Genre Practice 5

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The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells

A shipwrecked Englishman is taken to a strange island where he is led to a mad scientist. This scientist conducts bizarre experiments that turn animals into human-like creatures.
Science Fiction
Historical Fiction
Fable
Realistic Fiction
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Toyota Camry Handbook by Toyota Corporation

This text details the parts of the Toyota Camry and the service schedule. It also gives safety tips and instructions for simple maintenance.
Persuasive Writing
Realistic Fiction
Informational Writing
Science Fiction
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One of the 28th - A Tale of Waterloo by G.A. Henty

15-year-old Ralph Conway leaves home to embark on a series of exciting adventures. This novel culminates in his presence at the Battle of Waterloo between Duke Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte, a major turning point in history.
Realistic Fiction
Informational Writing
Historical Fiction
Fairytale
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The Ant and the Grasshopper retold by D. Morton

One summer day the Grasshopper saw the Ant gathering food and said, "Hey, Ant, why don't you chill a bit?" The ant replied, "I've got work to do, and so do you. Winter's coming." The grasshopper said, "I'll do it later." Soon the icy grip of winter squeezed the fields and the grasshopper was hungry. He knocked on the ant's door and the ant said, "You shouldn't have played around so much." Then he shut his window. Work comes before play.
Fairytale
Myth
Fable
Tall Tale
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No More Seat Belt Laws by Chris Kelley

In this five-paragraph essay, Chris argues that seatbelt laws are unconstitutional. He tries to convince the reader to go to a website and sign a petition against these laws.
Persuasive Writing
Biography
Autobiography
Informational Writing
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The Long Way Home: a Hitchhiker's Memoirs by Marty Vought

Do not try this at home! Vought travelled from California to Florida, Florida to New York, and New York to California, all by hitchhiking. In this text he describes his real-life experiences on the road, his kooky encounters, and what it's like to depend on the kindness of strangers.
Autobiography
Informational Writing
Biography
Realistic Fiction
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Dragon Rangers by Pete Chrisoula

Urmaner was a poor farm boy who lost his parents in the Dragon Wars of Garth. Nobody in town respected him much, until he trained a rare silver dragon. Now he is the new leader of the Dragon Rangers. The fate of the world hinges on his ability to lead the Dragon Rangers against the evil Bat Riders of Bloodier. Will he succeed and save the world? Find out in this exciting novel.
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fable
Myth
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Crash Course: From Zero to Hero in Thirty Days by Thomas Banks

Chris Parnell is pumped. After bragging to his big brother Mike about what a good skier he has become, Chris gets to go on Mike's big skiing trip. There's only one problem: Chris doesn't know how to ski. Join Chris as he takes a crash course on how to ski. Along the way he learns all about truth, responsibility, girls, and growing up in this coming of age story.
Science Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
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Down the Drain by Scott Prince

The pipes in your house might be one of the most important things that you'll never see. From brushing to flushing, these pipes make our lives better. But what makes the running water run? Join Mr. Prince as he explains how pipes work. You'll have a splashing good time learning from Mr. Prince. His writing is anything but dry.
Biography
Science Fiction
Informational Writing
Persuasive Writing
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Long Before by B. Deganawidah

This a retelling of the classic Iroquois story of the Earth's creation. A woman falls through a hole in sky and forms the continents from turtles and mud from the seafloor. Then she sprinkles dust in the sky and makes stars. Then she gave birth to two sons, one who filled the Earth with good things and another who created the bad.
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Fairytale
Tall Tale
Myth
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