Sylvia Engdahl is an American author of science fiction novels, for young adults and adults. Her novel Enchantress from the Stars was named an 1971 Newbery Honor book. Not only does she write about space, but she also advocates for space colonization, maintaining a space section on her own website and a Space Quotes website as well. Sylvia lives in Eugene, Oregon.

Sylvia Engdahl made her debut as a published author with the aforementioned novel Enchantress from the Stars. Below is a list of Sylvia Engdahl’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Elana Books

Enchantress from the Stars(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Far Side of Evil(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Children Of The Star Books

Heritage of the Star(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond the Tomorrow Mountains(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Doors of the Universe(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Flame Books

Stewards of the Flame(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Promise of the Flame(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Rising Flame Books

Defender of the Flame(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Herald of the Flame(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Journey Between Worlds(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Reflections on the Future: Collected Essays(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Universe Ahead(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anywhere, Anywhen(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Extraterrestrial Life(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Note: Heritage of the Star was also published as This Star Shall Abide. The anthology Universe Ahead was co-edited by Rick Roberson.

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Sylvia Engdahl Synopsis: Journey Between Worlds is a standalone title by Sylvia Engdahl. Eighteen-year-old Melinda Ashley didn’t have “Visit Mars” on her bucket list. She had a simple life planned out – marry Ross and become a teacher. But when her estranged father convinces her to take an interplanetary vacation, she finds herself tempted to leave behind her comfortable existence on Earth. Mars wasn’t like she thought it’d be like, and when she meets Alex Preston, a second-generation Martian colonist, she finds her plans changing quickly.

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