Answered Mostly E: Realistic Fiction
You will love these books because of how well the imaginary characters fit into the real world.
For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises-some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is a good-surprise day. Bat’s mom, a veterinarian, has brought home a stray baby skunk, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild-animal shelter. But the minute Bat meets the kit, he knows they belong together. And he’s got one month to show his mom that a baby skunk might just make a pretty terrific pet.
Siblings Maddie and Atticus love living by the sea. Their dad traps lobsters off the coast of Maine. They love helping with the family business and volunteering at the local aquarium. The summer is shaping up to be a super one, for sure. Then one day they spy a pod of dolphins in the cove looking distressed. How will the kids use their knowledge of animals and their awesome problem-solving skills to help the dolphin family get safely back to sea?
Based on true events! In July, 1916, Chet Roscow is fascinated by news accounts of the great white shark said to be attacking people along the New Jersey shore not far from his home, but when he goes swimming in Matawan Creek he discovers the truth of the stories.
¡Basado en hechos reales! Chet Roscow ha comenzado a sentirse a gusto en Elm Hills, Nueva Jersey. Tiene un trabajo, tres buenos amigos y ha encontrado el lugar perfecto para nadar. Pero todo cambia con la llegada de un gran tiburón blanco que ataca cerca de donde vive. Todos hablan de lo mismo. Así que cuando Chet ve algo raro en el agua, piensa que es su imaginación… ¡hasta que se encuentra cara a cara con el tiburón!
Lulu loves animals. When Lulu’s family go on holiday to the seaside, the last thing they expect to find is a stray dog living on the beach. Everyone in the town thinks the dog is trouble. “He’s a menace” they say. But Lulu is sure that all he needs is a friend. And that he’s been waiting for someone just like her…
When second-grader Suzannah arrives to volunteer at the animal shelter she finds that the newest arrival is Merlin, a mischievous ferret with a talent for hiding and stealing shiny things, so the Shelter Pet Squad needs to find a home that is a perfect match for a ferret.