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Find Children's Books

To find children's fiction books, enter a keyword(s) and then add the phrase juvenile fiction to your search. 

  • Example: horses AND "juvenile fiction"

To find children's non-fiction books, enter a keyword(s) and then add the phrase juvenile literature to your search.

  • Example: horses AND "juvenile literature"

To find a specific book, search for the book's title or author.

If you would like to browse for children's books in Auraria Library, children's literature is located on the 2nd floor in the LT call number section.

Find Children's Books by Age Group, Grade Level, or Topic

Use these databases to find books by topic, age group, or interest level and then use Start My Research (see box to the right) to determine if Auraria Library owns the book. If not, you can request the book from Prospector or Interlibrary Loan.

Find Books via Auraria Library

  • Search for a book by author, title, subject or keyword(s) describing your topic.
  • Your results will contain both print books and ebooks.
    • For print books, write down the call number to locate the book in the Library.
    • For ebooks, an orange "online" icon will appear beside the title. Click on the title to access the full-text.

Note: Though using Skyline can be a quick way to limit a search to print or ebooks, Skyline does not contain a great number of ebooks the Library offers through databases.  For a thorough search of book holdings, use the Start My Research method above.

  • Enter an author's name, a title, subject or keyword(s) describing your topic in the search box.
  • Using the Material Type drop down menu, limit your results to books or ebooks.
  • When the results appear, click on the book title to open the book record.
  • If the book is a print book, write down the call number to locate the book in the Library.
  • If the book is an ebook, click on Connect to resource to access the full-text.

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