Here in the Real World

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
Here in the Real World Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 8+

Funny, relatable tale of tweens gardening in the ruins.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 2 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this book.

Stands out for and .

Community Reviews

age 8+
Really a great story for kids. Themes of giving and true friendship.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Book Details

Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love stories of friendship and family

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Click to see more titles about activism
    Activism
    See all
  • Cartoon hands high fiving
    Friendship
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of the side profile of a boy
    Great Boy Role Models
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a girl
    Great Girl Role Models
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a beaker
    Science and Nature
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate