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Reading Guide: Genres

Books in the Fantasy Genre

Fantasy usually describes those stories that could not happen in real life.  It often uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting

Harry Potter   Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone
  by J.K. Rowling




Artemis Fowl

   Artemis Fowl
   by Eoin Colfer




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A Biography is a written account of another person's life.

Che   Che : a graphic biography
   by Sidney Jacobson





Prince   Prince: a thief in the temple
   by Brian Morton





Graphics Novels

A Graphic Novel is a novel whose narrative is related through a combination of text and art, often in comic-strip form.

Maus  Maus : a survivor's tale
  by Art Spiegelman







The odyssey :

a graphic novel /

Main Author: Hinds, Gareth, 1971-


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Books in the Mystery Genre

A Mystery is a novel or short story in which a detective (either professional or amateur) investigates and solves a crime.







Cradle will Fall

   Cradle and all
   by James Patterson






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Books in the Horror Genre

Horror fiction is fiction intended to scare, unsettle or horrify the reader.

Twilight   Twilight
   by Stephenie Meyer




Graveyard Book   The graveyard book
   by Neil Gaiman




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Books in the Romance Genre

A Romance is a work in which the plot centers around a love relationship.

Notebook   The notebook
   by Nicholas







Hot ice /

Main Author: Roberts, Nora.




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