January 11, 2016 | strande
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 probably won't find many dragons or wizards or outer space adventures here. Grade levels are suggested, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level. Under each grade is a link for even more titles.
Mary shares her glamorous style with all of her classmates.
February 3, 2015 | strande
Looking for books about regular folk? No fairies or princesses, mysteries, or history here.
Ivy and Bean by written by Annie Barrows — Looking for tales of friendship? Check out all the Ivy and Bean books at J FICTION BARROWS.
Freckle juice by Judy Blume — For anyone who thought having freckles is a good idea because they disguise the dirt on your neck.
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry — All about an imaginative second-grader who likes to tell stories.