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Suggested Realistic Fiction for Fifth Grade

Sometimes we just want to read about what's familiar or what's possible. Here are some suggestions for books that feature a high level of realism. You won't find many dragons or wizards or outer space adventures here, but you will find stories about things that really could happen. Books are suggested for Fifth Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.

Crush by artist 1979- Svetlana Chmakova
Each tiny spark by Pablo Cartaya
The first rule of punk by 1972- Celia C. Pérez
Front desk by Kelly Yang
Hello, universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
I can make this promise by 1993- Christine Day
More to the story by Hena Khan
New kid by illustrator Jerry Craft
Nowhere boy by Katherine Marsh