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Education: Books



Use the Marshall University Libraries catalog to locate books in the libraries. The following Library of Congress Subject Headings are examples of terms that can be used with the Basic Search by Subject Heading, or the Keyword Search, to locate books in the MU libraries:



  • Most of the children's literature can be found in the Juvenile Collection on the west end of the Drinko Library second floor (arranged by Dewey Decimal classification number) and the regular stacks in the LC classification "PN1009." However, because of the broad nature of children's literature, it is best to check the online catalog also.


Award Winning Books

The following books can be found at the Drinko Library Circulation desk on reserve. Simply ask someone at the desk for the book(s) you wish to check out and present your ID card. Only six reserve books may be checked out at a time.


Caldecott Award Books (2-hour checkout)


Newbery Award Books (2-day checkout)


USBBY/IBBY Award Books (14-day checkout) - USBBY/IBBY Award books are now shelved in the Drinko Juvenile Collection on the 2nd floor. 


United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) provides bookmarks that show year of award, grade level, and publication location for each title.


The Coretta Scott King Book Awards  


Pura Belpré Awards


Rainbow Book List - GLBTQ Books for Children & Teens