Do you have a middle-grade kid? Come on, why should we have all the sci-fi fun? Here's a kid's sci-fi three, from some lesser-known authors ... from me to you :)
Frankie Dupont and the Mystery of Enderby Manor by Julie Anne Grasso
Time warps and alternate times, this c cute, unpredicable and fantastical mystery at an old manor, solved by the dashing Frankie Dupont, promises to be a mystery series that middle-grade readers will love.
Captain Disaster by Del Shannon
A smart, well-written sci-fi adventure that your middle-grader will love! Captain Disaster will capture your imagination with fast-paced, even exhausting, action ... and get you talking with your child about the value of family.