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.
This is the first in Lois Lowry's hilarious series about the unusual Krupnik family.
Opal describes all the good things that happen because of her big, ugly dog, Winn-Dixie.
Ramona invites her entire kindergarten class over one rainy day, without telling her mother! This hilarious book will captivate you.
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.
A champion troublemaker, Nick decides to invent a new word to torment his teacher.
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.
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.
Will Colin find his missing stinky sneakers in time to enter The Stinkiest Sneakers in the World contest?
Pete likes Anabell, and she likes him back--but will they ever be able to admit it to one another?
Stink, the shortest kid in second grade, has one main goal in life: to grow.
Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother to be an ever-increasing problem.
Two sisters are forced to share a room when their grandfather comes to stay.
A courageous young Afghan girl pretends to be a boy in order to support her family.