New Children’s Books: Friday, March 26

The library is open again today! The library currently has two ways to borrow books: “Grab and Go” service allows you to choose your books online in the online catalog (you’ll need to log into your account to place a hold on the books you want). Staff members will pull them and leave them in the cabinet outside the library doors. You can find more detailed instructions here. We are also allowing appointments for in-person browsing for individuals or families. If you’d like to make an appointment to browse in person, call us at 315-986-5932.

Here are a few of the new books for children that have come in to the library recently. We invite you to check them out!

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Go, Go, Tractors!

A rollicking, rhyming early reader about all kinds of tractors! The team that brought you Go, Go, Cars! and Go, Go, Trucks! returns with the same vehicle-loving brother and sister duo discovering all kinds of tractors as they travel along country roads, go to the dump, and visit a farm! Young vehicle-enthusiasts will take pride in cruising through the simple, decodable text. Bright, bouncy art will help readers along the reading journey! Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired picture clues help children decode the story.

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Kondo & Kezumi Reach Bell Bottom

Kondo and Kezumi brave new waters and adventures in the second book of the full-color chapter book series for fans of Mercy Watson and Ivy & Bean. Kezumi is ready for more adventure. Kondo is ready to go home. Now that Kondo and Kezumi have figured out that the map can lead to incredible places and new friends like Albert, Kezumi is eager to keep exploring and embracing the unknown. Kondo on the other hand, is tired and misses the comforts of home. When they reach Bell Bottom tempers are high, a thick fog begins to cloud over the boat making it hard to see, and they find themselves stranded. It will take working together and listening to each other in order to find common ground and brave these new waters.

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We Are Water Protectors

Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal and a New York Times Bestseller. Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption.

Water is the first medicine.
It affects and connects us all . . .

When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people’s water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth’s most sacred resource.

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