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Garnet Valley HS Library Media Center: Looking for books

Welcome to the GVHS LMC!

Search tips


  • Borrow ebooks
  • Borrow audiobooks
  • Access via gmail 

Destiny Library account

  • Use your school email address and password
  • See what books you have out
  • Make booklists
  • Place holds on books
  • Write book reviews

Card Catalog

  • Use keyword searching to get the most hits
  • Access ebooks directly from the catalog


  • Biographies are with the subject area
  • Fiction books are split up by genre
  • Fiction and non-fiction graphic novels



Realistic.          Contemporary realistic fiction; school, family, friend stories  
Romance Stories mostly about romantic relationships
Historical Fiction Takes place during a specific historical period; war stories; some multicultural stories
Science Fiction Dystopian settings, time travel, space exploration
Fantasy Magical elements, fairies, dragons, wizards
Horror    Psychological thrillers, ghosts, supernatural, zombies, werewolves, vampires
Mystery Thrillers, mysteries
Adventure   Espionage, quests, survival, male and female protagonists
Sports Male and female protagonists

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