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1 Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow

Art Berry lives in a world just slightly askew from the rest of us. In our increasingly wireless world of instant and constant communication, he gives his loyalty not to a state or a company or family and friends he sees regularly, but to the Eastern Standard Tribe-a largely faceless collection of people whose home time zone is the Eastern Standard Zone, who are locked in cutthroat competition with other tribes aligned with other time zones...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 313 | Votes: * | Score: *
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2 Flatland: a Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott

A. Square, a mathematician and resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, where women-thin, straight lines-are the lowliest of shapes, and where men may have any number of sides, depending on their social status. Square has adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions) and ultimately entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions, a revolutionary idea for which he is returned to his two-dimensional world.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 192 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 179KB | 32,194 words | Posted:

3 Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

The story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax.

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Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 318 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 570KB | 102,756 words | Posted:

4 Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne

A daring adventure with huge dollops of geographical, technological, and scientific information, touches of humor, and a slow build-up followed by one exciting incident after another.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 201 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 509KB | 91,288 words | Posted:

5 The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents by H. G. Wells

The Stolen Bacillis: What will happen to the Anarchist who stole the tube containing the Bacteriologist's new species of Bacteria? The Flowering of the Strange Orchid: What did Wedderburn's housekeeper discover about his new orchid? In the Avu Observatory: Was it a giant lemur that attacked Woodhouse in the Observatory in Borneo? The Triumphs of a Taxidermist: Would you trust any of this Taxidermist's work after hearing his secrets?...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 156 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 235KB | 44,278 words | Posted:

6 A Trip to Venus by John Munro

At 4 a. m., a ray of light had been observed on the disc of the planet Mars in or near the "terminator"; that is to say, the zone of twilight separating day from night. The news was doubly interesting to me, because a singular dream of "Sunrise in the Moon" had quickened my imagination as to the wonders of the universe beyond our little globe, and because of a never-to-be-forgotten experience of mine with an aged astronomer several years ago.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 194 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 273KB | 50,399 words | Posted:

7 The Master of the World (Sequel to Robur the Conqueror) by Jules Verne

In my position as head inspector in the FPD department at Washington, urged on by the desire, which has always been very strong in me, to investigate and understand everything which is mysterious, I naturally became much interested in these remarkable occurrences. And as I have been employed by the government in important affairs and secret missions since I was a lad, it also happened naturally that the head of my department placed In my charge this astonishing mysterious investigation.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 295 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 235KB | 42,830 words | Posted:

8 The First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells

When penniless businessman Mr Bedford retreats to the Kent coast to write a play, he meets by chance the brilliant Dr Cavor, an absent-minded scientist on the brink of developing a material that blocks gravity. Cavor soon succeeds in his experiments, only to tell a stunned Bedford the invention makes possible one of the oldest dreams of humanity: a journey to the moon. With Bedford motivated by money, and Cavor by the desire for knowledge, the two embark on the expedition.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Futuristic, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 191 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 369KB | 68,620 words | Posted:

9 The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells

Griffin, a scientist who creates a serum to render himself invisible, and his descent into madness that follows.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Romance, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 221 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 264KB | 48,977 words | Posted:

10 Out of Time's Abyss by Edgar Rice-Burroughs

This is the tale of Bradley after he left Fort Dinosaur upon the west coast of the great lake that is in the center of the island. About them upon the ground, among the trees and in the air over them moved and swung and soared the countless forms of Caspak's teeming life. Always were they menaced by some frightful thing and seldom were their rifles cool.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 364 | Votes: 7 | Score: 9.79
Size: 194KB | 35,794 words | Posted:
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