Deborah Walker is the author of two hundred short stories and poems. She lives in London with her partner, Chris, and her two lovely, yet distracting young children. Find Deborah in the British Museum trawling the past for future inspiration.
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Offering just the right amount of imagination, humor, and contemporary nuances to engage young readers, this is a must-have in science-fiction collections serving middle graders and teens.
~ Kirkus Reviews
Girls, Boys, Robots. Everyone is welcome here.
What’s it like to be a space station detective? To be homesick for Mars? What do you say when your robot gets you in trouble?
Come find out!
The Universe keeps getting bigger! The adventure continues in this second collection of science fiction short stories for middle grade readers. From a future that could be right around the corner, to cultures that stretch what it means to be human, the common thread of our stories are the girls and boys who take action, solve problems, and become the leaders of tomorrow. Welcome Young Explorers!
24 science fiction short stories for the middle grade reader from Hugo and Nebula winning authors as well as newer writers.
Girls need to read stories where any number of possible roles are modeled for them. Just as importantly, boys need to read stories where girls are active participants in adventures. And children of all colors and backgrounds need to know the future includes them.