Parts of a Book
What R U Reading?
Researching
Where R U in the Library?
Where do U go?
100
The information that you will find on a title page of a book.
What is the title, author, illustrator and the publishing company?
100
Books that are organized by the Dewey Decimal system, many of them give you factual information.
What is nonfiction?
100
A reference book that will help define a word, give a part of speech, break a word in to syllables, etc
What is a dictionary?
100
The collection of books that contain imaginative or made up stories.
What is the fiction section?
100
The place to locate what is found in the library.
What is the card catalog/ODIN?
200
The page that you will find when the book was published.
What is the copyright page?
200
The genre of literature comprising narratives that take place in the past and are characterized chiefly by an imaginative reconstruction of historical events.
What is historical fiction?
200
The reference book filled with a variety of maps.
What is an atlas?
200
The collection of books that are organized by the Dewey Decimal system.
What is the nonfiction section?
200
Searching the card catalog with the name of a book.
What is a title search?
300
The part of the book that gives you terms and the page that you will find it in the book.
What is the index?
300
A form of fiction that draws imaginatively on scientific knowledge and speculation in its plot, setting, theme, etc
What is science fiction?
300
The reference book that gives you current up to date statistics.
What is an almanac?
300
The section of books that are referred to - to find information.
What is the reference section?
300
Searching the card catalog with the name of the person that wrote the book.
What is an author search?
400
The part of the book that tells the name of chapters and what page they start on.
What is the table of contents?
400
Fiction, although untrue, could actually happen. Some events, people, and places may even be real.
What is realistic fiction?
400
A book or set of books containing articles on various topics, usually in alphabetical arrangement, covering all branches of knowledge or, less commonly, all aspects of one subject.
What is an encyclopedia?
400
The collection of books written about someone else's life.
What is the Biography section?
400
Searching the card catalog with what the book is about.
What is a subject/keyword search?
500
The mini dictionary in the back of some nonfiction books.
What is the glossary?
500
The literary work in metrical form; verse.
What is poetry?
500
The comprehensive collection of related data organized for convenient access, generally in a computer.
What is a data base?
500
A collection of magazines or other journals that are issued at regularly recurring intervals.
What is the periodical section?
500
Searching for a periodical about a certain topic.
What is using the Database?
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