Get Real: Realistic Fiction for Teens

Recommended books for teens in the genre of realistic fiction.

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The Tequila Worm
Artist/Author/Cast:
Canales, Viola
Call Number:
YP F Canales
Description:

Sofia'€™s experiences as a scholarship student at a boarding school help strengthen her relationships back in the barrio.

The Wednesday Wars
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schmidt, Gary D.
Call Number:
YP F Schmidt
Description:

Meet Holling Hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior High, who must spend Wednesday afternoons with his teacher, Mrs. Baker, while the rest of the class has religious instruction.

When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
Artist/Author/Cast:
Holt, Kimberly Willis
Call Number:
YP F Holt
Description:

Toby and his buddy meet the star of a sideshow act, 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world.

Zen and the Art of Faking It
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sonnenblick, Jordan
Call Number:
YP F Sonnenblick
Description:

Freshman San gains popularity at his new school after he claims to be a Zen Buddhist expert, among other things.

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