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Subject Headings
Use the following headings to search the library catalog by Subject or Search ALL.

Hint: Adding "juvenile literature" to a search will limit your search to children's information books.

  • Astronomy
  • Constellations
  • Outer space - Exploration
  • Planets
  • Stars

Call Numbers
Browse these general areas in the information books (arranged by Dewey Decimal numbers).

Hint:  Call numbers with a J in front refer to Juvenile (Children's) information books.

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J 398.26 Mythology and folk tales associated with astronomy.
J 520 Comprehensive astronomy and outer space books.
J 523.41 - J 523.7 Planets, as well as asteroids, comets, meteors, and the sun.
J 523.8 Stars and constellations.

Online Databases and Encyclopedias
Grolier Online
Online versions of these excellent print encyclopedias. Search for encyclopedia & magazine articles, websites, pictures, maps, and videos.
World Book Online 
Offers in-depth information on a variety of subjects. A good resource especially for pictures, biographical, & historical information.


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