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Library Vocabulary

Library vocabulary and terms

QuestionAnswer
a resource that gives you definitions of words dictionary
a resource that is a book of maps atlas
a book about a person's life, written by another person biography
the genre where characters behave like real people and events can happen in real life realistic fiction
the name of the person who draws the pictures in a book illustrator
a book of synonyms and antonyms thesaurus
the genre where there is usually a good and bad character and might begin with “Once upon a time” fairytale
a set of resources that come in volumes; in ABC order with general information on people, places and things encyclopedia
a section in the back of a book where you can find definitions of important words glossary
the words that appear at the top of the page in a dictionary guide words
books with real information nonfiction books
the resource with many quick fun facts, records timeline and other quick information almanac
the genre where fictional events and characters are mixed up with real events and characters in our past historical fiction
the style of book that looks like a comic book graphic novel
the genre where phrases may rhyme and can tell a story in verse poetry
a list of alphabetical subjects with the page number in the back of the book index
the genre that might feature talking animals and magic fantasy
the genre that might include people or beings from other planets and events that might happen in the future science fiction
the genre where there is a crime or mystery to solve mystery
a collection of myths which may include books about Zeus or Athena mythology
the resource we use to find current events daily newspaper
the person who writes the book author
the page in the front of the book that lists the chapters of a book table of contents
the number of Dewey Decimal categories 10
the award given to books for illustrations Caldecott Award
what is the purpose in writing a book about volcanoes to inform
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