Tag Archives: Realistic Fiction

The House on Mango Street

Title: The House on Mango Street Author(s): Sandra Cisneros Cover Art by: Edel Rodriquez Publisher and Year: Random House (1984) Number of pages: 110 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  The House on Mango Street is told from the perspective of … Continue reading

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How I Survived Fifth Grade

Title: How I Survived Fifth Grade Author(s): Megan and H. William Stine Cover Art by: Susan Tang Publisher and Year: Troll Associates (1992) Number of pages: 92 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  How I Survived Fifth Grade is written from … Continue reading

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I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

Title: I Survived The Shark Attacks of 1916 Author(s): Lauren Tarshis Cover Art by: Steve Stone and Tim Hall Publisher and Year: Scholastic (2010) Number of pages: 87 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  In I Survived the Shark Attacks of … Continue reading

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Homeless Bird

  Title: Homeless Bird Author: Gloria Whelan Illustrator/Photographer: Not Applicable Publisher, Year: HarperCollins Publisher, 2000 Number of pages: 182 Genre: Realistic fiction, historic fiction, fiction Descriptive Annotation: Koly is a thirteen-year-old girl who is growing up in modern India. Her parents … Continue reading

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A Symphony of Whales

Title: A Symphony of Whales Author: Steven Schuch Illustrator: Peter Sylvada Publisher, Year: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2002 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Based on a true story, Steve Schuch writes a story about a young girl … Continue reading

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Stompin’ At The Savoy

Title: Stompin’ at the Savoy Author: Bebe Moore Campbell Illustrator/ Photographer: Richard Yarde Publisher and Year: Philomel Books New York, 2006 Number of Pages: 40 Tags/Themes: Fiction, Dancing, Perseverance, Belief, 4-6 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This is a story … Continue reading

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Rules

Title: Rules Author(s): Cynthia Lord Illustrator/Photographer: None Publisher and Year: 2008, Scholastic Inc. Number of pages: 224 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Chapter Book, Newbery Honor Book, 4-7, Friendship, Family Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book is about a 12-year-old girl … Continue reading

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Smoky Night

Title Smoky Night Author Eve Bunting Illustrator/Photographer David Diaz Publisher and Year Harcourt Brace and Company, 1994 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The illustrations found in Smoky Night are done in dark acrylic paints. The text … Continue reading

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Those Shoes

 Title: Those Shoes Author: Maribeth Boelts Illustrator:  Noah Z. Jones Publisher and Year: Candlewick Press, 2007 Number of Pages: 36 Tags/ Themes: Realistic Fiction, Generosity, K-5 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Those Shoes is a story about a young African … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

Title: Amazing Grace Author: Mary Hoffman Illustrator:  Caroline Binch Publisher and Year: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1991 Number of Pages: 26 Tags/ Themes: Realistic Fiction, Determination, Perseverance, Drama Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In the story of Amazing Grace, … Continue reading

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