Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

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

Additional information about each title can be found in the catalog (click on the title). For older acquisition lists choose from Select another list. To request any of these titles please contact your local library branch.

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The Sandman

By Fletcher, Ralph J.

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A tiny little man discovers that sand made from a dragon's scale will send him to dreamland, and begins carrying this magical sand to children each night to give them the gift of sleep.

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If you want to see a whale

By Fogliano, Julie

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Advises the reader about what to do, and not do, in order to successfully spot a whale, such as wrapping up in a not-too-cozy blanket, ignoring the roses, and especially, being patient.

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Look at the moon

By Garelick, May

Publishing Date: 1996

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A journey in verse to discover whether the same moon shines on all parts of the world.

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Sounds of a summer night

By Garelick, May

Publishing Date: 2000, c1963

Classification: E

Call Number: E

The sounds of a summer night filled with nature include the drumming of bullfrogs, the singing of crickets, and the calling of katydids.

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Where does the butterfly go when it rains

By Garelick, May

Publishing Date: 1997

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Illustrations and simple text describe what different animals do when it rains.

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Stella, queen of the snow

By Gay, Marie-Louise

Publishing Date: c2000

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Stella introduces Sacha to the fun of playing in the snow.

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When Stella was very, very small

By Gay, Marie-Louise

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Ever-inquisitive, carrot-top Stella takes a peek at her early days when she couldn't read but, now that she's grown, she can read to her little brother.

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The last polar bear

By George, Jean Craighead

Publishing Date: c2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Tigluk and his grandmother paddle out into the Arctic Ocean where they find a young polar bear whose mother has died because of the changes brought about by the warming climate, and they bring the cub back to their town so they can teach it how to survive in a changing world.

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Jazz fly 2: the jungle pachanga

By Gollub, Matthew

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A fly uses a combination of Spanish and jazz scat to ask a sloth, a monkey, and a mackaw to transport his band to a tropical concert site, and then to talk sense to an anteater who interrupts their performance. Includes author's note on how language, rhythm, color, and life are depicted in the book.

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The jazz fly: starring the Jazz Bugs

By Gollub, Matthew

Publishing Date: c2000

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Seeking directions to town, a fly picks up the rhythm of the answers he gets from a frog, a hog, a donkey and a dog, and then uses these sounds to jazz up his band's music.

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The odd egg

By Gravett, Emily

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Duck is trying to hatch the oddest egg of all.

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Everyone sleeps

By Hall, Marcellus

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"A wide-awake dog looks for a friend in a nighttime world full of sleeping animals"--

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Shhhh

By Henkes, Kevin

Publishing Date: c1989

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A little girl quietly explores her sleeping house before she wakes everyone up.

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Not yet, Rose

By Hill, Susanna Leonard

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

While impatiently waiting for the birth of a new baby brother or sister, Rose imagines the things they will do together and how her life will change.

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Rocket writes a story

By Hills, Tad

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Rocket writes a story about a new friend, the owl"--

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John Jensen feels different

By Hovland, Henrik

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

John Jensen, a crocodile, cannot quite understand why he feels so different from everyone else, but a kindly doctor reassures him that no one is exactly the same as anyone else.

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Flora and the flamingo

By Idle, Molly Schaar

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

In this wordless book with interactive flaps, a friendship develops between a girl named Flora and a graceful flamingo, as they learn to dance together.

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Make way for ducklings

By McCloskey, Robert

Publishing Date: c1969

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.

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One, two, where's my shoe?

By Ungerer, Tomi

Publishing Date: 1964

Classification: E

Call Number: E

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Are you my mother

By Eastman, P. D.

Publishing Date: c1988

Classification: RDR

Call Number: RDR

When a baby bird hatches while his mother is out searching for food, he leaves the nest for a series of adventures to try to determine his mother's identity.