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Juvenile Literature and Literary Criticism

Resources for the study of children's and young adult literature.

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Still can't find the item? Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request books, media and articles from other libraries when they are not available at Mason or the WRLC. Start your research early if you want to take advantage of this wonderful service as it can take up to 2 weeks.

Call Numbers for Juvenile Literature and Literary Criticism Books

Print resources for Juvenile Literature and Literary Criticism are located primarily in the Fenwick Library. Audiovisual materials are also located in the Fenwick Library.

Here are some call numbers for Juvenile Literature and Literary Criticism topics:

  • PN 1008.2 - 1009.5    Juvenile Literature
  • PZ 1 - 4                      Fiction in English (juvenile)
  • PZ 5 - 90                    Juvenile belles lettres (includes poetry, playscripts, essays, and other works of literature that aren't "fiction")

Fenwick Library also has a separate juvenile literature collection that is located on the first floor of the "old" Fenwick Library (i.e. the towers). Books are arranged in Library of Congress order, and include picture books, chapter books, and young adult literature.