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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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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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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