New Children’s Books: Monday, April 25


The Macedon Public Library is fully open for in-person visits. Computers are available and the Discovery Room is also open. Masks are strongly encouraged for all patrons, even if you have been vaccinated. We will continue to offer “Grab and Go” services for those who prefer to place their books on hold online and then pick them up in the cabinet outside the library.

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

What is Juneteenth?

On June 19, 1865, a group of enslaved men, women, and children in Texas gathered around a Union soldier and listened as he read the most remarkable words they would ever hear. They were no longer enslaved: they were free. The inhumane practice of forced labor with no pay was now illegal in all of the United States. This news was cause for celebration, so the group of people jumped in excitement, danced, and wept tears of joy. They did not know it at the time, but their joyous celebration of freedom would become a holiday—Juneteenth—that is observed each year by more and more Americans. For children ages 8-12.

Get Well, Eva

Oh no! Eva has hurt her wing in a game of wingball. She visits the hospital and needs to wear a sling for a week. But the problem is, now she can’t write in her diary! Luckily her friends and family are ready to step in and lend a helping wing. With speech bubbles, easy-to-read text, and adorable characters, this bestselling series is perfect for newly independent readers! For children ages 5-7.

River—Warriors: A Starless Clan #1

They have always lived by the code—but only change can keep the peace. A new age is dawning on the warrior Clans. Now a new generation of warriors rises—one wrestling with the legacy of his great ancestor Firestar, one seeking to protect her troubled Clan, and one yearning to prove herself as a medicine cat—as leaders from all five Clans agree that the Warrior Code must be reformed. But when tragedy strikes RiverClan, old fears will threaten the new peace… unless these three young cats can calm the coming storm. For children ages 8-12.

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