Find Children's Literature


Children's literature, also known as juvenile fiction, is located throughout Temple Libraries. You'll fnd much of our collection on the third floor of Paley Library in the PZ7 area; however, genres such as biography and non-fiction may be located outside of the PZ7s. Use this guide to search for and discover children's books, specifically in the course Children's Literature: Pre-K through Fourth Grade (ECED 4102). If you have questions or need help, email Jackie Sipes, Education Librarian, at, or schedule an appointment below

Finding Children's Books in Temple Libraries

Use the library catalog to identify children's books before searching the library stacks. As the non-fiction children's books are shelved by subject with the "adult" books, it is easiest to do a keyword on your subject and the word "juvenile". For example, you might enter "fantasy" or "poetry" in the box below.

Databases and Journals about Children's Literature


Selected Children's Literature

Locations of Children's Literature

  • PZ7 – third floor, east side (Mostly fiction)
  • Other call number areas for history, biography, informational genres
  • Ambler, SEL, Depository other Temple libraries

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