Thema Subject Categories 1.3

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Notation Category heading Add Mod ?
Y Children’s, Teenage & Educational
Use with: (all Y* codes) 5A* values from INTEREST AGE / LEVEL Qualifiers as appropriate
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YF Children’s / Teenage fiction & true stories
Use with: (all YF* codes) ALWAYS with appropriate 5A* Reading Age/Level Qualifier, and 5X where appropriate, to indicate explicit material for older readers; YF* codes may be used with PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers where these aspects are particularly pertinent and significant; use with & before relevant YN* codes for fiction with specific themes or topics not sufficiently indicate in YF*; use with YDC for fiction anthologies; use with & before appropriate YX* code for fiction dealing with specific social or personal issues; use X* codes for comic book fiction. See also: XADC European comic books: general, classic, all ages, XAKC American comic books: classic, Golden Age, XAMC Manga: Kodomo, XAMF Manga: Shōjo, XAMG Manga: Shōnen
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YFC Children’s / Teenage fiction: Action & adventure stories 1.1
YFCA Children’s / Teenage fiction: Interactive adventure stories
Use for: books, physical or digital, where the reader can select from options to alter the narrative outcome. Use with: and after, other YF* code indicating genre if possible
YFCB Children’s / Teenage fiction: Thrillers
YFCF Children’s / Teenage fiction: Crime & mystery fiction
YFCW Children’s / Teenage fiction: Military & war fiction 1.1

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