The Orphan Army by Jonathan Maberry

The Nightsiders#1
Summary:  In the future, bug-like aliens are taking over Earth and young Milo Silk learns through dreams and strange encounters that there are other ancient monsters on the planet that are also threatened by the aliens, and that he may be the hero destined to lead his friends in saving the universe.

Simon and Schuster

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Masterminds, by Gordon Korman

Summary:  A group of kids discovers they were cloned from the DNA of some of the greatest criminal masterminds in history for a sociological experiment.

Balzer+Bray

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The One Safe Place, by Tania Unsworth

One Safe PlaceSummary:  In a near future world of heat, greed, and hunger, Devin earns a coveted spot in a home for abandoned children that promises unlimited food and toys and the hope of finding a new family, but Devin discovers the home’s horrific true mission when he investigates its intimidating Administrator and the zombie-like sickness that afflicts some children.

Algonquin

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Junkyard Bot, by C. J. Richards

Junkyard BotRobots Rule #1
Summary:  Worker robots keep the high-tech town of Terabyte Heights humming, but ten-year-old George Gearing is the only one who has a robot for a best friend. When his scrappy but beloved pal Jackbot is hit by a car, the whiz kid re-engineers him with fancy parts from state-of-the-art TinkerTech Laboratories. Jackbot’s astounding new skills far exceed anything George—or even TinkerTech’s head of robotics—could ever have imagined. But the villainous Dr. Micron wants to destroy the whole town to see his tech-driven dream realized.

HoughtonMifflin

The Twin Powers, by Robert Lipsyte

Twin PowersThe Twinning Project #2
Summary:  Identical twins and mirror opposites Tom and Eddie share a “road trip” between planets and risk everything to save their father from the alien scientists.

Clarion

Ambassador, by William Alexander

AmbassadorSummary:  Appointed Earth’s ambassador to the universe, twelve-year-old Gabe Fuentes faces two sets of  “alien” problems when he discovers his parents are illegal aliens and face deportation and the Earth is in the path of a destructive alien force causing multiple mass extinctions.

Margaret K. McElderry Books

Dangerous, by Shannon Hale

DangerousSummary:  When aspiring astronaut Maisie Danger Brown, who was born without a right hand, and the other space camp students get the opportunity to do something amazing in space, Maisie must prove how dangerous she can be and how far she is willing to go to protect everything she has ever loved.

Bloomsbury

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