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Book Genres

Use the genre color labels on the mF and YA books to find more books to love. The list of genres includes: Adventure,Classics, Dystopian, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Humorous, Mystery, Realistic, Science Fiction, and Sports Fiction.

What is Historical Fiction?

Historical Fiction

Stories centered around the basis of a partially historical situation.  A novel set in a historical period. http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson270/genre_sheet.pdf

Stories set in the past and try to recreate a time past, reconstruct characters, events, movements, ways of life and spirit of days gone by. Includes stories set in the ice age, medieval times, war stories, the Great Depression, the Civil Rights era and before.
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Examples of Historical Fiction