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MMS Review

Review of library terms

Literature is generally divided into two main categories. The category for books that are not true is _______________. Fiction
The main category for books that are true and are assigned a Dewey number is ____________. Nonfiction
What word or words do you think of when you think of an almanac? Facts and Statistics
What information can be found in a dictionary? Spelling, definitions, plurals, capitalization, part of speech
What will be found in an atlas? Maps
An encyclopedia offers ___________ information about a topic. General
Who designed the Dewey Decimal System? Melville Dewey
What is the word for the types of literature? Genres
What do we call a book that is written about someone but written by someone else? Biography
An ________ contains an alphabetical listing of topics and the page nubmers. It is found in the back of the book. Index
A _________ __ _____________ is found in the front of the book. Its order is according to the order of the book. Table of Contents
A _______________ has explanations or definitions of different or unfamiliar terms used in a book. Glossary
An _________________ is a book that is about the person who wrote the book. Autobiography
Created by: Mrs. Reighley