The illustrator is the person who is responsible for the pictures in the book.
The company that makes the book is called the publisher.
The title page is one of the first pages in a book. It usually tells the title, author, and the publisher of the book.
The copyright date tells the year the book was printed. c2002
The spine of the book holds the pages together.
The call number is like the books address. It tells where the book lives in the library.
The barcode is the books number in the computer. It is read with a scanner.
A fiction book is a made up story. Once there was a penguin named Pete. He lived in a beautiful house in the Antarctic. One of Petes favorite things to do was ski. One day when Pete went skiing he got lost………
All fiction books tell a story. Fiction books have characters, a setting, a problem, and a solution. We read fiction books for fun.
A nonfiction book gives true facts and information. Penguins are very interesting animals. They are birds but they can not fly. They can however, swim very well. Penguins live in the southern half of the world.
We read nonfiction books to find answers or to learn more about something.
**There are a some books in the nonfiction section that dont fit this rule, like fairy tales and poetry books. These books do not give facts and information, but they are placed in the nonfiction section of a library. Twas the night before Christmas, When all through the house……
Now you know some of the words used to talk about libraries. The End