Library Terms & Story Elements Crossword Puzzle

Crossword Puzzle Exercise
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Word Bank: author, call, cover, dedication, fiction, illustrator, nonfiction, publisher, spine, title

Complete the crossword, then click on "Check" to check your answer. Click on a number in the grid to see the clue or clues for that number.
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3. The _____ draws or illustrates the pictures in a story.
5. The _____ page gives important information about a book such as, the title or name of the book, and the names of the author, the illustrator, and the publisher.
6. The _____ is the company who makes or puts the book together so it can be bought and sold.
7. The _____ of the book protects the pages and keeps them from getting dirty or bent.
8. A story about Clifford, the Bid Red Dog, is a _____ story. That means it is a made-up story from the author's brain.
10. The _____ writes the words of a story.


1. A story with real facts in it about sharks is a _____ story.
2. The _____ of a book holds the pages together.
4. The _____ page tells who the author wrote a book for.
9. The _____ number is located on the spine of a book and tells the reader where it belongs in the library.