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Series: Heinlein Juveniles

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Rocket Ship Galileo by Robert A. Heinlein1
Space Cadet by Robert A. Heinlein2
Red Planet by Robert A. Heinlein3
Farmer in the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein4
Between Planets by Robert A. Heinlein5
The Rolling Stones by Robert A. Heinlein6
Starman Jones by Robert A. Heinlein7
The Star Beast by Robert A. Heinlein8
Tunnel in the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein9
Time for the Stars by Robert A. Heinlein10
Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert A. Heinlein11
Have Spacesuit, Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein12

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Heinlein juveniles are the young adult novels written by Robert A. Heinlein. The twelve novels were published by Scribner's between 1947 and 1958, which together tell a single story of space exploration. A thirteenth, Starship Troopers, was submitted to Scribner's but rejected and instead published by Putnam. A fourteenth novel, Podkayne of Mars, is often listed as a "Heinlein juvenile", although Heinlein himself did not consider it to be one.

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