Category Archives: Realistic fiction

My Eyes Are Up Here – by Laura Zimmermann

 My Eyes Are Up Here – by Laura Zimmermann, Dutton Books (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9781984815248, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Prank You Very Much – by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Erwin Madrid

 Prank You Very Much (Judy Moody and Friends) – by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Erwin Madrid (based on characters created by Peter H. Reynolds), Candlewick Press, 9781536200072 (hc), 9781536200089 (pb), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Some Pigtails – written by Jonathan Eig, illustrated by Alicia Teba Godoy

 Some Pigtails – written by Jonathan Eig, illustrated by Alicia Teba Godoy, Albert Whitman & Co, 9780807565681, 2020 Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean

   The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean, Dial Books (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780525554837, 2020  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? … Continue reading

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Operation Frog Effect – Sarah Scheerger

 Operation Frog Effect – Sarah Scheerger, Yearling, c2019, 2020. 9780525644156 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?  Through a series of journal entries and letters, … Continue reading

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The Lucky Ones – Liz Lawson

  The Lucky Ones – Liz Lawson, Delacorte Press, (9780593118498), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5  Genre: Realistic contemporary fiction  What did you like about the book? May survived a school shooting … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett

 Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett, Alfred A. Knopf Books, 9781984829955, 2019 Format: First Edition Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Full Disclosure is a book that … Continue reading

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The Water Bears – Kim Baker

  The Water Bears – Kim Baker.  Random House Books, 2020. 9781984852205 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:   Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book?  13-year-old Newt Gomez is dealing with the … Continue reading

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We Were Promised Spotlights by Lindsay Sproul

 We Were Promised Spotlights by Lindsay Sproul, G.P. Putnam’s Sons (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9781524738532, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical/realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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 Bent Heavens – Daniel Kraus

       Bent Heavens – Daniel Kraus, read by Amara Jasper, Macmillan Audio, (9781250249081), 2020 Format: cd audiobook, 7 discs Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+  Genre: Realistic contemporary fiction/ Horror  What did you … Continue reading

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