Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

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The revenge of the Shadow King

By Benz, Derek

Publishing Date: 2006, c2005

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When Max Sumner and three friends play a magical card game called Round Table, they realize that it is up to them to prevent the wicked creatures of the cards from destroying their town, indeed, their world.

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Al Capone does my homework

By Choldenko, Gennifer

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Moose Flanagan, who lives on Alcatraz along with his family and the families of the other prison guards, faces new challenges when his father is promoted to Associate Warden"--

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Paula Danziger's Amber Brown is on the move

By Coville, Bruce

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Now that Amber's mom and Max are married, the family is moving to a new house, and Amber is worried about more than just packing. How can she leave the only home she's ever known?"--

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The boy on the porch

By Creech, Sharon

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"One day a young couple wakes to find a boy asleep on their porch. Unable to speak, the boy cannot explain his history. What kind of people would leave their child with strangers? All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for this boy. As their connection to him grows, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents. The three of them blossom into an unlikely family, but how long can their happiness last?"-- From dust jacket flap.

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Falcon in the glass: a novel

By Fletcher, Susan

Publishing Date: [2013]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Eleven-year-old Renzo must teach himself to blow glass with the help of a girl who has a mysterious connection to her falcon"--

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Dangerous journey

By Hunkin, Oliver

Publishing Date: c1985

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

An arrangement of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's progress to accompany the television series Dangerous journey.

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Binny for short

By McKay, Hilary

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Eleven-year-old Binny struggles to cope with her father's death and the loss of her beloved dog while she adjusts to a new home that might be haunted by her horrible Aunt Violet.

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Queste

By Sage, Angie

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Nicki and Snorri are trapped in Time, and Septimus Heap goes on a quest to find the House of Foryx, a place where all Time meets.

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Now one foot, now the other

By DePaola, Tomie

Publishing Date: [2005]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When his grandfather suffers a stroke, Bobby teaches him to walk, just as his grandfather had once taught him.

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While the world is sleeping

By Edwards, Pamela Duncan

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A sleepy child is flown through the night sky to see foxes hunting, rabbits playing, raccoons scrounging, and other animals that are active while people sleep.

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Goldilocks returns

By Ernst, Lisa Campbell

Publishing Date: 2000

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Thirty years after Goldilocks first met the three bears, she returns to fix up their cottage and soothe her guilty conscience.

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Tom's tweet

By Esbaum, Jill

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When a cat finds a bedraggled baby bird that has fallen from its nest, an unlikely friendship develops between the two.

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Olivia and the fairy princesses

By Falconer, Ian

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Olivia is having an identity crisis! There are too many ruffly, sparkly princesses around these days, and Olivia has had quite enough. She needs to stand out! She has to be special! What will she be? Join Olivia on a hilarious quest for individuality in this latest book of the OLIVIA series, and rest assured, you won't find THIS pig in pink!"--

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Olivia forms a band

By Falconer, Ian

Publishing Date: c2006

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Olivia learns that there will be no band at the evening's fireworks display, she decides to form one of her own, with herself as the only musician and some rather unusual instruments.

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Olivia goes to Venice

By Falconer, Ian

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

On a family vacation in Venice, Olivia indulges in gelato, rides in a gondola, and finds the perfect souvenir.

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Olivia helps with Christmas

By Falconer, Ian

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

As she impatiently waits for Santa's arrival, Olivia the pig tries to help with family preparations on the day before Christmas.

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Prayer for a child

By Field, Rachel

Publishing Date: c1972

Classification: E

Call Number: E

An illustrated bedtime prayer which gives thanks for the many aspects of a child's world.

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Ask Mr. Bear

By Flack, Marjorie

Publishing Date: c1960

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When he doesn't know what to give his mother for her birthday, a small boy asks all the animals for advice.

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The story about Ping

By Flack, Marjorie

Publishing Date: c1933

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A little duck finds adventure on the Yangtze River when he is too late to board his master's houseboat one evening.

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Underground

By Fleming, Denise

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Pulp paintings and rhyming text spotlight the underground world of burrowing, tunneling, and digging animals. Includes "Creature Indentification" page.

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