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  • Double Fudge - In this book, five year old Fudge Hatcher becomes obsessed by money - he's drawing dollar signs at breakfast, thumbing through catalogs at bedtime, and making enough "Fudge Bucks" to buy the whole world (or, at least, Toys "R" Us) -- an embarrassment to his entire family, especially his older brother, Peter, who is just starting seventh grade
  • Julie of the Wolves: Escaping from an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl gets lost on the Alaskan tundra and is befriended by a wolf pack.
  • A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy[1] novel by Madeleine L'Engle, first published in 1962.[2] The story revolves around a young girl whose father, a government scientist, has gone missing after working on a mysterious project called a tesseract. The book won a Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.[3] It is the first in L'Engle's series of books about the Murry and O'Keefe families.
  • The Westing Game – The Mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an assortment of heirs who must discover the murderer before they can claim their inheritance.

Genres Genres Presentation Transcript

  • Fiction Books Many Genres to Choose From
  • Realistic Fiction
    • Stories are set in the real world.
    • Contains characters who seem believable.
    • The reader believes that the story could “really happen.”
    • Can you name some others?
  • Historical Fiction
    • Stories set in times past.
    • Blends history with fiction.
    • Historical fiction helps us understand what life might have been like during a particular time period.
    • Can you name some others?
  • Adventure/Survival
    • Setting many times in the wild.
    • Main character must make decisions that will determine if he or she will survive.
    • Main character usually grows and finds strength of character in the situation.
    • Exciting plots.
    • Can you name some others?
  • Fantasy/Science Fiction
    • The reader must suspend belief.
    • Many times the story takes place in another world.
    • May involve magic or time travel.
    • Sometimes animals can talk or have human characteristics.
    • Can you name some others?
  • Mystery
    • Deals with a problem that must be solved.
    • Something or someone is missing.
    • Strange events keep happening.
    • A detective or main character looks for clues in order to solve the mystery.
    • Can you name some others?
  • More Literary Genres Fiction and Non-fiction and not all of them because the list goes on and on…