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ENG 4560 Young Adult Literature: Books and E-Books

IMC Book Lists

Our book lists will help you locate books representing a specific genre, theme, or reading level.

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Subject Headings

The following is a list of Subject Headings that may be useful in finding information.

Select the subject search in the catalog to use these terms.

  • Young adult fiction American History and criticism
  • Young Adult literature study and teaching
  • Young Adult literature study and teaching secondary
  • Reading Secondary
  • English Language Study And Teaching Secondary
  • Literature study and teaching secondary
  • Teenagers Books and Reading
  • Lesson Planning
  • Language Arts Secondary
  • Literacy United States
  • Reading Comprehension United States



Advanced search


To get the full text of articles, try both the Find@Appstate link and the article title, or contact a librarian for assistance.

Locating IMC Materials by Genre

To locate IMC Materials follow this path: Library Homepage >> APPsearch >>  Advanced Search >> Type in Keyword, Author, Title, or Subject >> Modify Your Search by limiting to the ASU IMC or other limiters >> Submit Your Search

You can also browse for materials:

All fiction is arranged in alphabetical order by the author’s last name on IMC shelves 13, 14, and 15. The call number begins with the designation FIC.

You can search for poetry, fantasy, science fiction, and graphic novels by subject heading.
 Library Homepage >> Books and Media >> Advanced Search >> Subject >> Type in your search term >> Limit your location to the ASU IMC

To find historical fiction, contemporary realistic fiction (social issues), traditional literature, fractured fairy tales, fairy tales, and utopian/dystopian literature:

•    Use the book lists on the IMC website

•    Use the database Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database

(Library Homepage >> Databases and E-Research Tools >> Children’s Literature >> Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database). 

All nonfiction is arranged by Dewey call number on IMC shelves 5-11. The call number begins with a number. You must search for nonfiction by SUBJECT. Biographies are arranged in alphabetical order by the person about whom the book is written on IMC shelf 12. The call number begins with the number 92.
Poetry –811
Traditional Literature 398

IMC Website

Library Homepage >> Collections >> Instructional Materials Center (IMC) 

Use this website to access lists of children’s books by subject, and to find class guides, lists of adopted textbooks, and resources about teaching in North Carolina.

Education Librarian

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Jewel Davis
Belk Library IMC Room 033

Subject Guide

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Margaret Gregor