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 glorious adventures of the Sunshine Queen

By McCaughrean, Geraldine

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When a diphtheria outbreak forces twelve-year-old Cissy to leave her Oklahoma hometown in the 1890s, she and her two classmates embark on a wild adventure down the Missouri River with a team of traveling actors who are living on a dilapidated paddle steamer.

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A medal for Leroy

By Morpurgo, Michael

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In World War II-era England, Michael learns about his black British Army soldier grandfather, a World War I officer who risked his life to save wounded men but who did not receive special commendations because of his race.

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Amelia hits the road

By Moss, Marissa

Publishing Date: 1999 printing

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Ten-year-old Amelia keeps a journal of the summer car trip she takes with her mother and sister to Grand Canyon, Death Valley, and their California home town to visit Amelia's best friend.

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Desperate journey

By Murphy, Jim

Publishing Date: 2006

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In the mid-1800s. with both her father and her uncle in jail on an assault charge, Maggie, her brother, and her ailing mother rush their barge along the Erie Canal to deliver their heavy cargo or lose everything.

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Mysterious traveler

By Peet, Mal

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Desert guide Issa finds the baby girl Mariama after a sandstorm, and raises her as his own daughter--until a young man and his protectors come seeking a guide for their dangerous journey through the Bitter Mountains.

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Treasure island

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

Publishing Date: c2003

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.

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A traitor among us

By Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth

Publishing Date: 1998

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In occupied Holland in 1944, thirteen-year-old Pieter becomes increasingly involved in the work of the Dutch Resistance even though he knows the risk of being discovered by the Nazi informer who lives in his village.

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