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Children's Literature: Home


The Children's Literature collection, located on the main floor of the Library, contains thousands of picture books, fiction, non-fiction, biographies, reference, easy-readers for ESL learners, large format books, and the Meegan and Tateronis special collections.

Call Numbers

The first part of a call number indicates the genre (Picture Book, Fiction, Non-fiction, Biography, etc.)

Picture Books Juv
Fiction Juv
Non-fiction Juv
Biographies Juv


Find Children's Literature at WSU and Beyond

Locate Children's Literature using the main search box on the Library's homepage. Limit search results using the Library Location: Juvenile filter on the left-hand side of the screen. Call numbers for items in the collection begin with JUV (juvenile).

Consult the Other Libraries guide to access items held in local C/W MARS public libraries, the consortium of Worcester research libraries (Academic and Research Collaborative), or through Interlibrary Loan.

Looking for children's ebooks accessible on tablets and phones? The Worcester Public Library provides the TumbleBook Library and TumbleBook Cloud, collections of non-fiction and fiction titles, games, music, and more. Access each collection here with a WPL library card.

Children's Literature Databases

Literary Award Winners

Digitized Children's Books

Subject Guide

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