Text directions for finding a book in the Children’s Collection:
- To search for books in the Children’s Collection, use the ALICE keyword search function
- Click the link that says Show/Hide Advanced Options to see all the options for limiting your search
- In the Location drop down menu, choose location B > Alden Children’s
- Conduct a search in ALICE. Your search results should only show items located in the Alden Children’s Collection, located on the fourth floor of the library
The Children’s Collection is primarily designed to serve students and faculty in the fields of early childhood, elementary, and secondary education. Books of fiction in the collection are suitable for all ages from infants to high school age students. Non-fiction books serve preschool through middle school age students. Books are primarily in the English language, but a small portion of the books are in other languages. The Collection includes all of the Caldecott and Newbery award-winning books and many of the Caldecott and Newbery honor books. The collection does not include textbooks for children or young adults.
Lists of Special Types of Children’s Books
- Alphabet Books
- Audio Books
- Caldecott Medal Winners
- Caldecott Honor Books
- Newbery Medal Winners
- Newbery Honor Books
- Wordless Picture Books
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