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Is Junie B. What´s Contemporary Realistic Fiction?

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It surprised me at first that Contemporary Realistic Fiction is the most popular genre in children’s books. But after reading this it made more sense why contemporary realistic fiction is the most popular genre. It approaches the reality of children’s own lives. They can also connect to it so much easier than other genres.
Contemporary realistic fiction helps children feel like they are not alone. When I was younger it would bother me that I was the only girl. All my friends had sisters. I was jealous that they had sisters. I can remember reading Junie B. Jones and feeling cool that I had a little brother like her. I didn’t feel alone because of that book.
Contemporary realistic fiction also helps children learn to reflect on the choices

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