The best place to start searching for Children's books is in the Library Collection.
We suggest you start with a Keyword search in CLICsearch.
Using the Collections Facet in combination with a subject or a resource type is very effective.
** When searching for a particular book, placing the title in quotes can help.
Searching by Genre's like historical fiction or fantasy is easiest in the CLCD or in Reference Books, but are useful in CLICsearch as well
The following collections are in the LOWER LEVEL of the Bernsten Library.
|Collection||Label||Contains||Organized by ...|
|NW Early Reader||E||Picture Books, "Read to me", preschool - 1 early readers||author's last name, alphabetically|
|NW Juvenile Fiction||J FICTION||Early chapter books through middle school||author's last name, alphabetically|
|NW Juvenile Short Story||J SS||Collections of short stories:
grades 2 - 12
|author's last name, alphabetically|
|NW Juvenile Non Fiction||J ###||grades 2- 12 non fiction||Dewey decimial numbers|
|NW Adolescent Fiction||A FICTION||Adolescent Fiction||author's last name, alphabetically|
|NW Curriculum Library||CL||Curriculum resources for all grades||Dewey decimal numbers|
Special dewey numbers to remember in the Juvenile Non Fiction collection
J 398 folktales / fairytales
J 398.2 folk literature
J 398.8 rhymes & rhyming games
J 811 poetry