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Realistic Fiction for Grades 3-5

The titles listed below are shelved in J Fiction alphabetically by the author's last name. Many of these books are also available in paperback. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.
Adler The Many Troubles of Andy Russell
Banerjee Looking for Bapu
Birdsall The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Blume Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Broome Tangles
Bruchac Eagle Song
Byars Me Tarzan
Cabot Moving Day
Cleary Dear Mr. Henshaw
Clements Frindle
Codell Sahara Special
Conford A Job for Jenny Archer
Creech Heartbeat
Cutler Spaceman
Danziger P. S. Longer Letter Later
DeFelice The Light on Hogback Hill
DeGross Donavan's Double Trouble
Dhami Bindi Babes
DiCamillo Because of Winn-Dixie
Dowell The Secret Language of Girls
English Nikki & Deja
Fitzhugh Harriet, the Spy
Flake The Broken Bike Boy and the Queen of 33rd Street
Fleischman Seedfolks
Fleming Lowji Discovers America
Fletcher Flying Solo
Frazier Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It
Friedman Mallory on the Move
Gallagher Whatever!
Gantos Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key     (Paperback. Also in Y)
Gifaldi Listening for Crickets
Gifford Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little
Gilson Thirteen Ways to Sink a Sub
Griffin Overnight
Grindley Dear Max
Haddix The Girl with 500 Middle Names
Hannigan Ida B:- - and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
Henkes Sun & Spoon
Hershenhorn Confe$$ion$ and $ecret$ of Howard J. Fingerhut
Hesse Just Juice
Hurwitz Teacher's Pet
Johnston Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio
Kline Herbie Jones
Konigsburg The View from Saturday
Lin The Year of the Dog: A Novel
Look Ruby Lu, Brave and True
Lowry Anastasia Krupnik
MacLachlan Arthur, for the Very First Time
Marsden The Quail Club
McGhee Julia Gillian (And the Art of Knowing)
Morgenstern Secret Letters from 0 to 10
Myracle Eleven
Napoli The Bravest Thing
Naylor The Agony of Alice
O'Dell Agnes Parker...Girl in Progress
Paratore Sunny Holiday
Park Project Mulberry: A Novel
Paterson Bridge to Terabithia
Patron The Higher Power of Lucky
Pinkney Hold Fast to Dreams
Rodowsky Not My Dog
Schaefer The Teashop Girls
Soto The Skirt
Spinelli Loser
Wiles Each Little Bird That Sings
Woodson Last Summer with Maizon
Yee Millicent Min, Girl Genius
Yep Skunk Scout

Last Updated: 2/10

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