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The Dewey Decimal System of classifying books was invented by Melvil Dewey.Mr Dewey pretended that a prehistoric cave man began asking questions about the world. As a result of his questions the 1o classifications of the Dewey Decimal System was devised.

Students will find information and activities to help guide them as they learn about Dewey Decimal numbers and the man behind the system--Melvil Dewey. A biography of Melvil Dewey is given, and the basics of Dewey Decimal Classification are highlighted. In addition, after using this site, students will be able to gain an understanding of how to use the library more efficiently. Moreover, featured practice activities and games help make the Dewey Decimal System a lot more fun and far less scary!


Let's begin by watching , The Dewey Decimal Rap: