Sections
of the
Library
By Mrs. H.
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Everybody
Fiction
Nonfiction
Biography
Reference
Everybody
Picture Books
• Mostly make-believe stories (fiction)
• More illustrations than words
• Call numbers on spine
– E for “everybody”
– 3 first letters of author’s last name
– Arranged in ABC order
E
MAY
Fiction
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More words than pictures
Longer than picture books
Make-believe stories
Chapter books

Fiction book

Everybody bo...
• Call numbers on spine
– FIC or F for “fiction”
– 3 first letters of author’s last name
– Arranged in ABC order
Nonfiction
• More words than illustrations
• True facts (not make-believe or “fiction”)

Nonfiction

Everybody Fiction
• Call numbers on spine
– Dewey Decimal numbers (000-999)
– 3 first letters of author’s last name
Biographies
• Nonfiction books about people’s lives
• True facts (not make-believe or “fiction”)
• BIO or B for “biography” and 3 first letters of
author’s last name
• Arranged in ABC order

BIO
WAR
Reference
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Atlas-a book of maps
Almanac-a book of facts
Dictionary-a book of definitions
Encyclopedia-a book of information
• True facts (not make-believe or “fiction”)
• REF or R call numbers on spine for “reference”
• Volumes are in numerical a...
Bibliography
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Tussahaw Elementary Media Center Staff
Brittany Hooker, Photographs
Zoe
Ethan
RJ
Mason
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  1. 1. Sections of the Library By Mrs. H.
  2. 2. • • • • • Everybody Fiction Nonfiction Biography Reference
  3. 3. Everybody
  4. 4. Picture Books • Mostly make-believe stories (fiction) • More illustrations than words
  5. 5. • Call numbers on spine – E for “everybody” – 3 first letters of author’s last name – Arranged in ABC order E MAY
  6. 6. Fiction
  7. 7. • • • • More words than pictures Longer than picture books Make-believe stories Chapter books Fiction book Everybody book
  8. 8. • Call numbers on spine – FIC or F for “fiction” – 3 first letters of author’s last name – Arranged in ABC order
  9. 9. Nonfiction
  10. 10. • More words than illustrations • True facts (not make-believe or “fiction”) Nonfiction Everybody Fiction
  11. 11. • Call numbers on spine – Dewey Decimal numbers (000-999) – 3 first letters of author’s last name
  12. 12. Biographies
  13. 13. • Nonfiction books about people’s lives • True facts (not make-believe or “fiction”)
  14. 14. • BIO or B for “biography” and 3 first letters of author’s last name • Arranged in ABC order BIO WAR
  15. 15. Reference
  16. 16. • • • • Atlas-a book of maps Almanac-a book of facts Dictionary-a book of definitions Encyclopedia-a book of information
  17. 17. • True facts (not make-believe or “fiction”) • REF or R call numbers on spine for “reference” • Volumes are in numerical and ABC order REF #31 WOR V. 5
  18. 18. Bibliography • • • • • • Tussahaw Elementary Media Center Staff Brittany Hooker, Photographs Zoe Ethan RJ Mason

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