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Teen Reading Lists: Realistic Fiction

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Teen Reading Lists: Realistic Fiction

These stories concern the everyday lives and conflicts of teens.

Coming of Age

Character development takes center stage in these stories about young people growing up.


Excitement and the thrill of the chase are the name of the game for these books.

Contemporary Romance

Modern love? It's complicated. While varying in tone and content, these romances unfold in a contemporary setting.


Step back in time with these stories and read about real life from ancient times to the 20th century.


Lots of books can be funny now and again, but these stories exist to make the reader laugh.

Romantic Comedy

Fun and funny, these books have broad appeal by not taking romance too seriously.


The play's the thing in these stories set in the world of sports.