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Children's and Young Adult Literature

This guide helps orient users to locating juvenile fiction and non-fiction in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library.

What are the major children's books awards?

State awards

National awards

How do I find award-winning books in JCKL's collection?

Searching Online

Browsing the Stacks

  • You will see a spine label on all the award books in the 3rd floor collection for Newbery, Caldecott, and Missouri State Readers Awards (Show Me, Mark Twain, Truman and Gateway).

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