Contemporary Realistic Fiction for Upper Elementary: 4-5

Subject Author Title Call number Year
Bullying Asher, Diana Harmon Side Tracked

Fic A825si

2017
Coming of Age (Bildungsromans) Rosenberg, Madelyn This is Just a Test

Fic R8136th

2016
Vlahos, Len The Scar Boys

Fic V865sc

2014
Death/Grief Ada, Alma Flor Love, Amalia

Fic A191Lo

2012
Death/Grief Bass, Laura Geringer The Girl With More Than One Heart

Fic G369gi

2018
Death/Grief Bishop, Jenn The Distance to Home

Fic B6222di

2016
Death/Grief Durrant, S.E. Running on Empty

Fic D9655ru

2018
Death/Grief Lupica, Mike The Only Game

Fic L9655on

2015
Death/Grief MacLachlan, Patricia My Father's Words

Fic M161my

2018
Death/Grief Raschke, Jens Do Fish Sleep?

Fic R223do

2019
Death/Grief Smith, Tamara Another Kind of Hurricane

Fic S662an

2015
Death/Grief Stark, Ulf The Runaways

Fic S7953ru

2019
Death/Grief Urban, Linda The Center of Everything

Fic U727ce

2013
Williams-Garcia, Rita Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

Fic W7286cl

2017
Divorce Bowe, Julie Big & Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd)

Fic B786bi

2017
Draper, Sharon Blended

Fic D7663bl

2018
Family Burnham, Molly Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker

Fic B966te

2015
Family Donoghue, Emma The Lotterys Plus One

Fic D3838Lo

2017
Family Howland, Leila The Forget-Me-Not Summer

Fic H864fo

2015
Family Kelly, Erin The Land of Forgotten Girls

Fic K2913La

2016
Family Kelly, Erin Entrada You Go First

Fic K2913yo

2018
Family Levy, Dana The Misadventures of Family Fletcher

Fic L6676mi

2014
Family MacLachlan, Patricia Fly Away

Fic M161fl

2014
Family Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola Two Naomis series

Fic R4792tw

2016-
Family Tyre, Lisa Lewis Last in a Long Line of Rebels

Fic T992La

2015
Weston, Carol Ava and Pip

Fic W5342av

2014
Foster Child/Care Carter, Caela Forever or a long, long time

Fic C32325fo

2017
Friendship Allen, Crystal The Magnificent Mya Tibbs series

Fic A425wa

2016-
Friendship Bildner, Phil A Whole New Ballgame

Fic B595wh

2015
Friendship Bildner, Phil Rip and Red series

Fic B595ro

2016-
Friendship Darnton, Kate Chloe in India

Fic D2235ch

2014
Friendship Kelly, Erin Entrada You Go First

Fic K2913yo

2018
Friendship Kinney, Jeff Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

Fic K555di

2007-
Friendship Loftin, Nikki Wish Girl

Fic L8288wi

2015
Friendship Parr, Maria Adventures with Waffles

Fic P259ad

2015
Friendship Patricelli, Leslie Best Buds Under Frogs

Fic P3138be

2018
Stauffacher, Sue Cassidy's Guide to Everyday Etiquette

Fic S7982ca

2015
Homelessness Applegate, Katherine Crenshaw

Fic A6485cr

2015
Spalding, Esta Look out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts

Fic S7343Lo

2016
Illness-Cancer Hobbs, Valerie Defiance

Fic H6821de

2005
Kelley, Jane The Desperate Adventures of Zeno and Alya

Fic K28785de

2013
Moving Griffin, Adele The Becket List

Fic G851be

2019
Moving Nye, Naomi Shihab The Turtle of Oman

Fic N994tu

2014
Moving Wiles, Deborah A Long Line of Cakes

Fic W6763Ln

2018
Yeh, Kat The Truth About Twinkie Pie

Fic Y433tr

2015
Orphans Rundell, Katherine Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms

Fic R941ca

2014
Relationships Vrabel, Beth Pack of Dorks

Fic V978pa

2014
Runaways Lean, Sarah A Hundred Horses

Fic L437hu

2014
School Greenwald, Tom Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading

Fic G81615ch

2011
School Herrera, Robin Hope is a Ferris Wheel

Fic H5656ho

2014
School Mann, Elizabeth Little Man

Fic M281Li

2014
School Vail, Rachel Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters

Fic V129ju

2010
Wong, Janet Me and Rolly Maloo

Fic W8728me

2010
Single Parent Families Couloumbis, Audrey Jake

Fic C855ja

2010
Kennedy, Marlane Me and the Pumpkin Queen

Fic K358me

2007
Sports Jennings, Patrick Out Standing in My Field

Fic J541ou

2005
Ripkin, Cal Super-Sized Slugger

Fic R588su

2012
Stepfamilies Greene, Stephanie Falling into Place

Fic G812fa

2002
Stepfamilies Hicks, Betty Out of Order

Fic H6299ou

2005
Youngblood, Leslie Love like Sky

Fic Y783Lo

2018