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Only you can save mankind

by:Pratchett, Terry

Twelve-year-old Johnny endures tensions between his parents, watches television coverage of the Gulf War, and plays a computer game called Only You Can Save Mankind, in which he is increasingly drawn into the reality of the alien ScreeWee.

Editions:67  Date:1979 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, War fiction, War fiction, War stories, Science fiction

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The eye of minds

by:Dashner, James, 1972-

Michael is a gamer. And like most gamers, he almost spends more time on the VirtNet than in the actual world. The VirtNet offers total mind and body immersion, and it's addictive. Thanks to technology, anyone with enough money can experience fantasy worlds, risk their life without the chance of death, or just hang around with Virt-friends. And the more hacking skills you have, the more fun. Why bother following the rules when most of them are dumb, anyway? But some rules were made for a reason. Some technology is too dangerous to fool with. And recent reports claim that one gamer is going beyond what any gamer has done before -- he's holding players hostage inside the VirtNet. The effects are horrific -- the hostages have all been declared brain-dead. Yet the gamer's motives are a mystery. The government knows that to catch a hacker, you need a hacker. And they've been watching Michael. They want him on their team. But the risk is enormous. If he accepts their challenge, Michael will need to go off the VirtNet grid. There are back alleys and corners in the system human eyes have never seen and predators he can't even fathom -- and there's the possibility that the line between game and reality will be blurred forever.

Editions:42  Date:2013 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Young adult works, Juvenile works, Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction

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Arthur's computer disaster

by:Brown, Marc Tolon

Arthur wants to play Deep, Dark Sea on the computer every chance he gets. He's hooked! When his mother leaves for work and asks him not to touch the computer, Arthur can't resist the temptation. Disobedience leads to disaster when Arthur and his friend Buster both reach for the mouse -- and the computer screen goes blank! Will Arthur be able to fix the computer before his mom gets home from work?

Editions:34  Date:1996 - 2009  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Picture books

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The rule of thoughts

by:Dashner, James, 1972-

"Michael and his friends, Sarah and Bryson, are still being chased by a cyber-terrorist. And now the government is after them, too"-- Provided by publisher.

Editions:33  Date:2014 - 2017  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Juvenile works, Young adult works, Science fiction

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Reamde

by:Stephenson, Neal

When his own high-tech start up turns into a Fortune 500 computer gaming group, Richard Forthrast, the black sheep of an Iowa family who has amassed an illegal fortune, finds the line between fantasy and reality becoming blurred when a virtual war for dominance is triggered.

Editions:45  Date:2011 - 2016  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Thrillers (Fiction), Suspense fiction, Science fiction

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The game of lives

by:Dashner, James, 1972-

"Michael and his friends, Sarah and Bryson, must stop the Mortality Doctrine and those behind it now as the fate of humanity is in the balance"-- Provided by publisher.

Editions:23  Date:2015 - 2017  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Juvenile works, Young adult works, Science fiction

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Monkeewrench

by:Tracy, P. J.

Haunted by a series of horrifying and violent episodes in their past, Grace McBride and the oddball crew of her software company, Monkeewrench, create a computer game where the killer is always caught, where the good guys always win. But their game becomes a nightmare when someone starts duplicating the fictional murders in real life down to the last detail.

Editions:40  Date:2003 - 2011  Genre(s):Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Suspense fiction, Detective and mystery fiction

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WarGames

by:Badham, John, 1939-

Young electronics wizard David Lightman unwittingly hooks into America's supersecret wargames computer and the world is suddenly threatened with nuclear annihilation.

Editions:88  Date:1982 - 2013  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Science fiction films, Feature films, Science fiction films

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The time hackers

by:Paulsen, Gary

When someone uses futuristic technology to play pranks on twelve-year-old Dorso Clayman, he and his best friend set off on a supposedly impossible journey through space and time trying to stop the gamesters who are endangering the universe.

Editions:15  Date:2004 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction

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For the win

by:Doctorow, Cory

A group of teens from around the world find themselves drawn into an online revolution arranged by a mysterious young woman known as Big Sister Nor, who hopes to challenge the status quo and change the world using her virtual connections.

Editions:22  Date:2010 - 2017  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, Juvenile works, Young adult works

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