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Children and Young Adult Literature

This guide is set up specifically to assist the students with their assignments in the course, LS 3305 Children's Literature.


Most children’s books owned by Baylor Libraries are in the Zeta Collection. You can easily search OneSearch for these books.

  1. Go to and enter a search term (keyword, title, author, subject, etc.) into the OneSearch box.

  2. On the results page, scroll down until you see the "location" limiter on the left side of the screen and limit "location" to "Zeta Children and Young Adult Collection."

Step One Search for a Book in the OneSearch box


Hints on Subject Searching

Some basic recommended LC subjects to try:

Fiction books:

Non-fiction books:


Can't find a book? Recommend it!

Use our OSOFast system to:

  1. borrow books from other libraries
  2. recommend a book for purchase

Click here to login and make a request.

Library Borrowing Policies

Check-out books on the first floor of Moody Library, either at the desk or using our self-checkout kiosk.

Undergraduates can check out up to 40 items for 3 weeks at a time.

Click here to view our borrowing policies.

Waco-McLennan County Public Library

The Waco-McLennan County Public Library has an amazing array of resources useful for your current Children's Literature assignments, and also for future teaching or exploration of children's literature. Information about the library collections, locations, services, and librarians can be found here.

University Libraries

One Bear Place #97148
Waco, TX 76798-7148

(254) 710-6702