How to Find a Book
From the Set Library Skills
Come with Opal Owl and Stew Rabbit as they learn how books are organized by fiction and nonfiction, how to use call numbers and the Dewey Decimal System, and how to search using a library catalog.
- About the Author and Illustrator
- Tips to Remember
- For More Information
A noteworthy review of Library Skills from Children's Bookwatch on August 1, 2012
‘How a Library Works’ is a reading level grade 2 reference book about how to explore and use a library. Stew Rabbit and Opal Owl have fun checking out the O’Hare Library with its self- checkout station, its collection of CDs, DVDs, and video games, and of course, lots of books. There are also special programs for kids! The library has rules for keeping quiet, and has books and material organized according to the Dewey Decimal system. Stew and Opal love the library, and plan to return for many more happy hours of library fun. Including a glossary, web site list, book list, and tips to remember, How a Library Works is a great introduction for kids age 7 and up to a lifetime of pleasant, peaceful, productive library usage. Other recommended titles by the same author in this series include How an e-Book Works, How to Check Out a Book, How to Find a Book, How to find Information Online, and How to Treat a Book, each priced at, $19.95 or the complete set for, $119.70.
Author: Amanda StJohn
Illustrator: Bob Ostrom
Bob Ostrom has been illustrating children's books for nearly twenty years. A graduate of the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, Bob has worked for such companies as Disney, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network. He lives in North Carolina with his wife Melissa and three children, Will, Charlie, and Mae.