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Kids Guide to the Dewey Decimal System
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Where to Look for Nonfiction Books in the Library
000-099 GENERALITIES
000 Generalities
010 Bibliography
020 Library & information science
030 General encyclopedias
040 These Dewey numbers are no longer used
050 General serial publications
060 Organizations
070 Journalism, publishing, media
080 General Collections
090 Manuscripts & Rare Books
100-199 PHILOSOPHY & PSYCHOLOGY
100 Philosophy & Psychology
110 Space, Time, Force, Structure, Change & Metaphysics
120 Epistemology, Causation, Humankind
130 Ghosts & the Supernatural
140 Types of Philosphy
150 Psychology
160 Reasoning & How We Think
170 Emotions, Values, Ethics
180 Ancient, Medieval & Oriental Philosophies
190 Modern Western Philosophies
200-299 RELIGION
200 Religion
210 Philosophy & Theory of Religion
220 The Bible
230 Christianity
240 Christian Moral & Devotional Theology
250 Christian Orders and Local Church
260 Christian Religion & History
270 Christian Church History & Missionaries
280 Different Kinds of Christian Churches
290 Mythology, World Religions
300-399 SOCIAL SCIENCES
300 Social Sciences
310 Statistics
320 Government, Political Science
330 Economics
340 Law
350 Public Administration & Military Science
360 Social Programs & Services/TD>
370 Education
380 Commerce
390 Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
400-499 LANGUAGES
400 Language, Dictionaries & Encyclopoedias
410 Linguistics
420 The English Language
430 German
440 French
450 Italian & Romaian
460 Spanish & Portugese
470 Latin
480 Greek (Classical)
490 Other Languages, Ancient & Modern
500-599 SCIENCE AND MATH
500 Math & Science, Science Experiments
510 Mathematics
520 Stars, planets, astronomy
530 Physics - Force & Motion, Electricity, Magnetism
540 Chemistry, Atoms & Molecules
550 Earth Science - Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Weather
560 Dinosaurs, Prehistoric Animals
570 Life Sciences
580 Plants & Trees
590 Animals & Insects
600-699 APPLIED SCIENCE
600 Technology & Inventions
610 Medical Science & Health
620 Engineering
630 Agriculture - Farming, Gardening & Fishing
640 Home Economics - Cookbooks, Organizing, Sewing
650 Management
660 Chemistry
670 Manufacturing
680 More Manufacturing
690 Building
700-799 ARTS, SPORTS & RECREATION
700 Philosophy of Art, Galleries, Art Education
710 Landscaping
720 Architecture
730 Carving, Clay, Origami & Sculpture
740 Drawing, Crafts, Sewing, Knitting, Decorating
750 Painting
760 Graphic Arts
770 Photography
780 Music
790 Sports, Games, Magic, Camping, Fishing, Dance, Theatre
800-899 LITERATURE
800 General Literature & Writing
810 American Literature - Poems, Plays, Books, Essays
820 English (British) & Old English Literature
830 German Literature
840 French Literature
850 Italian & Romanian Literature
860 Spanish & Portuguese Literature
870 Latin Literature
880 Classical Greek Literature
890 World Literature
900-999 GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY
900 General History
910 Geography, Travel, Explorers, Atlases
920 Geneology, Biography, Flags & Insignia
930 Archeology, Ancient Civilizations
940 European History
950 Asian & Middle Eastern History
960 African History
970 North American History
980 South American History
990 Pacific Islands, Australia, Arctic & Antarctic History

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