6 Parts of a book Spine Cover Title Author Illustrator To see video visit
7 The SpinePart that you see when the book is on the shelf, and other books are along side your book.Helps hold your book together and keep it strong just like the spine in your body does!
8 Question: What part of the book is the spine? The spine is on the front of the bookThere isn’t usually a spine in picture booksThe spine is the part that shows when the book is on the shelfThe spine can be where ever the librarian wants it to be
9 Try Again!The spine of a book is the part that you see when the book is on the shelf, and other books are along side your book.Click here toTry again!
16 The Title Name of the book Usually on the front cover of the book and on the spine.Is listed on the book’s Title PageAuthors usually choose the title for their book, since they write the words!
17 The title of this book is The Spider and the Fly
18 Question: What is the title? The title is the name of the storyThe title is the name of the person who wrote the storyThe title doesn’t show up on the cover or the spine of the bookThe title is the wrapping at the storeClick on choice to answer
19 Try Again! The title is the name of the story The title is usually on the front cover of the book and on the spine.Click here toanswer thisquestion
21 Special Parts of BooksTable of Contents – located in beginning of a book, lists where to find general informationIndex – located at end of the book, lists where to find specific informationGlossary – near end of the book too, tells you what words in the book mean.
22 Table of Contents Lists where to find general information Located in beginning of book
23 IndexTells you what pages you find each specific topic or subject on
24 GlossaryA glossary gives definitions of words usedin the book
26 Author Writes the words of a story Sometimes the author draws the pictures too - author & illustrator.Pull books –Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? By Bill Martin JR, Illustrated by Eric CarleThe Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle
28 Question: What does the author do? The author is the person who reads the story in the libraryThe author draws signs on billboards around townThe author writes the words of the storyThe author draws the pictures, but doesn’t write any wordsClick on your choice to answer
29 Try Again! The author is the person who writes the story. The person who draws the pictures is called the Illustrator.Try Again
31 The Illustrator Draws the pictures in a story or book Pictures are called illustrationsIllustrations are a big part of the storySometimes there are pictures on every pageSome books only have pictures!
32 This book is illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi.This book was named a Caldecott Honor Book for the drawings!
33 Question: What does the Illustrator do? The illustrator is the person who buys the bookThe illustrator mails the book to people who order it.The illustrator writes the story.The illustrator draws the pictures in the story.Click on a choice to advance.
34 Try Again!The illustrator is the person who draws the pictures in a story book.Click here toanswer
36 Review - Parts of a bookSpineCoverTitleAuthorIllustrator
37 Give yourself a pat on the back and a “round” of library applause Give yourself a pat on the back and a “round” of library applause! Take a break and tell your classmates and teacher what you learned today!Part 2
39 Easy Books These are picture books Also called Everybody books All titles are fiction
40 Easy BooksPicture books use illustrations (pictures) to tell lots of the story.The illustrations in picture books sometimes tell different parts of the story than the words do.Illustrations are very, very important in picture books. Sometimes they are even more important than the words!Picture books are ‘made-up’ stories from the authors’ imagination.
42 Question: What is an Easy Book? A picture book has illustrations in it.A picture book tells part of the story with pictures.Sometimes the illustrations aren’t important in a story.All of the answers are right.None of the answers are right.
43 Chapter Books Books are longer and divided into chapters. Fiction books only
44 Chapter BooksUsually have more words than Easy books, and fewer pictures.Words are more important for the story than the pictures are.Usually have more words on each page than picture books do, and the story is long.Chapter books are ‘made-up’ stories (fiction).
45 Question: What is a chapter book? Chapter books are real stories, not ‘made-up’ stories.Chapter books usually don’t have more words than picture books.Chapter books have mostly words.Chapter books are never hardback
47 Non-Fiction Books Information books about things that are real. Real places and real things in them.Can be about people, places, things, history, geography, crafts, sports, weather, science fair projects, even dinosaurs !Includes poetry and literature, too
48 What is the best answer for non-fiction? Non-fiction is pretend, or made-up (make-believe)Real information is found in non-fictionNon-Fiction can be about people, about places, or about things
49 BiographyBiographies are a specific type of non-fiction.
50 BiographiesTell about the life of a person that lived in the past or even one that lives now.Written by someone else than the subjectAutobiographies are books someone writes about their own life
51 This is a biography about a real person, Michael Jordon.
52 Question: What is a Biography? A book about a real person’s life.Something made-up and imaginary.It tells definitions or words but doesn’t tell about people.
54 In Part 2, You have learned about: The arrangement of the library and the books in each section:Easy books (fiction)Chapter books (fiction)Non-fiction booksBiographiesReference books
55 In Parts 1 & 2, You have learned about: Parts of a bookSpineCoverTitleAuthorIllustratorSpecial PartsTitle PageGlossaryIndexLibrary SectionsEasy books (fiction)Chapter books (fiction)Non-fiction booksBiographiesReference books
56 Additional book images from www.booksamillion.com