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Children's Literature: Controversial & Difficult Issues & Popular Topics

A guide to assist in locating and researching children's and young adult literature.

Controversial & Complex Issues, Popular Topics

1)  Type your issue/topic into online catalog search box.  For example: divorce, holocaust, war, homosexuality, gay, lesbian, gangs, "drug abuse", "eating disorders", anorexia, bulimia, depression, slaves, slavery, suicide, race, racism, disabilities, autism, grief, dysfunctional families, etc.
2)  Click the Search button, then use the Staley Library Location- Juvenile Collection - 4th Floor limit located on the left side of the screen. 

Some examples:

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