Answered By: Penn Libraries
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021     Views: 192

The Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center houses a small collection of children's books. A significant portion of the collection can be found in the PZ section on the 3rd floor. Selected lists of holdings can be located through these searches in Franklin: Picture Books and Juvenile fiction. Most works of juvenile fiction in English are located in the PZ7 section and a selection of folklore and fairy tales is located in the PZ8 section.

However, please note that if an author has written a significant amount of adult literature, books intended for children by the same author will be classified with his/her adult works.

Additional children's works can be found in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, and in LIBRA Storage.

Another nearby place to find children's books is the Free Library of Philadelphia, which has an extensive collection of children's literature.

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