Books for Kids

How to fit in?

This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy J. Cavanaugh Ratchet is not your typical eleven-year-old. Raised and homeschooled by a mechanic father who has made it his mission to save a local park from becoming a strip mall, Ratchet longs for everything she doesn’t have: a “normal” dad, memories of ...Read More

Best Books for Youth 2017

This year’s top books for youth were announced today by the American Library Association. Reserve a winner or an honorably mentioned book by stopping by Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin; utilizing the online catalog via www.prescottlibrary.info; or by calling the library’s  Youth Desk at 928.777. 1537. Winners in major ...Read More

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