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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Unnatural creatures

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

* / Gahan Wilson -- The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees / E. Lily Yu -- The Griffin and the Minor Canon / Frank R. Stockton -- Ozioma the Wicked / Nnedi Okorafor -- Sunbird / Neil Gaiman -- The Sage of Theare / Diana Wynne Jones -- Gabriel-Ernest / Saki -- The Cockatoucan; or, Great-Aunt Willoughby / E. Nesbit -- Moveable Beast / Maria Dahvana Headley -- The Flight of the Horse / Larry Niven -- Prismatica / Samuel R. Delany -- The Manticore, the Mermaid, and Me / Megan Kurashige -- The Compleat Werewolf / Anthony Boucher -- The Smile on the Face / Nalo Hopkinson -- Or All the Seas With Oysters / Avram Davidson -- Come Lady Death / Peter S. Beagle.

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Love in the time of global warming

By Block, Francesca Lia

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

After a devastating earthquake destroys the West Coast, causing seventeen-year-old Penelope to lose her home, her parents, and her ten-year-old brother, she navigates a dark world, holding hope and love in her hands and refusing to be defeated. Her journey is guided by a tattered copy of Homer's odyssey.

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VIII

By Castor, H. M.

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Hal, a young man of extraordinary talents, skill on the battlefield, sharp intelligence, and virtue, believes he is destined for greatness but, haunted by his family's violent past, he embarks on a journey that leads to absolute power and brings him face to face with his demons as he grows to become Henry VIII.

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The golden day

By Dubosarsky, Ursula

Publishing Date: 2013, c2011

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

"The Vietnam War rages overseas, but back at home, in a year that begins with the hanging of one man and ends with the drowning of another, eleven schoolgirls embrace their own chilling history when their teacher abruptly goes missing on a field trip. Who was the mysterious poet they had met in the Garden? What actually happened in the seaside cave that day? And most important--who can they tell about it?"--Dust jacket.

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The sands of time

By Hoeye, Michael

Publishing Date: 2002

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Despite fierce opposition from mouse supremacists and other residents of Pinchester, three mice team up with an old chipmunk to prove that there existed, long before the time of mice, a Cat Kingdom.

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The extra

By Lasky, Kathryn

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Is the chance to serve as an extra for Hitler's favorite filmmaker a chance at life -- or a detour on the path to inevitable extermination? In this chilling but ultimately uplifting novel, Kathryn Lasky imagines the lives of the Gypsies who worked as extras for the real Nazi filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl, giving readers a story of survival unlike any other.

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Invasion

By Myers, Walter Dean

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Josiah Wedgewood and Marcus Perry were friends in Virginia, but now that they are both involved in the Normandy invasion, the differences in their positions is uncomfortable, for Josiah is a white infantryman and Marcus is a black transport driver, the only role the segregated army will allow him.

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Ship out of luck

By Shusterman, Neal

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Brooklyn-native Antsy Bonano embarks on the largest cruise ship in the world, where mischief, adventure, and deportation await.

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Brotherhood

By Westrick, Anne

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

"The year is 1867, and the South has lost the Civil War. Those on the lowest rungs, like Shad's family, fear that the freed slaves will take the few jobs available. In this climate of despair and fear, a group has formed. Today we know it as the KKK"--

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