PARTS OF A BOOK Many informational books, like textbooks for example, contain several parts that help the readers find information quickly and easily. Tables of Contents The table of contents can be found at the BEGINNING of a book. A table of contents includes: each chapter number each chapter title the page numbers each chapter begins and ends on Index An index is an alphabetical listing of subjects found at the END of an informational book. An index includes: the subjects written about in the informational book the page number each subject can be found on Glossary A glossary is an alphabetical list of terms and their definitions found at the END of a book. A glossary is similar to a dictionary. A glossary contains only key words or difficult words that are found inside the book. Try This! To determine how many chapters are in a book you would use the _______________. To locate the definition of a word you would use the _______________. To locate a specific subject in a book you would use the _______________. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.