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Lucy Scribner Library

Children's Literature: Children's Literature

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. 


Advanced Search with the Keyword "Autism" Typed and the Field "Children's Literature" SElected

If you are looking for a specific work, simply search the title or the author.

Search box with the keyword "The Lorax" being searched within the "Title"


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

Award Winners

Dewey Decimal
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
Images from The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter