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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Stay where you are & then leave

By Boyne, John

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Four years after Alfie Summerfield's father left London to become a soldier in World War I he has not returned but Alfie, now nine, is shining shoes at King's Cross Station when he happens to learn that his father is at a nearby hospital being treated for shell shock.

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Serafina's promise: a novel in verse

By Burg, Ann E.

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In a poor village outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Serafina works hard to help her family, but dreams of going to school and becoming a doctor--then the earthquake hits and Serafina must summon all her courage to find her father and still get medicine for her sick baby brother as she promised.

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Susan Marcus bends the rules

By Cutler, Jane

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"As a New York-to-Missouri transplant in 1943, ten-year-old Susan Marcus discovers a world of prejudice right in her own backyard and makes a small but courageous stand toward equality"--

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The lion who stole my arm

By Davies, Nicola

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When his ambition to become a great hunter like his father is crushed by a lion attack that causes him to lose an arm, young Pedru is overcome by a desire to kill the lion that mauled him but questions his resolve when an opportunity arises.

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Flora & Ulysses: the illuminated adventures

By DiCamillo, Kate

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.

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Africa is my home: a child of the Amistad

By Edinger, Monica

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Presents a tale of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad describing her capture, her witness to a mutiny, and the Supreme Court trial that prompts her return to Africa.

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The vanishing coin

By Egan, Kate

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Mike reluctantly bonds with good-girl neighbor Nora while learning fun skills at The White Rabbit magic shop, the owner of which believes Mike could become a great magician.

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Five, six, seven, Nate

By Federle, Tim

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Now on Broadway as second understudy for E.T., Nate Foster keeps in close contact with his best friend, Libby, as he faces his nemesis, Jordan Rylance, and his own insecurities as the cast member with the least training and experience.

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Eddie: the lost youth of Edgar Allan Poe

By Gustafson, Scott

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Edgar Poe, aided by the imp McCobber, has twenty-four hours to prove himself innocent of an act of mischief committed at the home of the judge who lives beside John Allan, foster father of the orphaned author-to-be.

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Three young pilgrims

By Harness, Cheryl

Publishing Date: c1992

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Mary, Remember, and Bartholomew are among the pilgrims who survive the harsh early years in America and see New Plymouth grow into a prosperous colony.

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Also known as Elvis

By Howe, James

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

While his friends Bobby, Joe, and Addie are spending the summer on exciting adventures, thirteen-year-old Skeezie Tookis must get a job and help around the house, and things only get worse when his long-lost father appears.

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So much for democracy

By Jones, Kari

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A Canadian family goes to Ghana. What was supposed to be a family adventure has turned into a disaster.

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Fly away

By MacLachlan, Patricia

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

While in North Dakota helping her Aunt Frankie prepare for a possible flood, Lucy finds her voice as a poet with the help of her two-year-old brother Teddy, the rest of their family, and a few cows.

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Zane and the hurricane: a story of Katrina

By Philbrick, W. R.

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A twelve-year-old boy and his dog become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina.

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"When did you see her last?"

By Snicket, Lemony

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In the fading town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea, young apprentice Lemony Snicket has a new case to solve when he and his chaperone are hired to find a missing girl. Is the girl a runaway? Or was she kidnapped? Was she seen last at the grocery store? Or could she have stopped at the diner? Is it really any of your business? These are All The Wrong Questions.

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"Who could that be at this hour"

By Snicket, Lemony

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Thirteen-year-old Lemony Snicket begins his apprenticeship with S. Theodora Markson of the secretive V.F.D. in the tiny dot of a town called Stain'd By The Sea, where he helps investigate the theft of a statue.

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The ghosts of Tupelo Landing

By Turnage, Sheila

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"When Miss Lana accidentally buys a haunted inn at the Tupelo Landing town auction, Desperado Detectives--aka Mo LoBeau and her best friend Dale--opens up a paranormal division to solve the ghost's identity before the town's big 250th anniversary bash"--

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Spaghetti and meatballs for all: a mathematical story

By Burns, Marilyn

Publishing Date: 1997

Classification: E

Call Number: E

The seating for a family reunion gets complicated as people rearrange the tables and chairs to seat additional guests.

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Don't spill the milk

By Davies, Stephen

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

After carrying a bowl of milk on her head across dunes and the River Niger, and even up a mountain, without spilling a drop despite many distractions, Penda gets a surprise when she arrives at the grasslands to give her father his lunch.

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The girl and the bicycle

By Pett, Mark

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A wordless picture book in which a girl sees a bicycle she wants to buy, works hard for a kindly neighbor to earn the money for it, then gets a pleasant surprise.

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