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Juvenile Literature

Online Guide to the Auburn University Libraries' Juvenile Collection and related resources.

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Todd Shipman
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Welcome to the Guide for Juvenile Literature

Welcome to Auburn University Libraries' guide for Juvenile Literature!

This guide provides quick search tips for finding children’s and young adult literature in Auburn University Libraries’ Juvenile Collection. Additional links and resources provide access to databases and webpages, as well as print books and e-books related to juvenile literature.

If you have questions or need help, contact Todd Shipman, Education Librarian at at or for immediate help chat with a librarian at Ask-a-Librarian

Searching the RBD Library's Juvenile Collection

Search the library catalog to find books in the Auburn University Libraries' Juvenile collection.

To search the catalog, type keywords related to your topic in the search box below or click the down arrow to select a title or author search.

Important Tips for Searching the Catalog for Juvenile Books :

  1. You may search for specific titles or authors, just select the appropriate option in the drop menu and then enter your search.
  2. When searching by topic/subject, select "SUBJECT" in the drop down menu and then enter a subject keyword and the word "juvenile" (ex. "cats juvenile").
  3. When searching by genre, select " SUBJECT" in the drop menu as well and then enter the genre and word "juvenile" (ex. "poetry juvenile").
  4. When you need to limit the search results to a specific range of years of publication, run the search first, then on the left side of the page of search results, select the decade of publication which is located under the heading, "Publish Date."
  5. When searching for Juvenile Award Books 2013 - present, select "ALL FIELDS" in the drop down menu and then enter "jaward."
  6. When searching for a specific award among the Juvenile Award Books (2013 - present), select "ALL FIELDS" in the drop down menu and then enter "jaward" along with the name of the award (ex. "jaward Caldecott").
  7. When searching for a topic/subject in the Juvenile Award Books (2013 - present), select "ALL FIELDS" in the drop down menu and then enter "jaward" with a subject keyword (ex. "jaward dogs").