Name a type of book you might read in second grade.
Genres are labels for different types of books You can explore different genres to find books you like Examples of genres are adventure, mystery, fantasy, science fiction
Exploring Book Genres
Fiction: stories that are made up and not based on real people or events. Nonfiction: stories that are based on real people and events. Biography: a type of nonfiction story about a real person's life.
In the world of publishing, the term 'genre' is used to classify books by topics, such as mysteries, fantasy, and science fiction. The oldest book genre is epic poetry, which dates back to at least the 8th century BC. Some book genres are so specific that they are referred to as micro-genres, such as 'cozy animal mysteries' or 'teen vampire romance'.
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Which of these genres is a type of fiction?
Which of these genres is a type of non-fiction?
- Science Fiction
Brain break: Create a drawing of a magical creature that lives in a tree. The creature must have at least three different colors and must have wings. Have fun and be creative!