About the Dewey...
Kinds of books
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Call numbers

100

The Dewey Decimal System was invented to organize what kind of books?
What is nonfiction?

100

A book that is NOT true is...
What is fiction?

100

The most popular category Mr. Dewey created covers a lot of different topics, including weather, landforms, animals, etc.
What is the 500s?

100

The 700s deals with topics relating to free time. What are three kinds of books that you might find in this section of the library?
What is sports, dance, music, gymnastics, fishing, etc.

100

What two things do you know about a book with the call number F NET?
What is it is fiction and the author's last name begins with NET?

200

The Dewey Decimal System is divided into ten _________.
What is groups or categories?

200

A book written about someone's life is called...
What is a biography or an autobiography?

200

This Dewey Decimal category has books where man thinks about himself and how he feels. The category number is...
What is 100s?

200

The 600s category relates to technology books. What are three kinds of books you could find in this section?
What is vehicles, cooking, pets, health, building, etc?

200

What do you know about a book with the call number 400 LOW?
What is it is a language book and the author's last name starts with LOW?

300

Who created the Dewey Decimal System? You must tell me his first name and his last name.
Who is Melvil Dewey?

300

Books that are arranged using the Dewey Decimal System are usually...
What are nonfiction books?

300

The 200s section includes books dealing with...
What is Gods or Religion?

300

We have too many of these books for them to fit in the 800s, but Mr. Dewey wanted all ______ books to fit into this Literature category.
What is fiction?

300

A nature/science book written by John Wexco would have what call number?
What is 500 WEX?

400

Why was the Dewey Decimal System invented?
What is so books that are on similar topics would be arranged together on the bookshelves, OR to organize nonfiction?

400

A kind of book that can be found in nonfiction, but is not really true is... HINT: They are there because they teach life lessons and how to get along with other people.
What are fairy tales?

400

Military books are found in the 300s - this section has books where man thinks about...
What is other people or Social Sciences?

400

What two things can you tell us about a book with the call number 599 CAT?
What is it is a science/nature book and the author's last name starts with CAT?

400

What can you tell me about a book with the call number 910 BEA?
What is it is a history type book with the author's last name starting with BEA?

500

Approximately how long ago was the Dewey Decimal System created (1500, 1600, 1700, etc...) ?
What is the 1800s or about 130 years ago?

500

To make the address (call number) for a nonfiction book, you will need both....:
What is the Dewey number for that category and the first three letters of the author's last name?

500

If you were interested in learning a foreign language, you need to go the _______ category.
What is 400s?

500

The 900s section of the library contains three types of books. What are two of these?
What is geography, history, and biographies?

500

EASY QUESTION OF THE DAY: WHAT DOES E STAND FOR IN A CALL NUMBER?
What is EVERYBODY or EVERYONE?