Works of Realistic Fiction discusses issues that children confront in their everyday lives such as divorce, abuse, illness, death, grief, depression, parental job loss, moving, and poverty. Realistic Fiction is typically set in present time and accurately portrays the attitudes, problems, and behaviors of contemporary people. You can find these books in the IMC collection by using the issue as a search term and adding the word fiction to it. For example you can locate fiction about child abuse by typing in the keyword “child abuse” and adding the term “ fiction”. Limit your search by location to the IMC.
Types of realistic fiction include: - Action/adventure stories - Stories about families - Sports stories - Mysteries - Romances