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Children's Literature Genres: Non-fiction

An overview of children's literature genres and resources for locating them in the library's juvenile collection.

Looking @ Non-fiction

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Juvenile Non-Fiction

Looking for juvenile non-fiction in the library catalog? Juvneile literature is most often part of a specific subject heading for non-fiction titles. For example:

 

Title: I Have A Dream 
Location: MAIN Juvenile E185.97.K5 A5 2012
Subject: African Americans - Civil Rights - Juvenile Literature

 



What does this mean? 

Search for a topic or subject when looking for non-fiction titles.


How?  Use Keyword or advanced search in the library catalog.

--> Enter your topic
--> 
limit the location option to AU juvenile
--> Search


As you browse books returned, titles will include juvenile literature as part of a non-fiction subject heading.  Note that a non-fiction call number will NOT begin with PZ7 (juvenile fiction). Remember, all juvenile titles are located on the second floor and include call numbers A through Z.


Quick start! Use Keyword search in the library catalog

--> Enter your topic
--> 
add "and juvenile literature" to the search string
--> limit location to AU Juvenile
--> Search


Here's an example: teacher and juvenile literature is the search with AU Juvenile as a location. Keep in mind, this will not provide a complete list of non-fiction available, but is a place to start.

 

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