book is a set or collection of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of paper, parchment, or other various material, usually fastened together to hinge at one side. A single sheet within a book is called a leaf, and each side of a leaf is called a page. A book produced in electronic format is known as an electronic book (e-book).
Books may also refer to works of literature, or a main division of such a work. In library and information science, a book is called a monograph, to distinguish it from serial periodicals such as magazines, journals or newspapers. The body of all written works including books is literature. In novels and sometimes other types of books (e.g. ...view middle of the document...
Index-A list of names and subjects in alphbetical order at the end of the book.its the page
| USING THE PARTS OF A BOOKBy Linda Owens |
A content book or a book of information has many parts. The title page of a book has the information about when and where the book was published. It will give you the name of the author. It will tell you the copyright date or the date the book was written or published.
The table of contents in a book will help you to find the names of the chapters of the book and the page number where each chapter begins. Each chapter of the book will have a name and usually has a chapter number.
The glossary of a book will give meanings to words used in the book. Vocabulary words or new words in the book will be here. The glossary can help you to understand your reading and will make it easier for you to learn and study the information.
The index of a book is very valuable to learners. You will find a listing of each topic in the book, names of people, maps in the book, or...