Realistic Fiction Grades 3-5 - FIC-REAL-FI-3-5

This collection includes books for on-grade level readers. These are sure to engage with a range of high-interest topics and complexity to meet all students’ needs. With these books, students can explore a variety of content to discover and develop their interests.

Realistic Fiction Grades 3-5 (34 Books): $381.30

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Themes

Sharing & Giving, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Responsibility, Overcoming Obstacles, Multiethnic interest, Home, Friendship, Families, Dreams & Aspirations, Cultural Diversity, Conflict resolution, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Integrity/Honesty , Leadership, Realistic Fiction, Collaboration, Kindness/Caring

Included formats shown below in BOLD

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Baseball Saved Us

By Mochizuki

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD550L
SRC: 4.1
DRA: 34

PB: $9.95
CD: $12.95
6PK: $59.70
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Abuela's Weave

By Castañeda

Illustrated by Sanchez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 5.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD960L
SRC: 5.5
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Amelia's Road

By Altman

Illustrated by Sanchez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 21

AR Level: 4.1 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 660L
SRC: 4.8
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Destiny's Gift

By Tarpley

Illustrated by Burrowes

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 4.0 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD690L
DRA: 38

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Get Set! Swim!

By Atkins

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: PreK - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 580L
SRC: 5.5
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Goldfish and Chrysanthemums

By Cheng

Photographed by Chang

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 3
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 3.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD610L
DRA: 38

PB: $8.95
6PK: $53.70
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The Have a Good Day Cafe

By Park / Park

Illustrated by Potter

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD640L
SRC: 3.6
DRA: 34

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Strong to the Hoop

By Coy

Illustrated by Jean-Bart

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 2.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD520L
SRC: 3.2
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Armando and the Blue Tarp School

By Fine / Josephson

Illustrated by Sosa

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 2.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD500L
SRC: 2.7
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Sweet Music in Harlem

By Taylor

Illustrated by Morrison

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 4.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD630L
SRC: 4.3
DRA: 34

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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The Jones Family Express

By Steptoe

Illustrated by Steptoe

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD640L
DRA: 34

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Keepers

By Watts

Illustrated by Marshall

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 3.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD660L
SRC: 4.8
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Caravan

By McKay

Illustrated by Ligasan

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 4
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 4.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 860L
SRC: 3.9
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Gettin' Through Thursday

By Cooper

Illustrated by Bennett

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 3.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 680L
SRC: 4.1
DRA: 38

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Journey Home

By McKay

Illustrated by Lee / Lee

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 3.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 710L
SRC: 3.5
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Sam and the Lucky Money

By Chinn

Illustrated by Wright / Hu

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD660L
SRC: 3.5
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Going Home, Coming Home

By Tran

Illustrated by Phong

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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A House by the River

By Miller

Illustrated by Hu / Wright

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 700L
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic

By Lo

Illustrated by Lo

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 4.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD960L
SRC: 6.5
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Calling the Water Drum

By Redding

Illustrated by Boyd

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: PreK - 5
Intervention: 24

Lexile Level: 550L
DRA: 38

HC: $17.95
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Chess Rumble

By Neri

Illustrated by Watson

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 8
Intervention: 29

AR Level: 3.5 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 690L
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 50

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Juneteenth Jamboree

By Weatherford

Illustrated by Buchanan

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 650L
SRC: 4.2
DRA: 34

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Joe Louis, My Champion

By Miller

Illustrated by Pate

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 4.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 730L
SRC: 4.0
DRA: 38

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Janna and the Kings

By Smith

Illustrated by Boyd

Interviews

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 4.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD830L
SRC: 5.4
DRA: 34

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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First Day in Grapes

By Perez

Illustrated by Casilla

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 3.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD570L
SRC: 2.9
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Rent Party Jazz

By Miller

Illustrated by Riley-Webb

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 4.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD820L
SRC: 4.4
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin

By Lord

Illustrated by Hoshino

Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 5.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD860L
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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The Legend of Freedom Hill

By Altman

Illustrated by Wright / Hu

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 4.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 940L
SRC: 3.8
DRA: 44

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Yasmin's Hammer

By Malaspina

Illustrated by Chayka

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD670L
SRC: 2.4
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Shanghai Messenger

By Cheng

Illustrated by Young

Interviews

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 7
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 3.7 - 1.0
Lexile Level: NP
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Selvakumar Knew Better

By Kroll

Illustrated by Li

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 5
Intervention: 25

Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 40

PB: $8.95
6PK: $53.70
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The Three Lucys

By Charara

Illustrated by Kahn

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 7
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 3.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 38

HC: $18.95
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Bird

By Elliott

Illustrated by Strickland

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 8
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 3.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD720L
SRC: 3.4
DRA: 40

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle

By Burgos

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 7
Intervention: 29

DRA: 50