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A short guide to get you started researching in the discipline of Education

What is the Children's and Young Adult Collection?

The Children's and Young Adult (YA) Collection, formerly known as the Juvenile Collection, contains books meant for children of all ages and young adults. It is primarily meant to support curriculum related to children's and YA literature in the College of Education and at UO, but is also available for use by families and other interested readers. If you have suggestions for the collection, please email Katherine Donaldson, the Education Librarian, using the contact information on this page. 

How can I find books in the Children's and Young Adult Collection?

You can limit your search to books in the Children's and YA Collection by going to the Advanced Search option in LibrarySearch. Under "Search Scope," select "Children's and YA Collection." You can then do a keyword, title, or author search depending on what you're looking for. 

Select "Children's and YA Collection" in search scope

Where is the Children's and Young Adult Collection located?

The Children's and YA Collection is located on the third floor of Knight Library.

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Children's Book Awards

There are a number of awards given out for children's and young adult literature. Here is a sample list of some of the children's book award-winners that the UO Libraries focuses on collecting:

Other Places to Find Children's and YA Books