Thema Subject Categories 1.3

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Y Children’s, Teenage & Educational
Use with: (all Y* codes) 5A* values from INTEREST AGE / LEVEL Qualifiers as appropriate
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YN Children’s / Teenage: General interest
Use for: (all YN* codes) all general interest material not covered elsewhere & not designed specifically for school use. Use YN* codes alone for non-fiction works, or after relevant YF* code for fiction on specific topics, as appropriate. Use with: 5A* values from INTEREST AGE / LEVEL Qualifiers as appropriate and any other Qualifier as applicable
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YNA Children’s / Teenage general interest: Art & artists
Use with: STYLE Qualifiers 6* as appropriate
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YNB Children’s / Teenage general interest: Biography & autobiography 1.1
YNC Children’s / Teenage general interest: Music
Use with: STYLE Qualifiers 6* as appropriate
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YND Children’s / Teenage general interest: Drama & performing 1.1
YNF Children’s / Teenage general interest: Television, video & film
Class here: titles about making of a film, TV, series, etc
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YNG Children’s / Teenage general interest: General knowledge & interesting facts 1.3
YNH Children’s / Teenage general interest: History & the past
Use with: PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers as appropriate. Use with: YNB for biographies of specific people from the past. See also: YNB Children’s / Teenage general interest: Biography & autobiography
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YNJ Children’s / Teenage general interest: Warfare, battles, armed forces
Use with: PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers as appropriate. See also: YXZW Children’s / Teenage social issues: War & conflict issues
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YNK Children’s / Teenage general interest: Work & society 1.1
YNL Children’s / Teenage general interest: Literature, books & writers 1.1
YNM Children’s / Teenage general interest: Places & peoples
Use with: PLACE 1* Qualifiers as appropriate
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YNN Children’s / Teenage general interest: Nature, animals, the natural world 1.1
YNP Children’s / Teenage general interest: Practical interests 1.1
YNQ Children’s / Teenage: Youth clubs, societies, groups & organisations
Class here: Scouts, Guides & similar youth organisations
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YNR Children’s / Teenage general interest: Religion & beliefs
See also: YXZR Children’s / Teenage social issues: Religious issues, YPJN* Educational: Religious studies and its subcategories
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YNT Children’s / Teenage general interest: Science & technology
Use for: general works on science, including project ideas, experiments etc
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YNU Children’s / Teenage general interest: Humour & jokes 1.1
YNV Children’s / Teenage general interest: Hobbies, quizzes, toys & games 1.1
YNW Children’s / Teenage general interest: Sports & outdoor recreation
Class here: sporting events. Use with: other YNW* codes as appropriate
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YNX Children’s / Teenage general interest: Mysteries & the unexplained 1.1

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