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Education

Searching for Children's Books in Buswell

Children's books are found with the curriculum collection on the lower level of Buswell,

  • Fiction - call number 372.214
  • Non-fiction - call number 372.212 

To find titles when not looking for a specific author or title, use the advanced search feature of the library catalog.   

  • Use key words such as "juvenile," or "children's nonfiction." 
  • Include a topic/subject or genre,  e.g. "time travel," "magic," "poetry." 
  • Do an exploratory search on a known title to see the topics/subjects used.  For example, the title below would be retrieved by using the keywords "juvenile" and "poetry" or "children's poetry." If looking for as specific country, one could have included the keyword "mexico."

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The lists show Buswell Library's holdings of books in certain categories.

Located on the upper level of Buswell and in the Curriculum Collection:

  • Non-fiction - Upper level, call number 372.212
  • Fiction - Upper level, call number 372.214 
  • Curriculum related materials - lower level northwest corner of the Nicholas Wing. 

You can always search the library catalog by title and/or author.

Journals that contain reviews of children's and YA books: