2All categories of books or stories can be called either fiction or non-fiction. a made up storycan tell about things that could happenis read for funcharacters may be like real people or imaginaryNon-Fictionhas facts that can be checked and proventhe author is an expert on this informationit IS TRUE!
4Realistic FictionRealistic fiction is made up of stories that could really happen. The characters, setting, and plot are very realistic and could happen in real life.
5Examples of Realistic Fiction Bridge to Terabithia ***HootHoles
6Historical FictionHistorical fiction is made up of stories that take place in a certain time and place in the past. Real historical figures and settings may be included in a fiction story.
7Examples of Historical Fiction Out of the Dust ***Sign of the BeaverTitanic CrossingDear America Series
8MysteryMysteries are stories that have a real setting and a problem to be solved that includes clues, and usually a puzzling crime. The main character, the detective, must solve a crime.
9Examples of Mystery Sherlock Holmes **** The Treehouse Mystery Mystery of the Midnight MessageEncyclopedia Brown Series
10Science FictionScience Fiction is made up of stories that blend fact and fiction with futuristic technology. Science fiction usually takes place In the future.
11Examples of Science Fiction Aliens for BreakfastA Wrinkle in TimeAmong the Hidden ***Star WarsThe Time Machine
12FantasyFantasy is fiction that has elements that are not real. Sometimes this includes talking animals or characters with magical powers. There’s usually a conflict between good and evil.
13Examples of Fantasy Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Charlotte’s Web Tuck Everlasting ***Lion, Witch, and the WardrobeLord of the RingsHarry Potter Series
14AdventureAn adventure story has elements such as fast moving action, discoveries of new and exciting things, and moments of danger. The main character is usually on a quest to find something or someone.
15Examples of Adventure Hatchet by Gary Paulsen The River by Gary Paulsen
16Non- Fiction There are three types of Non Fiction: Literature which is true and based on facts and reality.There are three types of Non Fiction:Biography and AutobiographyInformational Text
17BiographyA biography is the true story of a real person’s life written by someone else..
18Examples of Biography Tiger Woods: An American Master Anastasia’s Album ****Harry Houdini *****
19AutobiographyAn autobiography is an account of a person’s life written by that person.
20Examples of Autobiography Small Steps by Peg KehretRosa Parks: My Story
22Assignment: Categories: Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Mystery List 2 more examples of books that fit under each category. You may use the internet to help you.Categories:Realistic FictionHistorical FictionMysteryScience FictionAdventureFantasyAutobiographyBiography