Genre Practice 4

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Genre Practice 4
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The Man Behind the Moon by Shelton Pacer

This text tells the true life story of Richard Proctor, who argued in the 1870s that the dark spots on the Moon's surface were craters formed by collision, not volcanoes as previously believed.
Autobiography
Biography
Historical Fiction
Science Fiction
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The Basketball Player by Terry Rudder

Chris Bosworth has just moved from the farm to the city, and he may be the most awkward freshman in the history of high school. He is lanky, unfashionable, and his voice keeps changing pitch when the teacher calls on him in class. But when Chris starts playing for the school's underdog basketball team, things start to change for him in a big way.
Realistic Fiction
Science Fiction
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
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Cordwood Pete retold and illustrated by C.G. Mills

Mills retells the stories of Cordwood Pete, younger brother of Paul Bunyan. Unlike Paul, who grew to be a giant, Cordwood Pete was a mere 4 feet 9 inches. Pete's growth was stunted because he could never get enough to eat with Paul eating everything in site. But what Cordwood Pete lacked in size, he made up in speed. He was fast enough to cut 50 square miles in a single day!
Fairytale
Fable
Myth
Tall Tale
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Science is Fun by Allan Mallon

This exciting science text teaches readers to conduct scientific experiments using common household items.
Historical Fiction
Informational Writing
Science Fiction
Myth
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Space Racers by Eric Marshall

This book follows a group of competitors from different interstellar backgrounds. These racers are competing to win the ultimate race across the universe.
Science Fiction
Tall Tale
Historical Fiction
Fairytale
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I Want a Puppy: Can I Please Have One, Please? by Shirley Douglas

Second-grade student Shirley Douglass argues as to why her parents should buy her a puppy.
Biography
Persuasive Writing
Informational Writing
Autobiography
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Odysseus's Long Trip Home retold by Ginger B. Miller

After the fall of Troy, Odysseus, hero of the Trojan War, and his men seek to return home. But after angering Poseidon, the God of the sea, the journey home is anything but smooth. Miller retells the epic story of Odysseus's voyage across the sea.
Tall Tale
Fable
Fairytale
Myth
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Ms. Dandridge by Jane Bryant

It is the summer of 1758 and love is in the air. A young George Washington, future leader of the Revolution and a founding father of America, meets a widowed Martha Dandridge. Sparks fly, but Martha's got a big family and not everybody is happy to see her moving on with her life. Will love triumph or are the wounds of Martha's past too deep to mend? Find out in this detailed novel.
Science Fiction
Autobiography
Historical Fiction
Informational Writing
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Sleeping Beauty retold by Brent Lansing

In Lansing's retelling of this classic story, a wicked fairy casts a spell that causes a princess to sleep for a hundred years. A young prince overcomes monsters and sorcery to save his beloved.
Fable
Fairytale
Tall Tale
Myth
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Ring Fighters by Chris Parisi

Scott is an ordinary student, until he finds a magic ring that allows him to control animals. Now Scott flies to school, literally, on a bed sheet carried by birds. It's too bad that Brent, a bully at Scott's school, finds a ring of his own. Now Scott and Brent are dueling with fantastic powers, and the fate of the school is at stake. Who will win the fight?
Historical Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Biography
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