arth, the fantasy: the green, storied world where mankind originated. Earth, the reality: the junk planet, a dirty, dangerous place filled with detention camps, gangs and gangsters, flop houses, body parts factories, and a lawless immigrant community of aliens and humans. Ned believes the refugees from outer space have been interbreeding with cockroaches the size of dinosaurs. Em, pretty and slim,... [click here for more]
Drew is an android. From the very beginning of her existence, she has been programed by her creators to understand her superiority and overwhelming responsibilities. She was created for a mission, a mission more important than anything she could ever have imagined. Drew is sent to a high school to observe the humans and report back to her creators. But when she begins to form friendships with these... [click here for more]
"Jenny Kane loves weird science--but it's gone way, WAY out of control. Her mother's moved out, her dad's still moping around, and she's not sure how to cope any longer. And she keeps getting these weird phone calls from a scientist named Rod who's...where?...when?--another time zone? Another time altogether? Another reality? But that'd be crazy, wouldn't it?
She also has the strangest feeling... [click here for more]
Rodney Congruent (son of Watson Congruent of "The Return of Captain Conquer" fame) fears he will never have the sort of adventures his parents had. Then he receives an envelope full of transporting glitter, and ends up on an alien spaceship. The aliens, Grubber and Drum, say that they're searching for new exhibits for The Planetoid of Amazement, although Rodney is skeptical of their motives. Then he's... [click here for more]
Of all the things ten-year-old Cory Wilson expects to do when he moves to Midway Space Station, saving aliens from humans isn't one. An important conference is about to start at the station, not usually the sort of thing kids care about, not even when the conference is between humans and aliens, and half your family is alien. However, when bullies tease Cory, he ends up in a prohibited area where he... [click here for more]