is mistaken first for a trick-or-treater and then for a robot.

Marshall, James. Merry Christmas, Space Case.
Buddy McGee eagerly awaits a promised Christmas visit from his friend, the thing from outer space.

McPhail, David. Tinker and Tom and the Star Baby.
A boy and a bear find a Star Baby in their back yard and try to fix its spaceship so that it can return to its mother.

Pinkey, J. Brian. Cosmo and the Robot.
Cosmo, a boy living on Mars, must come up with a quick solution when his malfunctioning robot Rex threatens his sister Jewel.

Sadler, Marilyn. Alistair’s Time Machine.
Alistair’s entry in a science competition takes him to many places and time periods, but unfortunately he can’t prove this to the judges.

Sadler, Marilyn. Alistair and the Alien Invasion.
When aliens invade from outer space, boy genius Alistair is the only person able to save the Earth.

Scieszka, Jon. 2095.
While on a field trip to New York’s Museum of Natural History, Joe, Sam, and Fred travel one hundred years into the future, where they encounter robots, anti-gravity disks, and their own grandchildren.

Wiesner, David. June 29, 1999.
While her third-grade classmates are sprouting seeds in paper cups, Becky has a more ambitious, innovative science project in mind.

Wood, Audrey. The Christmas Adventure of Space Elf Sam.
On his way to deliver Christmas presents to space colony Alpha One, Space Elf Sam crash lands on the planet Gom, where he shows the Gommers what Christmas is all about.

Yolen, Jane. Commander Toad and the Intergalactic Spy.
Commander Toad and the crew of Star Warts are asked to rout out Tip Toad, Space Fleet’s greatest and most elusive spy.

Yolen, Jane. Commander Toad and the Big Black Hole.
The space ship Star Warts, commanded by Commander Toad, encounters a black hole which threatens the vehicle with doom.

Yolen, Jane. Commander Toad and the Dis-asteroid.
Commander Toad and his spaceship Star Warts answer a mysterious call for help from a flooded asteroid.

Yolen, Jane. Commander Toad and the Planet of the Grapes.
In search of new worlds to explore, Commander Toad and his crew land their space ship “Star Warts” on the strange Planet of the Grapes.

Yolen, Jane. Commander Toad and the Space Pirates.
Commander Toad’s crew is very bored until Commander Salamander and his band of pirates capture the “Star Warts” spaceship, and Commander Toad is forced to hop the plank.

Yolen, Jane. Commander Toad in Space.
The intrepid crew of the space ship “Star Warts” lands on a water-covered planet inhabited by Deep Wader, a horrible hungry monster.

Yolen, Jane. Commander Toad and the Voyage Home.
Commander Toad leads the lean green space machine “Star Warts” to find new worlds but runs into trouble when he sets course for home.

 
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