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Not sure what im doing wrong here.

This is the syntax i was using.

SELECT * FROM books WHERE genre="fantasy" ORDER BY first_published ASC LIMIT 5;

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're either going to love or hate this answer. Your syntax is spot on and so is your logic and order. The problem lies in the string you are searching for. This is case sensitive. You have typed WHERE genre="fantasy" but this should be WHERE genre="Fantasy". You must capitalize the "f" to "F" otherwise the string won't match.

To be clear on how I resolved this, I asked the the challenge to show me the results of SELECT * FROM books;. When I looked at the results I noticed that it read "Fantasy" under the "genre" column.

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

WOW! Thanks so much for the help! I really got stumped on that one lol.