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Juvenile Literature: Home

Resources related to Children's and Young Adult Literature.


The Instructional Materials Center (IMC) on the Ground Floor of King Library holds contemporary literature for children and young adults intended for use in teaching and learning. The purpose of the IMC collection is to expose pre-service teachers to a wide range of teaching materials, including items that deal with bias or controversy in children's materials. 

Researchers may also be interested in the historic children's literature collection held in the Walter Havighust Special Collections and University Archives on the 3rd Floor of King Library. 

For assistance with literary research on children's literature, see this guide.

Finding Books in the IMC

Use this box to find books located in the IMC. Please follow the search tips below for help.

To find a book in the IMC, filter your search results by location. Make sure you are looking for King Library, Ground Floor, IMC

The Juvenile Literature collection is divided into several parts.

  • Juv Easy picture books for children in grades PK-3
  • Easy Readers - leveled readers for children learning to read
  • Juvenile Fiction/Non-Fiction includes non-fiction books for children of all ages and fiction books for children in grades 4-12
  • ELL - books for English Language Learners
  • Language Materials - books for teaching foreign languages
  • Big Books - oversized books for grades PK-3, perfect for reading-aloud to large groups 

The location and call number will end up looking similar to: King Library, Ground Floor, IMC, Juv QA27.5 .L44 2016b

Your Librarian

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Abigail Morgan

Fall 2019 Office Hours (9/16/19 - 12/6/19):

McGuffey 129 - Wednesdays 10:30am-12:30pm
FSB 3083 - Thursdays 1-3pm
All other times please schedule an appointment or email me.

219E Laws Hall (BEST Library)