Finding Nonfiction Books

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This is a simple introduction to locating nonfiction books for early elementary students.

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Finding Nonfiction Books

  1. 1. Finding Nonfiction Books Answers in the library
  2. 2. Nonfiction call numbers made of a subject number and the first three letters of the author’s last name.
  3. 3. You search for the numbers in number order. <ul><li>155 </li></ul><ul><li>222 </li></ul><ul><li>567 </li></ul><ul><li>629 </li></ul><ul><li>636 </li></ul><ul><li>811 </li></ul>
  4. 4. If there are lots of books with the same number, look for the author letters. <ul><li>636 BAL </li></ul><ul><li>636 COH </li></ul><ul><li>636 DUP </li></ul><ul><li>636 WHI </li></ul>
  5. 5. Each number stands for a subject.
  6. 6. 567.9 -- Dinosaurs
  7. 7. 629 – Cars , Trucks, and Motorcycles
  8. 8. 636 -- Pets
  9. 9. 796 – Team Sports
  10. 10. What are these books about?

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