Sassy and Sophisticated Book List: Realistic Fiction
Books for young ladies in 5th to 7th grade
Sweet Treats & Secret Crushes
- By byISBN: 9780810989900An unexpected snow blizzard hits New York City on Valentine’s Day offering three girls a chance to reconnect by baking “magic” fortune cookies designed to help everyone in their building feel loved, and receive a little love themselves.
My Life in Pink & Green
- By byISBN: 0810989840Lucy can’t wait for the day when adults take kids seriously. She has all these ideas on how to save her mom and grandma's business but nobody is listening.
- By byISBN: 0545052424Rory has been waiting for what seems like forever for her 12th birthday. But when it finally arrives it is not what she expected.
Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters
- By byISBN: 0440421101Cornelia's mother, a world-famous concert pianist, is always traveling, and leaving Cornelia with the housekeeper. Thus, life is pretty boring until she meet her neighbord.
Geek Chic: The Zoey Zone
- By byISBN: 9780061138980Zoey, 10, desperately needs a fairy godmother to give her a makeover and teach her about style if she is ever going to make it into the cool crowd in the lunchroom, but she discover GEEK CHIC instead.
It's Raining Cupcakes
- By byISBN: 1416990844Isabel is dying to get out of Willow, Oregon. Her mom gives her the opportunity when she opens a cupcake store and enters a baking contest where the finalists get an all-expense paid trip to New York City.
The Summer Before Boys
- By byISBN: 1416986731Julia and Eliza are best friends, spending the summer together. But when they meet a new boy, neither one of them is prepared for what it does to their friendship.
The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet
- By byISBN: 0803732988Meet Hamlet, whose dream of a quiet eighth-grade year is dashed when her younger sister enter her same grade and attrack the popular girls attention.
The Mother-Daughter Book Club
- By byISBN: 9781416970798It began as a mom-imposed ritual of reading Little Women but soon four unlikely friends start to help each other navigate the drama of middle school.
- By byISBN: 9780316029568Meet Lina, middle school student who has a crush on Luís, loves science and sports, and has a sock obsession as a result of her pants never being long enough for her tall body.
Agnes Parker..Keeping Cool in Middle School
- By byISBN: 9780803730786Agnes knows that she wants to fly under the radar during her first year at Middle School—at least until she knows what the rules are, but her plan does not work.
Cinderella Cleaners Series
- By byISBN: 0545129605Diana has always wondered what it would be like to attend a posh academy…and now she has the chance to find out. Her best friend's cell phone is stolen, and in order to catch the culprit, Diana has to sneak into super-snooty Foreman Academy.
The Secret Language of Girls
- By byISBN: 9781416907176Kate and Marylin have been best friends forever. The 11-year-olds begin to drift apart, however, when manipulative Flannery moves into the neighborhood.
Who What Wear
- By byISBN: 9781402243929Meet Emma, 14, the hottest new fashion designer for the Voguelike Madison magazine, she does it through hard work and the help of an old hand.
Your Life, but...
- By byISBN: 9780375850844Have you ever read a story and wondered whatyouwould do in that situation? Take a quick personality quiz at the end of each chapter, and find out how you would act if you were confronted with the scene you just read.
What will you learn about yourself?
Rule of Three
- By byISBN: 9780763641535the two sisters, Alex, 13, the actor in the family, and Stevie, 11, the singer, clash when they both try out for the lead role in a school production of Once Upon a Mattress.