Theorie:

To speak about different types of books, you need the appropriate vocabulary.
 
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Almanac – Almanach (Jahrbuch)

Booklet – Büchlein, Heft

Brochure – Broschüre, Prospekt

Dictionary – Wörterbuch

Encyclopedia – Enzyklopädie, Lexikon

Hardcover – Gebundenes Buch

Novel – Roman

Paperback – Taschenbuch

Periodical – Zeitschrift

Pamphlet – Flugblatt

Picture book – Bilderbuch

Reference book – Nachschlagewerk

Textbook – Lehrbuch, Schulbuch
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