Realistic Fiction is exactly what it sounds
like: books that seem like they could be
true (realistic) but are not true (fiction).
Realistic books have plots, characters,
and settings that might be found in real
• Plot – what happens in a story
• Characters – who it happens to
• Setting – where and when it happens
fiction consists of stories
that tell about situations occurring
in the real world.
There can be no magic or fantasy
involved in the plot, although there
may be very unusual events or