Great Realistic Fiction for Children
Recommended realistic fiction for children.
Third grader Amber's best friend Justin is getting ready to move to a distant state.
Ten-year-old Leigh confides his troubles in letters to his favorite author.
Evie tries to cope with her parents' divorce, her dad's new wife, and the idea of a new sibling.
Harriet keeps notes on her classmates and neighbors in a secret book.
Fifth-grader Mattie is so shy that she wants to help her uncle, the school custodian, instead of making new friends.
Wanda wears the same faded dress to school every day but claims to have a hundred dresses at home.
Michael loves his hundred-year-old Aunt Dew, who keeps a penny for every year of her life in an old box.
Winnie's all-white neighborhood is changed when an African-American family moves in.
Hyperactive Joey is always disappointing the adults in his life, but he can't really help it.
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats.
Maria doesn't want to be called Mary in this poignant story about heritage and fitting into a new environment.