Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
How do I find children's or young adult literature?
To find children's literature on a particular topic, use the Advanced Search of the catalog. After typing your search term(s), select "Children's Literature" from the Format dropdown menu. Your results should only be works within the Children's collection.
If you are looking for a specific work, simply search the title or the author.
Where's the children's literature?
The Children's room is located on the 3rd floor of the library and contains a variety of children's material including fiction and nonfiction picture books and young adult novels.
Fiction books are organized in alphabetical order by the author. Nonfiction books and poetry are organized by the Dewey Decimal system. If you're searching for a particular book, check the catalog.
Children's Literature Awards Lists
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) lists various Children's literature awards including the Caldecott and Newbery awards.
The Michael L. Printz award is given to exceptional young adult works each year. The awards are given by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
000 - Generalities
100 - Philosophy & Psychology
200 - Religion
300 - Social Sciences
400 - Language
500 - Natural Sciences & Math
600 - Technology (Applied Sciences)
700 - The Arts
800 - Literature
900 - Geography, History, & Biography