Get Real

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:

Holling must spend Wednesday afternoons with his teacher reading Shakespeare 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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