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The Dewey decimal system

by Fowler, Allan.

Format: Print Book 1996
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 7 copies
Available (6)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 025.43 FO
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  j 025.43 FO
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 025.431 F829
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 025.431 F829
 
 
Clairton Public Library Junior Non-Fiction J 025.4 F18
Location  Clairton Public Library
 
Collection  Junior Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 025.4 F18
 
 
Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg Non-Fiction j 025.4 FOW
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 025.4 FOW
 
 
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j 025.5 FOW
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Easys
 
Call Number  E j 025.5 FOW
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Juvenile Juv 025.4 F78
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  Juv 025.4 F78
 
 
 
Unavailable (1)
Location Collection Status
Wilkinsburg Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction MISSING
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Status  MISSING
 
 
Summary
Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 3^-5. The typeface is large, the color photographs are numerous, and the writing style, for the most part, is clear. Yet children will probably still need adult help to understand the Dewey decimal system. It really needs to be taught through example, and although Fowler does use several kinds of books as examples, including one on magic, something is lost on the written page. Once in a while, the book is confusing or incorrect: "Sometimes [a spine label] shows the letter "J" if it is an adult book that is kept in the children's section." An adjunct to learning the Dewey decimal system but not a book that can do the job on its own. --Ilene Cooper"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series True book.
Subjects Classification, Dewey decimal -- Juvenile literature.
Classification, Dewey decimal.
Publisher New York :Children's Press,1996
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 44) and index.
ISBN 0516201328 (lib. bdg.)
0516261304 (pbk.)
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