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Children's Literature & Media

Searching the Library Catalog for children's literature and locating it in Pius Library

Genres for Children's Literature

The Library Catalog does have a search for the genre/form of a title.  However, this is a fairly recent edition to the library catalog so not all titles have a genre/form heading.

Examples of genre/form headings

  • Biographies
  • Biography
  • Children's poetry
  • Children's stories
  • Fables
  • Fairy tales
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Fiction
  • Folklore
  • Historical fiction
  • History
  • Juvenile works
  • Juvenile fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Young adult fiction

Genre Examples