Parts of a Book
Things We Use in the Library
Tell Me a Story
OPAC
Miscellaneous
100
This person writes the words for a book.
Who is the author?
100
This tells us when a book has to be returned.
What is the date card?
100
This tells us when and where the story takes place.
What is the setting?
100
The meaning of the letter "O" in OPAC.
What is online?
100
This is the person who helps the writer fix his or her words.
What is the editor?
200
This person draws the pictures
Who is the illustrator?
200
The place where you put the date card.
What is the book pocket?
200
The people in a story.
What are the characters?
200
The meaning of the letter "P" in OPAC.
What is public?
200
This is the company that makes the book, such as Random House.
What is the publisher?
300
This holds the pages of the book together.
What is the spine?
300
This holds the place on the shelf while you decide if you want to check out a book.
What is the shelf marker?
300
This is what characters in a story find difficult and challenging.
What is the problem?
300
The two colors a box can be in OPAC that tell us if a book is in the library or not.
What are green and red?
300
Examples of this are mystery, science fiction, and historical fiction.
What is genre?
400
This page shows the title, author, illustrator, publisher, and place of publication.
What is the title page?
400
You look for this in OPAC to know where to find a book.
What is the call number?
400
When the problem in a story is fixed we call it this.
What is the solution?
400
The meaning of the letter "C" in OPAC.
What is catalog?
400
This tells us when a book was registered by the author and illustrator as their work.
What is the copyright?
500
This has the exact same numbers and/or letters as the call number.
What is in the spine label?
500
You use this to hold your place in a book.
What is a bookmark?
500
The events that take place in a story.
What is plot?
500
What the letter "A" in OPAC means.
What is access?
500
This is the last name of a person who created a system to organize books in libraries (and is also the name of one of the Todd yellow tables).
What is Dewey?
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