Historical fiction will be cataloged as fiction and by historical era being covered by the book.
For example, Ground Zero, featured with the historical fiction titles on this page (see right), lists historical fiction as a subject. It also includes additional subjects such as September 11 Terrorist Attacks 2001 Juvenile Fiction and Afghan War 2001 Juvenile Fiction.
When looking for historical fiction, begin with a keyword or subject search.
How? Start with the library catalog and conduct a keyword search.
(1) Enter your topic,
(2) Limit the location option to MAIN Juvenile, then
(3) Submit the search & review your results.
Use the catalog record to help evaluate search results.
(1) Additional subject terms may include historical fiction, juvenile fiction, or young adult fiction.
(2) Use Content Café, click on the book cover image, to view additional information about the title.
(3) Click on catalog subject headings and/or genres to explore similar items.
(4) Read a chapter or passage in the book to determine if it meets the criteria for historical fiction.
Subject terms will lead to other titles with similar topics / subjects / content. However, there is no guarantee it will be the same - or even similar - genre. Think critically about the results generated by expanding your search and exploring subjects.
Location: MAIN Juvenile
Call Number: PZ7.M677 Da 2019
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Juvenile Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Juvenile Fiction
Autistic children -- Juvenile Fiction
Human-animal communication -- Juvenile Fiction
Soldiers -- Juvenile Fiction
Explore a few of the recent additions to the juvenile collection. All titles circulate.