Early Childhood Education: Children's Books

Useful resources for research in Early Childhood Education

Find Children's Books

Children's books are part of the Juvenile Collection which includes:

  • picture books
  • fiction and non-fiction
  • folklore & fairy tales
  • young adult & teen

Selected awards and honors are noted in a book's detailed record.

To find children's books on a given topic (e.g., polar bears), select and apply relevant Location filters to search results, including:

  • Pearland Juvenile Collection​
  • UHCL Easy Book Collection
  • UHCL Juvenile Collection
  • UHCL Juvenile Reference Collection

To list newer titles first, change the Sort-by filter from Relevance to Date-newest.



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Alfred R. Neumann Library

Upper Floor

Library map showing children's books located on the southwest corner of the upper floor

More help locating children's book in the library

Classification numbers used for children's fiction may not be unique.

Fic Wil 2005 for example is used for:

  • Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah Wiles
  • Broken China by Lori Williams
  • Brothers in Hope by Mary Williams
  • The Illustrated Mum by Jacqueline Wilson

Write down or remember the author's name.When you get to the right shelves (Juvenile Fic Wil in this example), books are filed alphabetically by author, then subfiled bytitle. The date is ignored.

If there is no author, the first 3 letters of the title will be used in the classification instead. This arrangement is common in public libraries and K-12 schools.

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