Graphic novels are located with the LC class PN Literature (General). In some cases, graphic novel is a secondary classification and titles may be found within the general collection. Increasing popularity of graphic novels for children resulted in creation of a new subject separating younger reader and young adult reader level.
When browsing the second floor juvenile collection for graphic novels, there are two places to begin. This information is also detailed on signs located with the children's books.
|Classification||Subclass||Subject Headings - Juvenile|
|PN||6727 - 6790||Literature (General)|
|Comic books, strips, etc. (Graphic Novels)|
|Categorized for Young Adult Readers|
|PZ||7.7||Fiction & Juvenile Literature|
|Categorized for Younger Readers|
Graphic novel has also been added to catalog records as a "Form." Selecting this link within a catalog record will take you to a graphic novel subject search. One more way to browse for the book you want.