Look at the Ohio Department of Education content standards to get ideas for specific keywords to use when searching for books written for children.
Here are a few subject heading searches to try within the CRC catalog:
Try using a combination of keyword searching. Some examples include:
We subscribe to the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database at BGSU so that our users may search for juvenile literature based on a child's age, grade, or reading level. There are other ways to search this database. Click on the icon below to access the CLCD. A BGSU email user name and password is required. Guests may use it while they are in Jerome Library.
Search for book suggestions using keywords and limit by genre, grade level, age level, reading level and more.
To conduct a general search for fiction in the CRC catalog regardless of age or grade level, combine a keyword with "juvenile fiction" (race relations "juvenile fiction").
To conduct a general search for nonfiction in the CRC catalog regardless of age or grade level, combine a keyword with "juvenile literature" (space exploration "juvenile literature").