Children's Literature Topics Page
Welcome to the Children's Literature Topics LibGuide!
This guide is a starting place for information about AU Library's juvenile collection and how to locate desired topics and subjects. A growing resource, it currently includes juvenile book resources for math, special education, folklore, and art, dance, theater and music.
Juvenile books, including big books and book kits, are located on the second floor or AU Library directly outside of the Instructional Resource Center.
Juvenile Collection Overview: Library of Congress
Juvenile fiction falls under the Library of Congress subject heading P, language and literature; specifically PZ for general juvenile fiction. Juvenile non-fiction titles is classes within the topic area of it's regular subject heading class from A (general works) to Z (bibliography). Below is a quick guide resource for popular subject headings within language and literature.
Interested in learning more about Library of Congress Classification? Visit the Library of Congress Classification Outline web site.
|P||Language and Literature|
|PE 1155||Alphabet Books|
|PE 1628||Juvenile Dictionaries|
|PN 6727-6790||Comic Books, strips, etc.
|PZ||Fiction and Juvenile|
|PZ 6||Early to 1860/1870|
||General Juvenile Fiction
Alphabetical by author last name
|PZ 8||Fairy Tales|
|PZ 8.1||Folklore, Legends, Romance|
|PZ 8.3||Stories in Rhyme|
|PZ 10.3||Animal Stories|
|PZ 73-78||Languages: Spanish|
Search the Catalog: Juvenile Collection
Ashland University Library Catalog
Use the library catalog to locate books in Ashland University Library's juvenile collection. Start with a keyword search on your topic and limit the results to "AU Juvenile." This will provide you with a starting point.
Not finding what you need in our library's juvenile collection? Search for holdings in the OhioLINK catalog using the same beginning search strategy.
This collection features indexes, directories, and bibliographies to help locate books on specific subject areas.