Category Archives: Realistic/Contemporary

We Regret to Inform You – Ariel Kaplan

 We Regret to Inform You – Ariel Kaplan, Knopf Books for Young Readers (9781524773700), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Mischa Abramavicius is an overachiever on scholarship at … Continue reading

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No Fixed Address – Susin Nielsen

   No Fixed Address – Susin Nielsen, Wendy Lamb Books (9781524768348), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Felix is almost thirteen, loves a game show called Who, What, … Continue reading

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The Dollar Kids by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illustrated by Ryan Andrews

 The Dollar Kids by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illustrated by Ryan Andrews, Candlewick Press, 2018 ISBN: 978-0-7636-9474-6 Format:  hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? I particularly liked … Continue reading

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The Cheerleaders – by Kara Thomas

 The Cheerleaders – by Kara Thomas. Delacorte Press, 2018.  9781524718329 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Thriller/Mystery/Contemporary YA Fiction What did you like about the book? Five years ago, five of the cheerleaders in … Continue reading

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The Key To Every Thing – Pat Schmatz

    The Key To Every Thing – Pat Schmatz, Candlewick Press, (9780763695668), 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? Tash has … Continue reading

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The Dollar Kids – Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illustrated by Ryan Andrews

 The Dollar Kids – Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illustrated by Ryan Andrews, Candlewick, (9780763694746), 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? Twelve-year-old Lowen is … Continue reading

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Freshmen by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison

      Freshmen by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison, Delacorte Press, 2018. 9781524701789 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Contemporary Romance and/or Contemporary YA Fiction What did you like about the book? Phoebe … Continue reading

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