Category Archives: Conditional Recommendation

Last Day on Mars (Chronicle of the Dark Star #1)

by Kevin Emerson

Conditional Recommendation: Suspenseful events and amazing discoveries of two 13-year-olds as they struggle to survive their last day on Mars.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Chronicle of the Dark Star, Book 1 of 3
Pages: 336
Published: 2017

Genre: Science Fiction

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Raising Dragons (Dragons in Our Midst #1)

by Brian Davis

Conditional Recommendation: A boy discovers that he’s part dragon and with his family and friends, is thrust into a millennia-long struggle between slayers and dragons.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Dragons in Our Midst, Book 1 of 4
Pages: 368
Published: 2004

Genre: Christian Fantasy

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On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness (Wingfeather Saga #1)

by Andrew Peterson

Conditional Recommendation: The beginning of a fantastical, suspenseful, epic adventure with the Igiby family as enemies are evaded and mysteries are uncovered.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Wingfeather Saga, Book 1 of 4
Pages: 290
Published: 2008

Genre: Fantasy

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Jurassic Park

by Michael Crichton

Conditional Recommendation: A team of consultants and two kids visit an island where dinosaurs have been genetically engineered and they must deal with the consequences or die.

Age: Mature Young Adult
Series: Jurassic Park, Book 1 of 2
Pages: 416
Published: 1990

Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller

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Dragon Slippers

by Jessica Day George

Conditional Recommendation: A young seamstress gets an unusual pair of slippers from bargaining with a dragon and becomes a major player in facing the threat against her kingdom.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Dragon Slippers, Book 1 of 3
Pages: 324
Published: 2007

Genre: Fantasy

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If I Live (If I Run #3)

by Terri Blackstock

Conditional Recommendation: In this thrilling conclusion, fugitive Casey Cox must stay alive a little longer to expose the true criminals, but she’s running out of places to hide from both the police and the people who want her and those she loves dead.

Age: Young Adult
Series: If I Run, Book 3 of 3
Pages: 352
Published: 2018

Genre: Christian Thriller

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If I’m Found (If I Run #2)

by Terri Blackstock

Conditional Recommendation: The stakes are getting higher and Casey Cox is still on the run but gains an ally and together they work to compile evidence to bring the real criminals to justice.

Age: Young Adult
Series: If I Run, Book 2 of 3
Pages: 384
Published: 2017

Genre: Christian Thriller

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Cytonic (Skyward #3)

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa goes even farther into the corners of the galaxy to discover what she is and what she can do to save her people.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 3 of 4
Pages: 409
Published: 2021

Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy

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