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Education Resources Center: Children's/Young Adult Literature

Children's Literature Databases

Searching for Picture Books

To find a picture book in the Education Resources Center, use Ely Library QuickSearch:

  • Click on Advanced Search over the search box.
  • In the “Keyword” box, type in NU: PZ1000*
  • If you are searching for books by an author, type the name in "quotation marks" in the search box next to Author.
  • If you wish to search for a topic instead, change the drop down box to Keyword and type in your topic.
  • Enter your search terms in the search box

NOTE:  For this search you do not need to limit to Education Resources Collection.  There are no PZ call numbers in the stack!

Children's / Young Adult Literature

The ERC Collection includes children's literature which is defined as books that are targeted to children under the age of 12, regardless of who else may read them.  There are also books aimed at young adult readers between the ages of 12 to 18.

Call Number Guide for ERC Children's Fiction

Fiction (Chapter Books, etc.)

PZ 7

Folklore

PZ 400

Poetry

PZ 600

Drama

PZ 700

Basal Readers

PZ 900

Picture Books (fiction)

PZ 1000

 

Call Number Guide for ERC Children's Non-Fiction Informational Texts and Teaching Materials

  Biography

C

  World History

D

  American History

E-F

  Geography

G

  Sports & Games

GV

  Teaching Guides

L

  Music

M

  Language Arts

P

  General Science

Q

  Math

QA

  Biology

QH

  Medicine

R

  Agriculture (Farming, plants, etc.)

S

  Technology (transportation, computers, etc.)

T

Books on Video

Here are listed a few children's books that include read-aloud narration.  For more, try this YouTube search.

Mentor Texts In ERC Collection

Guides to Multicultural Children's Books

Picture Book Study

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