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 woman who lived with wolves, & other stories from the tipi

By Goble, Paul

Publishing Date: 2011, c2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 GOB

This story belongs to Lakota historical tradition, the story believed to be true.

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Something from nothing: adapted from a Jewish folktale

By Gilman, Phoebe

Publishing Date: 1993, c1992

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.21 GIL

In this retelling of a traditional Jewish folktale, Joseph's baby blanket is transformed into ever smaller items as he grows until there is nothing left--but then Joseph has an idea.

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Rain forest secrets

By Dorros, Arthur

Publishing Date: c1990

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J574.5 DOR

Describes the characteristics, various forms of plant and animal life, and destruction of the world's rain forests.

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Moon bear

By Guiberson, Brenda Z.

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J599.78 GUI

Moon bears, or Asiatic black bears, get their name from the white moon-shaped blaze on their chests. Sadly, there are more moon bears in captivity than in the wild, as the animals are being farmed for their commercially valuable bile. This text pays tribute to the endangered species.

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Draw out the story: ten secrets to creating your own comics

By McLachlan, Brian

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J741.51 MCL

Offers advice for effective storytelling in comic book format, covering such topics as color, placement, pacing, visually representing ideas, and other techniques for short gag strips as well as graphic novels and other more involved storylines.

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Listen to the birds: an introduction to classical music

By Gerhard, Ana

Publishing Date: 2013, c2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J781.17 GER

Provides an introduction to classical music, describing how birds have inspired composers throughout history, and includes a musical glossary and short biographies of the composers.

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Stopping by woods on a snowy evening

By Frost, Robert

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J811.52 FRO

Illustrations of wintry scenes accompany each line of the well-known poem.

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All our relatives: traditional Native American thoughts about nature

By Goble, Paul

Publishing Date: c2005

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J978.004 GOB

Discusses Lakota ceremonies and prayers that we all share in Creation of people, birds, animals, plants, trees, rocks, and rivers.

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