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100

The label on the spine of the book is called...
What is a spine label?

100

The important phrase you say each time your class visits the library?
What is "Welcome to YOUR library"?

100

A reference book containing definitions of words.
What is a dictionary?

100

A book written by an author which gives the true account of another person's life.
What is a biography?

100

This term refers to the general category of made up books.
What is fiction?

200

Books that are in a comic book format.
What are graphic materials?

200

The thing you are NOT allowed to have in the library.
What is gum?

200

A book containing maps.
What is an Atlas?

200

Where do you go to check out a book from the library?
What is the circulation desk?

200

The fancy name we use when to refer to the type of book such as mystery, historical fiction, adventure, etc.
What is genre?

300

Book from a selected group which is voted on as the best children's book in the state.
What is the Iowa Children's Choice Award?

300

The type of creatures which reside in the aquarium in our library.
What are Fire Bellied Newts?

300

Volumes of books containing general information about may different people, places, and things.
What is the encyclopedia?

300

When you look at the spine label of a book, this indicates it is a fiction book.
What is F?

300

The numbers on the spine label of a non-fiction book indicate this.
What is the subject of the book?

400

The general category of reading materials that are not made-up stories.
What is non-fiction?

400

Of the four cultures listed below, this culture was NOT featured this year: A. African B. American C. Asian D. Middle Eastern
What is American?

400

A book that gives me facts, records, and bits of information and is published yearly.
What is an almanac?

400

A biography will be labeled with a B on top and three letters beneath the B which indicates this...
What is the first three letters of the person's name who is the topic of the biography?

400

Where would you find the electronic catalog?
What is on the desktop of the library computers.

500

A national award given each year to the author of an outstanding chapter book.
What is the Newberry Award?

500

The amount of time a document will stay when you save the document in a folder under your name on the server.
What is until you graduate from high school?

500

This reference book can give me synonyms for words.
What is a thesaurus?

500

On a nonfiction book you might see something like this: 741.5 Tho This is referred to as the...
What is a call number?

500

The librarian who developed the system for organizing books.
Who is Melville Dewey?