Genre Practice 10

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Good Witch by Roberta Beckwood 

Being a teenager is tough on everyone, but it's even tougher when you have a big secret to hide. Shaliyah Brooks is like most teenagers: she likes to hang out with her friends, watch scary movies, and talk on the phone. Unlike most teenagers, she comes from a long line of witches. Shaliyah promises her mother and grandmother that she will not use her powers at school, but when a friend gets into serious trouble, Shaliyah breaks her promise. Now her secret might get out and Shaliyah is faced with a tough choice.
Biography
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Fantasy
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Fragmented by Maxwell Morton 

November 22, 1963: After President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, retired agent Nick Lively is called to investigate, but his investigation leads to places controlled by powerful people. Will Lively get the answers to his questions or will he get something much worse? Find out in this exciting and imaginative novel.
Science Fiction
Biography
Autobiography
Historical Fiction
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Pecos Bill and the Mountain Lion retold by Pat Belding 

What do you mean you haven't heard of Pecos Bill, the roughest, toughest cowboy in the whole Wild West? Well, old Bill ride a horse, as he could run faster than most of them anyway. This is the story of how Pecos Bill started riding a mountain lion after beating it in a tickling match.
Fairytale
Fable
Myth
Tall Tale
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Mountain Lions by Walter Fitzgerald 

The mountain lion, also known as the cougar or puma, is a large cat native to the Americas. Mountain lions range from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes of South America. In this authoritative text, Fitzgerald delves into the secretive world of the nocturnal predator. He returns with lots of facts and observations about the hunting behaviors, social structures, habitats, and life cycle of this majestic feline.
Historical Fiction
Informational Writing
Science Fiction
Persuasive Writing
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Two Brothers and a Sister by Francis Pierson 

In this play, Rob and Ryan are two brothers who want the same girl, a beautiful baker named Melinda. Melinda, however, likes Dan, the butcher and Dan is in love with Rob and Ryan's older sister Rebecca. Audiences will cringe as the tension builds, but don't worry. This play ends in a big wedding with lots of cake.
Tragedy
Comedy
Poetry
Nonfiction
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William Shakespeare: What We Know by Bradley Schmitt 

What do we really know about master playwright William Shakespeare? According to Dr. Schmitt, not too much. Dr. Schmitt combs through available records to create a picture of Shakespeare's life. Though there are large gaps, Dr. Schmitt does an excellent job telling the tale of Shakespeare's life with the available data.
Comedy
Autobiography
Biography
Tragedy
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For the Family by Cathy Spangler 

Katie's best friend is her kitty named Catty. Katie takes Catty everywhere, but when Katie's sister Kelly's eyes get puffy, red, and itchy, the family learns that Kelly is allergic to Catty. What a catastrophe! Now Katie is being asked to let go of Catty, for the family. Can she do it? Find out in this short novel.
Historical Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Science Fiction
Fantasy
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Magic Beans by Andy Krum 

In this retelling of the classic story, Jack trades the family cow for a few magic beans. Jack regrets his decision and throws the beans away. Later he awakens to find that a beanstalk has grown to the sky, taking his house with it. Now Jack is in a strange land of giants, magic, and treasures untold. Will he ever get back?
Myth
Tall Tale
Fairytale
Fable
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Animals are People Too by Brenda Bowers 

In this compelling five-paragraph essay, Ms. Bowers tries to convince readers to stop eating meat. She argues that animals have feelings, that it is cruel to eat animals, and that people don't have to eat animals to survive. Though this text is very light on evidence, Ms. Bowers proves her prowess with the emotional plea.
Science Fiction
Persuasive Writing
Realistic Fiction
Informational Writing
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Far, Fading Light by Brett Nicholas 

Deep in a dark future, a small group of survivors walks the barren plains. After colliding with a large meteor, the Earth was knocked off its axis and hurdled into deep space. Now there's barely enough sunlight to sustain the toughest plants and life seems to be fading off the planet. Join our survivors as they struggle to find hope.
Historical Fiction
Science Fiction
Nonfiction
Realistic Fiction
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