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Glossary of Terms Related to Children's Books

The children's book glossary is a glossary of terms related to children's books. Check here for definitions.

ALA
What does the abbreviation "ALA" stand for. Check the Children's Books Glossary of terms related to children's books to find the definition of ALA.

Chapter Book
What is the meaning of the phrase "chapter book" and what does it have to do with children's books? In the About.com Children's Books Glossary, you'll find the definition of chapter book, a type of children's book.

Harry
Ask a tween or a teen who is the most famous Harry in children's books, and they will be quick to tell you.

hi-lo book
Check the Children's Books Glossary for definitions of terms related to children's books, in this case, the term "hi-lo book." What is a hi-lo book? See the glossary of terms related to children's books for the definition. Some reluctant readers become eager readers when they are introduced to hi-lo books.

Madeline
When it comes to classic children's picture books, the name "Madeline" refers to a very special character and the books about her.

Picture Book
Check this glossary entry for a definition of the term "picture book." Many children's books are picture books.

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