Welcome to the Genre Project Page!

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Here are some suggestions for each of the ten genres:


Sign of the Beaver. Speare.
My Side of the Mountain. Speare.
Nim's Island. Orr.

Island of the Blue Dolphin. O'Dell.
Hatchet. Paulsen.
The Climb. Korman.
Escaping the Giant Wave. Kehret.


Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam. Kadohata.
The Good Dog. Avi.
My Dog, My Hero. Byars.

White Fang. London.
World According to Humphrey. Birney.
One-Eyed Cat. Fox.
Call of the Wild. London.
Sounder. Armstrong.
Old Yellow. Gipson.
Dogsong. Paulsen.
Black Stallion. Farley.
King of the Wind. Henry.
Black Beauty. Sewell.
Rascal. North.
Shiloh. Naylor.


Blizzard of the Blue Moon. Mary Pope Osborne.
How to Speak Dragonese. Cowell.
Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone. Rowling.
Peter and the Star Catchers. Barry.
Eragon. Paolini.
Rabbit Hill. Lawson.
Borrowers. Norton.
Wind in the Willows. Grahame.
Peter Pan. Barrie.
Stuart Little. White.
Babe, the Gallant Pig. King-Smith.
Castle in the Attic. Winthrop.
Knee-Knock Rise. Babbitt.
The Enormous Egg. Butterworth.
Redwall (series). Jacques.
Ben and Me. Lawson.
Ella Enchanted. Devine.
Meanest Doll in the World. Martin.

Witches. Dahl.
The Hobbit. Tolkien.
Tuck Everlasting. Babbit.
Poppy. Avi.


Blood on the River: James Town 1607. Carbone.
Boy at War. Mazer.
Heroes Don't Run. Mazer.

Our Strange New Land. Hermes.

Art of Keeping Cool. Lisle.
Al Capone Does My Shirts. Choldenko.
The Cabin Faced West. Fritz.
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Avi.
The Fighting Ground. Avi.
Sarah Bishop. O'Dell.
Sing Down the Moon. O'Dell.
Stepping on the Cracks. Hahn.
The Cay. Taylor.
Rifles for Watie. Keith.
Gathering of Days. Blos.
Which Way Freedom? Hansen.
Charley Skedaddle. Beatty.
The Witch of Blackbird Pond. Speare.
Number the Stars. Lowry.
Out of the Dust. Hesse.
The Green Glass Sea. Klages.
Riding Freedom. Ryan.
Caddie Woodlawn. Brink.


Dork in Disguise. Gorman.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Kinney.
Captain Underpants. Pilkey.


Whispering to Witches. Dale.

The Seer of Shadows. Avi.
Canned. Shearer.
The Mark on the Door. Dixon.
The Wright 3. Balliett.
Chasing Vermeer. Balliett.
Shakespeare's Secret. Broach.


King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Pyle.
The Lightning Thief. Riordan.


Dork in Disguise. Gorman.
Harriet the Spy. Fitzhugh.
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. Konigsburg.
The Great Gilly Hopkins. Paterson.
Maniac Magee. Spinelli.
Great Brain. Fitzgerald.
Night of the Twisters. Ruckman.
The Missing Gator of Gumbo Limbo. George.
Summer of the Swans. Byars.
Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade. DeClements.
Belle Prater's Boy. White.
Missing May. Rylant.
Frindle. Clements.

The Janitor's Boy. Clements.

A Crooked Kind of Perfect. Urban.
Mick Harte Was Here. Park.
Each Little Bird That Sings. Wiles.
Flush. Hiasson.
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. Blume.

Science Fiction:

The Time Machine. Wells.
Artemis Fowl. Colfer.
The Airman. Colfer.
A Wrinkle in Time. L'Engle.
15-Minutes. Young.
City of Ember. DuPrau.
White Mountains. Christopher.
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nim. O'Brien.


Mack McGinn's Big Win. Paratore.
Rufus the Scrub Does Not Wear a Tutu. McEwan.

Two-Minute Drill. Lupica.
Toby Wheeler: Eigth-Grade Benchwarmer. Heldring.
Vanishing Act. Feinstein.
Cover Up. Feinstein.
Last Shot. Feinstein.

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