View Full Version : hilo - huh?

julie thorpe
04-25-2007, 11:54 AM
In publisher listings (eg Writer's Market) I've seen the word 'hilo' listed as a genre. Can someone explain what it means, please?

04-25-2007, 12:02 PM

04-25-2007, 08:18 PM
I've been to Hilo, HI. :)

04-25-2007, 09:55 PM
Spread out, ya knuckleheads. The lady wants an answer!

It's shorthand for a children's and middle reader sub-genre known as high interest, low reading level. Usually, they're adventure packed medium length novels specifically for reluctant readers and told in simple easy to follow language.

julie thorpe
04-25-2007, 11:03 PM
Thanks, Joe!