Fauquier County Public Library

If You Like Books About Real Guys and Real Life

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Real guys facing real situations. You won’t find science fiction, fantasy, or mysteries here.

Books by Chris Crutcher

Books by Gordon Korman

Books by Mike Lupica

Books by Chris Lynch

Books by Walter Dean Myers

Books by Jordan Sonnenblick

The Accidental Genius of Weasel High by Rick Detorie

Beyond Lucky by Sarah Aronson

Bridge by Patrick Jones

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

The Final Four by Paul Volponi

For What it’s Worth by Janet Tashjian

Ghetto Cowboy by Greg Neri

The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson

How to Survive Middle School by Donna Gephart

If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth

If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy

Middle School series and I Funny series by James Patterson

Norvelt series by Jack Gantos

Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard

Permanent Record by Leslie Stella

Rock On by Denise Vega

Same Sun Here by Silas House

Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer

Theory, Practice, & Destructive Properties series by Gary Paulsen

The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer

The Walk On by John Feinstein

When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds

Wild Life by Cynthia DeFelice

Jennifer Schultz, Youth Services, Warrenton central library

For book lists, reviews and staff suggestions for children and young adults published prior to January 2015, visit Kiddosphere, our blog about children/young adult fiction and non-fiction.



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