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Children's Literature: Children's Literature

How to find picture books

A picture book consists of mainly of illustrations and is geared toward children who have not yet learned to read.

How to find picture books in the PLU catalog:

1) search using the term (with quotes) "picture books"

2) in the left column, select format:"book" and audience:"juvenile"

Books by Level or Subject

How to find children's fiction books

1) Go to the search box "Search the Library Collection" on the library home page,

2) Type in your topic (e.g., Interpersonal relations, Fathers and sons, Coming of age, etc.)

3) When you get a list of results look in the left column under "Genre" and select "Juvenile Fiction"

Where are the children's books in the PLU Library?

The chidren's book section is on the second floor of the library. Books are organized by Library of Congress subjects. Use the catalog to easily find books.


Links to online full-text children's books

Subject Guide

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