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Science Fiction for Year 5: Library Home


What is Science Fiction?

"Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life."

From Wikipedia

Some of the earliest works of science fiction are from authors Jules Verne (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Journey to the Centre of the Earth) and H.G. Wells (The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine).

Ten Inventions Inspired by Science Fiction

Check out this article that links science fiction with science fact and watch the clip below.

Ten Inventions 

Science Fiction Books

These books are stories about space. They are all available in the Middle School Library. They are shelved in the Science Fiction and Fantasy section. They are organised according to the author's last name.

There are also lots of other science fiction stories you can read. Check out the display in the Library.