What Are Nonfiction Genres?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

What are nonfiction genres? How is nonfiction different from other kinds of writing? Find out about nonfiction text features, such as the table of contents, the glossary, and the index. Then explore different genres, including historical nonfiction, biography, true adventure stories, how-to books, persuasive writing, and more!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4677-3665-7
$26.65 $19.99
978-1-4677-4701-1
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.5
BISACS JNF029000
Dewey 808
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 7.375
Lexile 520
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 166405
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Valerie Bodden

Valerie Bodden is a freelance author and editor. She has written more than 100 children's nonfiction books and lives in Wisconsin with her husband and four children.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Name That Text Type!

This accessible new series introduces young readers to the basics of differentiating between genres. Readers will learn the characteristics of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, plays, and legends and folktales. Each book contains written examples of the text type in question… View available downloads →