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Dewey Rocks!

The Dewey Decimal System was created by a librarian named Melvil Dewey. It is a way to give numbers to library books so that we can find them easily. Mr. Dewey sorted books into 10 main groups.IMG_0620

Ten Groups of Non-Fiction Books

000-099…General Stuff, like Encyclopedias, Libraries, Magazines, Newspapers and Rare Books

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100-199…Ideas and Feelings, like Ideas, Feelings and Values, How the Mind Works, ESP and Supernatural, The Senses, Dreams

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200-299…Religions, like Christianity, Religions of the World, Places of Worship, Mythology

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300-399…Getting along in the World, Fairy Tales, Folklore, like Money, Law, Education, Communication, Careers, Holidays, Ecology, Family Life, Transportation, Manners, FAIRY TALES, Folklore

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400-499…Language and Speech, like Learning to Speak Foreign Languages Dictionaries, Parts of Speech, Grammar, History of Speech

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500-599…Science and Nature, like General Science, Math, Planets, Wild Animals, Plants, Zoos, Dinosaurs, Our Bodies, Seasons/Weather, Bugs

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600-699…Technology, Useful Science, like How Things Work or Are Made, Health and Medicines, Farming and Farm Animals, Cooking and Taking Care of the Home, Pets and How to Care for Them

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700-799…The Arts, Fun Things To Do, like Entertainment, Gardening, Designing Buildings, Painting, Drawing, Crafts, Music, Sports, Taking Photographs, Recreation, Acting, Singing and Dancing

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800-899…Literature, like Stories from around the world, Poems, Plays, Jokes

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900-999…History, Biography, Geography, like The Past, Famous People, Travel, Ancient Civilizations, Places around the World

Dewey Decimal Websites

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