Books for Kids

What is Poetry?

Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer, 2016 Those who know what poetry is may think it is obvious, but defining poetry is not so simple.  In the children’s picture book “Daniel Finds a Poem,” a boy named Daniel discovers a new sign at a park he is closely familiar ...Read More

Divining one’s dreams

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson (2015). Roller Girl is about a typical fifth-grader navigating today’s world, but this graphic novel is so much more. It is the voice of a wise, reassuring friend who answers questions that cannot even be formulated by a 12-year-old reader about to enter that strange ...Read More

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