Clarkson English JH's SMORE Project

The definition of Genres

Genre is a category of an art or literature.

Different Genres

  • Fiction and Nonfiction are the two major groups or genres
  • There are other smaller groups such as:
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Biography/Autobiography

Some Books with Genres


  • A biography is a book about a person, who is written by another person
  • Autobiography is a book about a person, written by that person