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Literature for Children

Course Number: 
ENG 380

In Randall Library, the literature for children and young adults is shelved by these categories:

E Easy (Picture) books: Arranged alphabetically by author's last name.
B Biography: Arranged by the last name of the person the book is about.
Fic Juvenile Fiction: Arranged alphabetically by author's last name.
J Non-fiction: Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification
The 800 class in Dewey is for literature. The major type of literature you will find in our Dewey collection is poetry.  American poetry has a call number beginning with 811.  English poetry is in 821.  Folk tales are in the 300 class (and we have a lot of these books).

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