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 gingerbread boy

By Galdone, Paul

Publishing Date: c1975

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 GAL

The Gingerbread Boy eludes the hungry grasp of everyone he meets until he happens upon a fox more clever than he.

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The three billy goats Gruff

By Galdone, Paul

Publishing Date: [2011], c 2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 GAL

Three clever billy goats outwit a big ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way up the mountain. Retells the traditional tale about three billy goats who trick a troll that lives under the bridge.

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The boy & his mud horses: & other stories from the tipi

By Goble, Paul

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 GOB

A collection of short stories told in the traditional style of the Native American peoples.

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The lost children: the boys who were neglected

By Goble, Paul

Publishing Date: c1993

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 GOB

A Blackfoot Indian legend in which six neglected orphaned brothers decide to go to the Above World where they become the constellation of the "Lost Children," or Pleiades.

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The man who dreamed of elk-dogs: & other stories from the Tipi

By Goble, Paul

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 GOB

Features twenty-three traditional stories from the Blackfoot, Lakota, Assiniboin, Pawnee, and Cheyenne nations about how horses first appeared to the tribes of the American Plains.

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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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