Books in Realistic Fiction

Twerp(Twerp 1)

Its not like I meant for him to get hurt. . . .Julian Twerski isnt a bully. Hes just made a big mistake. So when he returns to school after a weeklong suspension, his English teacher offers him a deal: if he keeps a journal and writes about the terrible incident that got him and his friends suspended, he can get out of writing a report on Shakespeare. Julian jumps at th

Books in Realistic Fiction

Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year(Charlie Bumpers 1)

Shortly before school starts, Charlie Bumpers learns that he will be in Mrs. Burkes class. It doesnt matter that shes been named Teacher of the Year. Hes still afraid of her. Last year when he was horsing around in the hall, he accidentally hit her in the head with his sneaker. (Dont ask.) How will he survive a year under a teacher who is just waiting for him to make

Genre: Realistic Fiction

The Great Wall Of Lucy Wu

A humorous and heartwarming debut about split cultural identities, and all the ways life fails to go according to plan for sixth-grader Lucy Wu.Lucy Wu, aspiring basketball star and interior designer, is on the verge of having the best year of her life. Shes ready to rule the school as a sixth grader, go out for captain of the school basketball team, and take over the bed

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Red Thread Sisters

A poignant and compelling story of friendship, family, and loveWen has spent the first eleven years of her life at an orphanage in rural China, and the only person she would call family is her best friend, Shu Ling. When Wen is adopted by an American couple, she struggles to adjust to every part of her new life: having access to all the food and clothes she could want, go