Let's Go to the Moon! (6th-8th Grade)

By Skokie Staff Bibliocommons Youth Services

In celebration of Summer Reading, let's go to the moon: 3, 2, 1, blast off!

  • Moon Beam

    2017 by Taylor, Travis S.

    Sixteen-year-old Barbara is part of a team that will build a radar telescope on the moon. It turns out the journey to the moon is the hard part.

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  • 172 Hours on the Moon: A Novel

    2012 by Harstad, Johan

    Three teens are selected to participate in a journey to the moon. They're thrilled, but a former astronaut tries to warn them of the danger.

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  • Avalon

    2014 by Arnett, Mindee

    Jeth Seagrave travels through space with his crew in order to win his sister's freedom.

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  • Starflight

    2016 by Landers, Melissa

    Solara and Doran have to escape to outer space in order to get away from the bounty on their heads. Can these rivals learn to trust each other?

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  • Achilles

    2017 by Boose, Greg

    Jonah goes on a voyage to leave earth for a more inhabitable planet. However, their ship crashes on another planet and as the adults disappear, the teenagers are left on their own.

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  • Dove Arising

    2015 by Bao, Karen

    Phaet Theta hopes to live a peaceful life in her lunar colony, but that dream ends when her mother is arrested.

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  • 27 Hours

    2017 by Wright, Tristina

    Four runaways have 27 hours to stop a war of extinction—but to do that they'll have to commit treason!

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  • Their Fractured Light: A Starbound Novel

    2015 by Kaufman, Amie

    A hacker and a con artist have to work together in an unlikely alliance in order to take down the most powerful corporation in the galaxy.

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  • Defy the Stars

    2017 by Gray, Claudia

    Abel, a machine, and Noemi, a soldier, will do what they need to do to save their planet, no matter the cost.

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  • Across the Universe

    2011 by Revis, Beth

    Amy, a cryogenically frozen passenger on a spaceship, wakes up 50 years early because somebody tried to murder her. Now trapped in a spaceship, Amy tries to find the culprit before they try to kill her again.

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  • Heart of Iron

    2018 by Poston, Ashley

    Ana, in hopes to find a way to save an android, becomes a fugitive and goes on the run. Now, the entire kingdom is after her and not everybody is interested in capturing her alive.

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  • The Gauntlet

    2017 by Shepherd, Megan

    Cora and her friends work together win the Gauntlet—a competition that can earn them their freedom.

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