Books for Teens

Free Access to Audio Books for Youth

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Audible.com is giving students free access to hundreds of downloadable audiobooks in an effort to assist families adjust to changes in routine “for as long as schools are closed” during the pandemic. Selections range from popular contemporary titles to classics, for children of all ages. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, ...Read More

Fall in Love with Sweet Romance Books for Teens

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Young love is blooming in these sweet romance eBook selections for teens. Fall in love with feel-good stories that won’t make you blush. Our Youth Librarians love to share book recommendations and will happily help you find your next great read. For more reading suggestions, call Youth Services at 928.777.1537. ...Read More

Condemned to Die a Heretic

The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry, 2016- Set during the Crusades, The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry is the story of Dolssa, a privileged young woman known for the miracles that transpire in her presence.   Condemned to die as a heretic by the Inquisition, Dolssa escapes her execution ...Read More

Soulful and Romantic

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon She’s a science geek and he’s a poet.  She doesn’t believe in love at first sight. He believes love is more than a theory.  She is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. He is avoiding an interview with the ...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

By Hook or By Rook

Rook by Sharon Cameron, 2015 – Imagine a post-apocalyptic world where an eco-disaster turns technology on its head and sends the human race back into an eerily 17th century French Terror realm. The Sunken City, formally Paris, is governed by a regime actively imprisoning any revolutionaries who seek to hoard ...Read More