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FTS: Mirrors & Windows: Representation in Children's Literature: Books

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Books are shelved in general subject categories using the Library of Congress classification system. You may want to supplement your use of the catalog with browsing shelf areas for your topic.

GR -- Folklore
L -- Education
LB 1042 -- Storytelling
PN 451 -- Children's literature, bio-bibliography
PN 1009 .A1 -- Recommended lists, lists by subject, and criticism
PN 6001 .C4 -- Collections of children's poetry

Note: PZ books are shelved on the lower level of the library.
PZ 1 -- Picture books with little text by author
PZ 5 -- Collections of stories; anthologies
PZ 7 -- General juvenile fiction: picture books with substantial text; books to age 13
PZ 8 -- Fairy tales
PZ 8.1 -- Fables
PZ 8.3 -- Verses for children and animal stories
PZ 8.7 -- Riddles, rhymes, tongue twisters, etc.
PZ 10.3 -- Animal stories
PZ 11 -- Children's literature in foreign languages

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St. Peter Public Library

If you're looking for more popular fiction, the St. Peter Public Library is just a few blocks from campus. If you head down (east) College Ave. and take a left (north) onto Washington, the library is two blocks from there.


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