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Find Books & Audiobooks

Search UHCL Juvenile subcollection in Library Catalog:
Use quotation marks for an "exact phrase".

See also UHCL's new juvenile titles and juvenile audiobooks.


Where are the children's books?

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Dewey Decimal Classification System Outline

Ten main classes (Click on a class for subclasses.)

 by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. 


Finding Books on the Shelf

Classification numbers used for children's fiction may not be unique.

Fic Wil 2005 for example is used for:

  • Each Little Bird Sings by Deborah Wiles
  • Broken China by Lori Williams
  • Brothers in Hope by Mary Williams
  • The Illustrated Man by Jacqueline Wilson

Write down or remember the author's name. When you get to the right shelves (Juvenile Fic Wil in this example), books are filed alphabetically by author, then subfiled by title. The date is ignored.

If there is no author, the first 3 letters of the title will be used in the classification instead. This arrangement is common in public libraries and K-12 schools.


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See detailed records for awards notes as some false matches may occur.


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