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Children's Literature Topics: Health & Exercise 

Use this guide for help locating juvenile books by subject; view resources developed for arts, exceptionalities, holidays, math, the environment and health.

LC Subject Headings: Physical Education

One way to locate books on a specific subject area is to utilize the Library of Congress subject headings. Listed below are LC subject headings and subheadings used for physical education, health, and related topics.


Sports Individual Sports
Sports - Juvenile fiction Baseball - Juvenile Fiction
Sports - Juvenile literature Baseball - Juvenile literature
Sports - Juvenile poetry  Baseball - Juvenile poetry
Sportsmanship - Juvenile fiction  Basketball - Juvenile fiction
Teamwork sports - Juvenile fiction Basketball - Juvenile literature
Winter sports - Juvenile fiction Basketball - Juvenile poetry
  Boxing stories
Exercise & Physical Fitness  Boxing - Juvenile literature
Exercise - Juvenile fiction Football - Juvenile fiction
Exercise - Juvenile literature  Football - Juvenile literature
Physical Fitness - Juvenile fiction  Hockey - Juvenile literature
Physical Fitness - Juvenile literature  Running - Juvenile fiction

Soccer - Juvenile fiction

Human Body  Swimming - Juvenile fiction
Human Body - Juvenile Fiction  Swimming - Juvenile literature
Human Body - Juvenile Literature  Track and Field - Juvenile fiction
Human Anatomy - Juvenile literature 
Human Physiology - Juvenile literature 
Health, Nutrition & Food Play and Safety
Food - Juvenile fiction  Parks - Juvenile fiction
Food - Juvenile literature  Play - Juvenile fiction
Food - Juvenile poetry  Play - Juvenile literature
Health - Juvenile literature Playgrounds - Juvenile fiction
Nutrition - Juvenile fiction Safety - Juvenile fiction
Nutrition - Juvenile literature

In the Juvenile Collection