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MG Realistic

This is a list of the realistic novels I have reviewed for ages 8+
*Indicates those I feel work well for younger advanced readers.

Always Abigail by Nancy Cavanaugh

Binny for Short by Hilary McKay
Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly
Bobby Versus Girls (Accidentally) by Lisa Yee*

Caddy Ever After by Hilary McKay
The Center of Everything by Linda Urban
Countdown by Deborah Wiles*
A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Crow  by Barbara Wright

Darth Paper Strikes Back by Tom Angleberger
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
Dream On, Amber by Emma Sheva

Enola Holmes #1 by Nancy Springer
Enola Holmes #2 &#3 by Nancy Springer
Enola Holmes #4-#6 by Nancy Springer

Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
The Fourth Stall by Chris Rylander
Forever Rose by Hilary McKay
The Friendship Experiment by Erin Teagan

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead
Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Garcia Williams
The Grand Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami*
The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech
The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Hattie Ever After by Kirby Larson
The Heartbreak Messenger by Alexander Vance
Honey by Sarah Weeks
The Humming Room by Ellen Potter

Icefall by Matthew Kirby 
Indigo's Star by Hilary McKay
Inside Out and Back Again by Thannha Lai
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Just Like Me by Nancy Cavanaugh 

The Kneebone Boy by Ellen Potter*

The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Estrada Kelly
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine
Listen Slowly by Thanhha Lai
The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd

Mara, Daughter of the  Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
May B. by Caroline Starr Rose*
A Million Ways Home by Dianna Dorisi Winget
Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
Moonpenny Island by Tricia Springstubb
Murder is Bad Manners by Robin Stevens

Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool
No Talking by Andrew Clements*
Notes From an Accidental Band Geek by Erin Dionne

Odette's Secrets by Maryanne MacDonald
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
One Morning and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street by Joanne Rocklin *

Pax by Sarah Pennypacker*
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall*
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall*
The Penderwicks at Point Mouette by Jeanne Birdsall*
The Penderwicks in Spring  by Jeanne Birdsall
The Perilous Gard by Marie Elizabeth Pope
Permanent Rose by Hilary McKay
Pie by Sarah Weeks*
The Problem with Being Slightly Heroic by Uma Krishnaswami*

Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary*
Revolution by Deborah Wiles
The Romeo and Juliet Code by Phoebe Stone

Saffy's Angel by Hilary McKay
Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan
The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry
Scones and Sensibility by Lindsay Eland
 A Song for Bijou by Josh Farrar
Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper.
The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit*

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet by Erin Dionne
The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer Holm *
Two Naomis by Olugbemisolaj Rhuday-Perkovich; Audrey Vernick

Visconti House by Elsbeth Edgar

The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan 
The Wolf Wilder  by Katherine Rundell
Wonder by R.J. Polachio 
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

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