The TITLE is the name of the book.
The title of this book is
“Woodrow, the White House Mouse.”
The author is the person who wrote the book.
The author of this book is
The illustrator is the person who drew the pictures in the book. If there
is only one name on the book, that person is the author and illustrator.
The author and illustrator of this book is
Author and Illustrator
The Cover is the outside part of the book that protests the pages and
holds it together. The cover has the title, author and illustrator on it.
The CALL NUMBER tells you where you can find the book on the library
shelves. It is the address of the book. The call number is made up of
numbers and letters.
For Fiction books the
call number has an F
on the first line and
the first 3 letters of
the author’s last
name on the second
For Nonfiction Books the call number is made up
of numbers on the top line and the first 3 letters of
the author’s last name on the second line
The SPINE is the part of the book that you can see
when it is on the shelf. It usually has the title, author
and call number on it.
The TITLE PAGE is one of the first pages of the book.
The title page has the title of the book, the
author, illustrator and publisher on it.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Table of Contents list the chapters in the book and the page
number they begin on.
A list of often difficult or specialized words with their definitions,
often placed at the back of a book.
The index page is an alphabetized list of names, places and
subjects that are in a book. The index gives the page or pages
on which each item is mentioned.
The heading announces the topic that will be covered. They can be the
title of a page, chapter or section you are about to read. They guide the
reader through the book by specifying the certain sections that are being
A drawing that shows the labeled parts
of a whole.