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Welcome to Swanson Elementary Library: Genre Fiction

Fantasy

Fantasy involves beings and/or events that couldn't happen in real life. They are usually good vs. evil and often have strange creatrues, magical figures or potions. They may include myterious settings. Inanimate objects often come to life or animals may talk.

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Mystery

Fiction dealing with the solution of a crime or the unraveling of secrets. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Folktales, Fairy Tales, Myths, etc.

These are based on oral tradition of storytelling. They may have been originally told as fact. Most include a magic object or a task or reward. Many began as attempts to explain natural phenomena. Many have gods or goddesses.

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Realistic Fiction

Stories that could really take place, is true to life with realistic settings and characters.
Sub-genre include humor, sports, adventure.

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Historical Fiction

Story with fictional characters and events in a historical setting. Many events may be based on real historical events.

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Science Fiction

Science Fiction includes worlds of the future, unexplained scientific events, outer space, time travel, etc.

 

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