Category Archives: Realistic fiction

The Terrible Two’s Last Laugh by Mac Barnett and Jory John, illustrated by Kevin Cornell

The Terrible Two’s Last Laugh by Mac Barnett and Jory John, illustrated by Kevin Cornell. Amulet /Harry N. Abrams. 981419725654, 2018 Format: Hardcover chapter, 224 pages. Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic (maybe!) fiction What … Continue reading

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Horrible Harry Says Goodbye by Suzy Kline, illustrated by Amy Wummer

 Horrible Harry Says Goodbye by Suzy Kline, illustrated by Amy Wummer, Viking.  9780451479631, 2018 Format: Hardcover chapter book, 80 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic/ Friendship/ Schools What did you like about the … Continue reading

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New Kid – written and illustrated by Jerry Craft

  New Kid – written and illustrated by Jerry Craft, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 9780062691200, 2018 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic Fiction (Graphic Novel) What did you like about the book?  Jordan has been doomed … Continue reading

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Lizzy and the Good Luck Girl by Susan Lubner

Lizzy and the Good Luck Girl by Susan Lubner, Running Press Kids, 2018, 9780762465026 Format:  hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 4 Genre:  realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Lizzy Sherman, age 12, … Continue reading

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Hide With Me – Sorboni Banerjee

   Hide With Me – Sorboni Banerjee, Razorbill, (9780451478351), 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Mystery/ Survival/ Realistic/Thriller  What did you like about the book? Southern Texas near the Mexico border.  … Continue reading

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Tree of Dreams – Laura Resau

   Tree of Dreams – Laura Resau, Scholastic Press, 9780545800884, 2019 Format:Advance Reading Copy Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic/ Adventure What did you like about the book?  Full Disclaimer – I love … Continue reading

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Ellie May on April Fools’ Day by Hillary Homzie, illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler

                Ellie May on April Fools’ Day/ Ellie May on April Fools’ Day by Hillary Homzie, illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler, Charlesbridge. 9781580898201/ 9781580898195, 2018 Format: Hardcover, 112 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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