Lets Learn About Call Numbers Remember, a call number is like the books address in the library. It tells where the book lives on the library shelf.

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2 Lets Learn About Call Numbers

3 Remember, a call number is like the books address in the library. It tells where the book lives on the library shelf.

4 Our library has three kinds of books, so we have three kinds of call numbers: fiction easy fiction nonfiction

5 Today were going to learn the recipe for making all three kinds of call numbers.

6 A fiction call number is made up of two parts: F (for fiction) first three letters in the authors last name

7 So a fiction call number for the author, Beverly Cleary would look like this: F Cle

8 What would the fiction call number for the author, Matt Christopher look like? F Chr

9 An easy fiction call number is made up of two parts: E (for easy fiction) first three letters in the authors last name

10 So an easy fiction call number for the author, Jan Brett would look like this: E Bre

11 What would the easy fiction call number for the author, Peggy Parish look like? E Par

12 How do we put fiction and easy fiction call numbers in order? Think……How can we put letters in order? Thats right, fiction and easy fiction call numbers are in ABC order.

13 Nonfiction call numbers are made up of two parts: Numbers (for the subject) first three letters in the authors last name

14 So a nonfiction call number for a mammal book by Jane Mosley would look like this: 599 Mos

15 How do we put nonfiction call numbers in order? Think...nonfiction call numbers have numbers and letters, so.. Nonfiction call numbers are put in number order first, then in ABC order.

16 One kind of nonfiction book has a different recipe from the rest. biography

17 What is a biography? A book about the life of a famous person. Biography call numbers have their own special recipe.

18 Biography call numbers are made up of two parts. 92 (the number for biography) first three letters of the famous persons last name

19 So the call number for a biography about George Washington would look like this: 92 Was

20 What would the call number for a biography about Troy Aikman look like? 92 Aik

21 How are biography call numbers put in order? Since all biography call numbers have a 92, they are put in ABC order.

22 Lets see if you can tell what kind of book goes with each call number !!

23 E Car easy fiction

24 567.9 Ber nonfiction

25 92 Lin biography

26 E Mcd easy fiction

27 F Gif fiction

28 796 Bon nonfiction

29 F Par fiction

30 92 Edi biography

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