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A story including elements that are impossible such as talking animals or magical powers--make believe.
A story using made-up characters that could happen in real life.
A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the end of the story.
Stories that are passed down from one group to another in history. This includes: folktales, legends, fables, fairy tales, tall tales, and myths.
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. Often the setting is real, but the characters are made up in the author's imagination.
A type of fantasy that uses science and technology. (For example, robots, time machines, etc.)
Texts that provide facts about a variety of topics.
The story of a real person's life written by another person.
The story of a real person's life that is written by that person.
It is written in verse to create a response of thought and feeling from the reader. It often uses rhythm and rhyme to convey its meaning. It contains figurative language.
A particular type or category of books.
A short account of an author's experience.