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Children's & Young Adult Literature

Children/Young Adult Collection Location

Locating Materials in the Children's/Young Adult Collection

To search for books on the TCNJ Library Homepage, search by keyword and limit to Books & Media. 

Then limit results by Location (left-side column) to Children's/YA Collection.

Dewey Decimal System

00 Computer science, information & general works
100 Philosophy & Psychology
200 Religion
300 Social Sciences
400 Language
500 Science & Math
600 Technology
700 Arts & Recreation
800 Literature
900 History & Geography

The Dewey Decimal Classification System is used to organize books at most public and school libraries.  

Most of the books classified using Dewey are non-fiction, but here are some common categories which are fiction:

Fairy Tales, Folk Literature    398

Graphic Novels  741

Poetry   800

Fiction is organized alphabetically by Fict followed by the Author's last name.