EDU 270 Art for Children. Knowledge and skills appropriate to children, including techniques and media for teaching art to children from nursery age through the sixth grade.
To browse children’s/YA literature on the shelves-
Picture books are in the C E area, shelved by the first 4 letters of the author's name, and the first 4 letters of the title:
C E REYN WORD is the call number for author Peter H. Reynolds' book titled The word collector.
Intermediate and young adult books are in C FIC, shelved the same as picture books:
C FIC MEDI MERC is the call number for Meg Medina's Merci Suárez changes gears
Most historical fiction, fantasy, and realistic fiction are found in C FIC. You will need to use the online catalog to find these 3 genres. See below Genres and Realistic Fiction.
Non-fiction / Informational books for children begin with C, followed by 3 or more Dewey Decimal (subject classification) numbers:
C 534 MARS 2019 Sound waves.
Traditional literature (fairy tales, myths, legends): C 398.2’s.
Poetry, including collections by author and theme: C 811’s.
Biographies are found mainly in in the nonfiction subject area that the person represents.
For example, you will find biographies about authors under the subject heading Authors, and a biography about a scientist under the subject heading Scientists.
The amazing life of Benjamin Franklin C 973.3 GIBL 2000 is in the 973s -United States History.
Award winners, biographies, and holiday books can be identified on the shelves by the sticker on the book spine.