SF as the only significant literature

Kyla Tornheim kyla at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Thu Jan 20 17:35:00 EST 2005


On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, Irina Rempt wrote:

> I was going to say _Hexwood_, but it might be too old for him, and *I*
> think it's scary. Perhaps _Archer's Goon_ which has a spaceship in it,
> or _Dogsbody_ because it's about stars, or <mind blanks for a bit, go
> look at bookcase> _A Tale of Time City_ with time travel and clearly
> far-future themes.

I think _Archer's Goon_ and _Time City_ count as sci-fi. _Hexwood_ is
probably too old/scary for a 10-year-old. What about _Homeward Bounders_?
I've always thought that the war gaming somehow makes it more sci-fi.

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