Get Real: Realistic Fiction for Teens
Recommended books for teens in the genre of realistic fiction.
New kid Walk and bully victim Kirsten find their places at a private school, while they are inexplicably drawn together.
Fourteen-year-old Kevin is a pro at lying, which he thinks makes life easier but in reality complicates everything.
Repeat eighth grader RD finds trouble when his grandfather dies and he covers it up to avoid foster care.
A teenage member of a small town congregation disappears causing Samara to withdraw from her friends and pastor father.
Calliope and Eliot fall in love, despite their radically different families.
Gifted artist Jane loses her arm to a shark and struggles through physical and emotional recovery in the aftermath.
With the stress of starting high school, Scott begins writing a survival manual for his future sibling.
Melinda stops speaking after a traumatic incident at a party the previous spring.
Leo narrates this story about an eccentric student named Stargirl, who changes his life forever.