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EAST Learning about the genres in the library

What is genre?

Genre is a category of literature. Read more here if you wish.

In the Primary Library our books were already divided into 5 main areas that you are probably aware of....

Fiction - NonFiction  - PictureBooks - Series - Graphic Novels

Some time ago we "genrefied" our fiction section.

We changed from having all the fiction books in a single section shelved alphabetically by author's surname to having smaller genre sections. These sections are still shelved in alphabetical order according to the authors surname.

Why did we do it? Because we noticed that readers enjoy reading a particular genre. They identify as a ...fantasy or realistic or historical fiction reader.

The genres we chose were:

Fantasy   Mystery   Humour   Realistic   Historical


Take the genre test


Download PDF with answer key for printing here