Category Archives: Realistic fiction

 Stand Up, Yumi Chung! – Jessica Kim

  Stand Up, Yumi Chung! – Jessica Kim, Kokila, (9780525554974), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:    Realistic What did you like about the book?   Eleven year old Yumi yearns to become … Continue reading

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What I Carry – Jennifer Longo

 What I Carry – Jennifer Longo, Random House Books , 0553537725, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? The book explores the experiences … Continue reading

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My Life as a Potato by Arianne Costner, illustrated by James Lancett

    My Life as a Potato by Arianne Costner, illustrated by James Lancett, Random House, 9780593118665, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, humor What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Everything I Have Lost – Sylvia Zéleny

 The Everything I Have Lost – Sylvia Zéleny, Cinco Puntos Press; (9781947627185), 2020 Format: paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? “…my diary is the … Continue reading

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If We Were Us – K.L. Walther

 If We Were Us – K.L. Walther, Sourcebooks Fire; (9781728210261), 2020 Format: paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? I ship Luke&Charlie and Sage&Nick … Continue reading

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Mañanaland – Pam Muñoz Ryan

 Mañanaland – Pam Muñoz Ryan.  Scholastic Press, 2020. 9781338157864 Format: Uncorrected ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:   Realistic What did you like about the book?  11-year-old Maximiliano Cordoba lives with his father and grandfather in the fictional … Continue reading

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96 Miles – J.L. Esplin

   96 Miles – J.L. Esplin, Starscape/ Tom Doherty Associates/ tor/forge/ Macmillan, (9781250192301), 2020 Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? 13-year-old John … Continue reading

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