Category Archives: Realistic fiction

Where the Road Leads Us by Robin Reul

Where the Road Leads Us by Robin Reul. Sourcebooks Fire, 2021. 9781492635253 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Throughout the course of a road … Continue reading

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Whispering Alaska by Brendan Jones

Whispering Alaska by Brendan Jones. Delacorte Press, 2021. 9780593303535 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Nicky is moving from Pennsylvania to Alaska with … Continue reading

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The Lost Language by Claudia Mills

The Lost Language by Claudia Mills. Margaret Ferguson Books, 2021. 9780823450381 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Realistic; Novel in verse What did you like about the book? Betsy (Bumble) and Lizard … Continue reading

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Time for Teamwork (Twig and Turtle, 5) by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illustrated by Paula Franco

Time for Teamwork (Twig and Turtle, 5) by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illustrated by Paula Franco. Pixel+Ink, 2021. 9781645950776 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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You’d Be Home Now by Kathleen Glasgow

You’d Be Home Now by Kathleen Glasgow, Delacorte Press, 2021. 9780525708049  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Emory is a high school junior, … Continue reading

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Crashing in Love by Jennifer Richard Jacobson

Crashing in Love by Jennifer Richard Jacobson. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536211535 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Peyton is disappointed in her summer so … Continue reading

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Birdie’s Bargain by Katherine Patterson

Birdie’s Bargain by Katherine Patterson. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536215595 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Birdie’s life is getting more aggravating by the … Continue reading

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How to Save a Superhero by Ruth Freeman

How to Save a Superhero by Ruth Freeman. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823447626 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy/mystery What did you like about the book? Fifth-grader Addie and her (rebellious) mom … Continue reading

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Frankie and Amelia by Cammie McGovern

Frankie and Amelia by Cammie McGovern. HarperCollins, 2021. 9780062463326 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction (with animal narrator) What did you like about the book? Franklin is a homeless Maine … Continue reading

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Not Here to Be Liked by Michelle Quach

Not Here to Be Liked by Michelle Quach. Katherine Tegen Books, 2021. 9780063038363 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Eliza Quan (Vietnamese/Chinese) has always … Continue reading

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