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Parts Of A Book


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A simple slideshow identifying the parts of a book and their purposes.

A simple slideshow identifying the parts of a book and their purposes.

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  • 1. Parts of a Book Fourth Grade Maness Fall 2009
  • 2. Cover • The COVER tells the reader what the book will be about. • Usually includes: – picture or illustration – the title of the book – the author(s)
  • 3. Title Page • The TITLE PAGE repeats the information given on the cover. • Provides the reader with information about: – the book’s title – it’s author(s) – the publisher – the publisher’s locations
  • 4. Copyright Page • The COPYRIGHT PAGE includes copyright information such as: – when the book was published – who it was published by
  • 5. Dedication • The DEDICATION is found in the front of the book. • It is a message from the author expressing appreciation to someone for his or her help and support.
  • 6. Table of Contents • The TABLE OF CONTENTS lists: – the titles of the chapters or units in the book – the pages on which they begin
  • 7. Preface • The PREFACE is an explanation of the book • Also may be called the Foreword or Introduction.
  • 8. Body • The BODY is the text of a book (the story or information).
  • 9. Footnote • The FOOTNOTE is a note placed at the bottom of a page of a book that comments on or cites a reference. • Something related to but of less importance than the larger work.
  • 10. Appendix • The APPENDIX includes supplementary (or extra) information found in the form of: – charts – lists – tables • Located in the back of a book. • Most often found in reference books and textbooks.
  • 11. Bibliography • The BIBLIOGRAPHY is a list of books found in the back of the book. • These are either books the author has used for research or books recommended for further study of the topic.
  • 12. Index • The INDEX is an alphabetical listing of – the subjects or topics – the pages where they can be located • It is found in the back of a book.
  • 13. Glossary • The GLOSSARY contains definitions of difficult or unfamiliar words that appear in the book. • The index: – a list of all the topics in a book – Is in alphabetical order – lists the page(s) on which each topic appears