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Hawthorne Elementary School LMC: Do you Dewey?

Introduction to Dewey

Do you Dewey?

000-099

General Works

Lots of information in one book or set of books.

Encyclopedias, general reference works, computers, world records.

100-199

Philosophy Psychology

What and how do we think?

Optical illusions, brain research, question and answer books.

200-299

Religion Mythology

Who is the creator?

Bible stories, religions of the world, Greek myths.

300-399

Social Science

How do people communicate and get along?

Communication, education, law, civil rights, transportation, manners, folk and fairy tales.

400-499

Language

What language do you speak?

Grammar books, sign language,  foreign languages.

500-599

Natural Science

What is in this world around us?

Experiments, math, astronomy, chemistry, physics, geology, biology, and dinosaurs. Books on specific wild animals are also found here.

600-699

Applied Science

How do we make nature work for us?

Human anatomy, medicine, airplanes, space travel, cookbooks and domestic animals such as dogs, cats, and horses.

700-799

Arts and Recreation

What do you do for fun and creativity?

Art, artists, how-to-draw books, crafts, origami, music, joke and riddle books, and sports.

800-899

Literature

We act and read poetry.

Poetry, plays and classic literature.

900-999

Geography & History

Where do you live?

History, geography and travel, atlases, explorers, and biographies.

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