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Education: Children's & YA Literature

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806-720-7326

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Lubbock Christian University Library
5601 19th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79407

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Books: A - HN = 1st Floor | Books: HQ - PR 2699 = 2nd Floor | Books: PR 2700 - Z = 3rd Floor

Browse Children's & YA Lit on the shelves

Dewey Decimal Classification for k-12 (see chart on the right for a further breakdown).

  • EASY: These are picture books for ages 4-8. Alphabetized by type (EASY) and then by  the 1st three letters of author's last name. 
    Example: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is labeled EASY CAR or E CAR.

  • 92 (or 921): These books are biographies (non-fiction).  They are grouped by Dewey number 92 or 921, and then by the 1st three letters of the subject's last name. 
    Example: The Real Benedict Arnold by Jim Murphy is labeled 92 ARN or 921 ARN.

  • FIC (or F): These are books that are made up by the author or not true.  They are grouped by FIC or F and then by the 1st three letters of authors's last name. 
    Example: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is labeled FIC COL or F COL.

  • NON-Fiction: These are books based in fact. They are broken down by subject areas (see the chart on the right).  
    ExampleThe Race to save the Lord God bird by Phillip M. Hoose is labeled 598.7 HOO.

Dewey Decimal Chart