A guide to children's literature including resources at the State Library and elsewhere
This guide helps you find science fiction books for children and young adults and includes eresources, journals, books and children's book awards. Keywords used to find fiction in our catalogue vary and this means that you will need to use a number of search strategies and resources to find fiction books in the theme of fantasy, depending on how much information you have to start with
To find a known title or author navigate to the Library catalogue and enter your terms in the large search box
To explore the breadth of the Library's holdings in this genre, enter any of the following 'science fiction', 'sci-fi' or 'science-fiction' plus permutations of the descriptors child, children or children's
If you have the author or title, simply enter those details into the Search box on our catalogue
To find our holdings of Australian science fiction go to our Library catalogue
Type in the phrase science fiction and then use the options from the boxes below the 'Search' box to narrow your search. For instance you could choose 'in Subject' from the dropdown list of the third box.
To refine your results list scroll down the left hand column and at SLV Collection click 'Children's'
To identify Australian works of science fiction, you will need to search eresources and print indexes