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Resources for ECE/ECIS Spanish Minors: Juvenile Collection

Library and Instructional Resource Center resources for Early Childhood and Early Childhood Intervention Specialists in Education.

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).  Here is a quick guide / overview for popular subject headings within language and literature.


Class P Language & Literature
Subclass Description
PE English Language
1155 Alphabet Books
1591 Juvenile Thesaurus
1628 Juvenile Dictionaries
PN Literature (General)
6110 Poetry Anthology
6371 Riddles
6727 Graphic Novels Categorized for YA Readers
PR English Literature
Individual Authors: Poetry, Prose, Drama
PS American Literature
Individual Authors: Poetry, Prose, Drama
PZ Fiction & Juvenile
PZ 5 Collections
PZ 6 Early to 1860 / 1870
PZ 7 General Juvenile Fiction
Alphabetical by author last name, then book title
PZ 7.5 Novels in verse
PZ 7.7 Graphic Novels Categorized for Young Readers
PZ 8 Fairy Tales
PZ 8.1 Folklore, Legends, Romance
PZ 8.2 Fables
PZ 8.3 Stories in Rhyme, Nursery Rhymes
PZ 10.3 Animal Stories
PZ 23 Languages, French
PZ 73 Languages, Spanish


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Juvenile Collection: Subject Headings

New Juvenile Books