Parts of a Book by Harcourt Achieve Inc. Book 2

Parts of a Book

The title page tells the name of a book. It gives the name of the author. It also tells the name of the company that published the book. The table of contents comes after the title page. It lists the titles of the chapters or units in the book. It also lists the page on which each new part begins. Everything in the book is listed in the order in which it appears.

An index is a list of all the topics in a book. It is in alphabetical order. It lists the page or pages on which each topic appears.

Use the example book pages to answer the questions.

WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity

Sample PDF Activity

title page
by Sandy Shore
Crafts Books, Inc.

table of contents
Getting Started . . . 8
Shell Art. . . . . . . 10
Sand Art. . . . . . . 32
Sea-Plant and
Rock Crafts . . . . 50

Beaches, 8–10, 26, 29
Plants, 50–54, 60–62
Rocks, 50–54, 59–62
Sand, 8–12, 32–49
Shells, 8,10–30

  1. What is the title of the book?
  2. Who wrote the book?
  3. What company published this book?
  4. What is the first chapter in the book?
  5. What chapter begins on page 32?
  6. On what pages would you find facts about beaches?

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