Youth Collection

 

Our Youth Collection offers a variety of materials for young minds including:

Our knowledgeable youth reference staff will help you collect materials for school assignments or receive recommendations for future reading.

Book Lists

Popular Subjects

Special Areas

Award Winners


Caldecott

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. See the official website.

Menomonee Falls Public Library has a large collection of Caldecott books.

2015 Winner and Honor Books

The adventures of Beekle : the unimaginary friend / Dan SantatThis one summer / Mariko Tamaki, Jillian TamakiSam & Dave dig a hole / Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Jon Klassen. The right word : Roget and his thesaurus / Jen Bryant, Melissa SweetThe noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art / by Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary GrandPre Nana in the city / by Lauren Castillo Viva Frida / Yuyi Morales ; photography by Tim O'Meara


Newbery

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. See the official website.

We have a large collection of Newbery books.

2015 Winner and Honor Books

Brown girl dreaming / Jacqueline Woodson The crossover / by Kwame Alexander El deafo / Cece Bell ; color by David Lasky

Other Lists and Resources

Please be sure to visit the Kids’ Link page for other valuable links and resources.

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