Historical fiction is a fiction story based on the past. Sub genres include-
The American West/Western
The Ancient Rome
Early Humans and Animal Life
and etc.Historical fiction is a genre most often determined by setting and the inclusion of authentic historical events and characters in a fictional story.
A Biography is the true story of a notable person’s life written by another person.Biographies describe other people’s life time,shows how the person affects other people,and provides examples that demonstrate the person’s behavior.
Mystery is a fiction genre where a detective, either a professional, or just an ordinary little girl, and a police solve crimes, or a series of crimes.Finding suspects, and figuring out why they are a suspect is usually a big part of mystery books.
Fantasy is a type of genre which has unrealistic things.It usually has unrealistic animals such as unicorns, dragons, etc. This genre also has unrealistic settings like: a dragon's cave, rainbows, etc. Fantasy also usually contains magic, and possibly in the medieval times.