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Youth Resources Collection

Youth Fiction Materials

Youngest Readers

Board books
Concept books (numbers,"shapes, etc.)
Age Range": 0-3 years
Shelf Order: Alphabetical by author last name
Example: BB BOYNTO (first 6 letters)

Picture Books

Age Range: 3-7 years
Shelf Order: Alphabetical by author last name
Example: X CARLE (full last name)

Easy Readers

Illustrated books with controlled vocabulary
Beginning chapter books
Age Range: beginning readers to 8 years
Shelf Order: Alphabetical by author last name
Example: E WILLEM (first 6 letters)

Series Collection
(Easy and Juvenile Fiction)

Chapter books
Age Range: beginning readers to 12 years 
Shelf Order: Alphabetical by series name
Example: MAGIC TREEHOUSE 

Juvenile Fiction

Chapter books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Shelf Order: Alphabetical by author last name
Example: J FIC GUTMAN (first 6 letters)
 

Youth Non-Fiction Materials

Easy/Juvenile Non-fiction

Fact-based books
Shelf Order: Arranged by topic,"using Dewey Decimal System
Example: J 597.8 G441 

 

Young Adult Materials

YA Fiction


Fictional Stories for Teens 
Age Range: 13-18
Shelf Order: Alphabetical by author's last name
Example: YA FIC WERNER (first 6 letters)

YA Digital Media

CD Books
Shelf Order: Alphabetical by author's last name 

Graphic Novels  

Fictional Stories in Comic Book Format
Shelf Order: Shelved with YA Fiction 

Periodicals

Young Adult Magazines

YA Non-fiction

Location: Shelved with the Adult Non-Fiction Materials 

 

Other Youth Material Collections

Awards Collection



Caldecott award-winning books
Newbery award-winning books
Shelf Order: Alphabetical by author last name
Digital Media
DVDs
Music CDs
CD books
Kits
Playaways

Parent Collection





Parenting books,"including child development, discipline, adoption, first aid, and activities.
Books for parents to use with children to explain life passages and first experiences.
Example: PC 649.122 J33

Teacher Collection





Resource materials for teachers ranging from preschool to high school.
"Big Books" for storytime
Theme books to support curriculum
Example: TC 372.19 B126

Homeschool Collection


Homeschooling resource materials for all grade levels.
Resource materials for both new and established homeschoolers.
Example: HC 371.042 D858
 

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For Children

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