Books for Kids

Reading about Martin Luther King, Jr.

Prescott Public Library has a good selection of books for children about Martin Luther King Jr. and his work.  A partial list of the library’s collection follows, and youth librarians will be happy to help you find the right book. Picture Books As Good as Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and ...Read More

The Wolves of Currumpaw

The Wolves of Currumpaw by Grill, William (2016). I know a 76-page book is worth its salt when it keeps an entire classroom of fourth graders on the edge of their seats, and brings a tear to the eye of their teacher. The Wolves of Currumpaw accomplished just that during ...Read More

Holiday Books for Kids

Prescott Public Library has lots of great books for the holidays. Click on a title below to learn more about it. Youth Services librarians will be happy to recommend titles that might be a good fit for what you’ve got in mind. Beautiful Yetta’s Hanukkah Kitten by Pinkwater, Daniel (2014). ...Read More

What Comes After Elephant and Piggie?

The Story of Diva and Flea (2015) by Mo Willems, with illustrations by Tony Diterlizzi. The Story of Diva and Flea is that elusive, perfect book for eight and nine-year-old readers. Mo Willems’ early chapter book is an ideal bridge for kids who cut their teeth on his Elephant and ...Read More