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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He laughed with his other mouths

By Anderson, M. T.

Publishing Date: c2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"In this sixth Pals in Peril adventure, Jasper Dash is off into the universe to search for his long lost father!"--

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Curiosity

By Blackwood, Gary L.

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In 1835, when his father is put in a Philadelphia debtor's prison, 12-year-old chess prodigy Rufus Goodspeed is relieved to be recruited to secretly operate a chess-playing automaton named The Turk, but soon questions the fate of his predecessors and his own safety.

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The map trap

By Clements, Andrew

Publishing Date: [2014?]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Sixth-grader Alton Barnes loves maps, and when his portfolio of secret maps is stolen, he begins getting notes with orders that he must obey to get the maps back but, with the help of a popular classmate, he just might succeed before his teacher, principal, or someone else learns he has been studying and mapping things about them.

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The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963

By Curtis, Christopher Paul

Publishing Date: 1995

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.

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Anybody shining

By Dowell, Frances O'Roark

Publishing Date: [2014]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In a series of letters to her cousin, twelve-year-old Arie Mae relates her life in a mountain valley of North Carolina in the 1920s.

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The incredible twisting arm

By Egan, Kate

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Mike attempts to convince his parents that he is responsible enough to be allowed to ride his bicycle to the magic shop all by himself.

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Sophie Hartley and the facts of life

By Greene, Stephanie

Publishing Date: [2013]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Sophie, 10, doesn't want to turn into a moody teenager like her older brother and sister, and she certainly doesn't want to see The Movie (about gross adolescent body changes) at school. On the other hand, she doesn't want to be considered immature by her classmates"--

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The Ogre of Oglefort

By Ibbotson, Eva

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When the Hag of Dribble, an orphan boy, and a troll called Ulf are sent to rescue a princess from an ogre, it turns out to be far from the routine magical mission they expect.

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Victoria, May blossom of Britannia

By Kirwan, Anna

Publishing Date: 2001

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In 1829, nine-year-old Victoria begins a journal chronicling her life as an English princess. Includes information on the reign, marriage, and family life of Queen Victoria and English civilization during that period.

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Elizabeth I, red rose of the House of Tudor

By Lasky, Kathryn

Publishing Date: c1999

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In a series of diary entries, Princess Elizabeth, the eleven-year-old daughter of King Henry VIII, celebrates holidays and birthdays, relives her mother's execution, revels in her studies, and agonizes over her father's health.

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Marie Antoinette : Princess of Versailles

By Lasky, Kathryn

Publishing Date: c2000

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In 1769, thirteen-year-old Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, begins a journal chronicling her life at the Austrian court and her preparations for her future role as queen of France.

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The misadventures of the family Fletcher

By Levy, Dana

Publishing Date: [2014]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

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Annika Riz, math whiz

By Mills, Claudia

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Annika hopes to change her best friends' hatred of math by winning a Sudoku contest, but she does not realize how important their lack of mathematical ability is until they make a mistake at the school carnival.

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The Worry Tree

By Musgrove, Marianne

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Juliet is a worrier, but when constant bickering between her and her younger sister leads Juliet to move into her own bedroom, she discovers the Worry Tree her grandmother used as a girl to relieve her own concerns.

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The Boundless

By Oppel, Kenneth

Publishing Date: ??2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Aboard "The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, on its maiden voyage across Canada, teenaged Will enlists the aid of a traveling circus to save the train from villains.

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Big Nate: in the zone

By Peirce, Lincoln

Publishing Date: [2014]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"The latest illustrated novel from Lincoln Peirce is a laugh-out-loud must-read starring the one and only cartooning genius, king of detention, and Cheez Doodle connoisseur, Nate Wright. Nate's not having the best of luck . . . in fact; he's not having ANY luck. But with a little boost thanks to Chad's lucky foot, suddenly good luck is everywhere Nate turns! Nate's in the zone! But how long will it last?" --

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Melitte

By Shaik, Fatima

Publishing Date: 1997

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In 1772, years of mistreatment force thirteen-year-old Melitte to decide whether or not to run away from the Frenchman who has kept her as a slave on his poor Louisiana farm and leave the young girl who is the only person who ever loved her.

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The finisher: a novel

By Baldacci, David

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Vega Jane has never left the village of Wormwood. But this isn't unusual, nobody has ever left the village of Wormwood. At least not until Quentin Herms vanishes into the unknown. Vega knows Quentin didn't just leave, but that he was chased. And he's left behind a very dangerous trail of clues that only she can decode. The Quag is a dark forest filled with terrifying beasts and bloodthirsty Outliers. But just as deadly are the threats that exist within the walls of Wormwood. It is a place built on lies, where influential people are willing to kill to keep their secrets. Vega is determined to uncover the truth. But the closer she gets, the more she risks her life.

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City of ashes

By Clare, Cassandra

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Sixteen-year-old Clary continues trying to make sense of the swiftly changing events and relationships in her life as she becomes further involved with the Shadowhunters and their pursuit of demons and discovers some terrifying truths about her parents, her brother Jace, and her boyfriend Simon.

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Reached

By Condie, Allyson Braithwaite

Publishing Date: [2012]

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

"In search of a better life, Cassia joins a widespread rebellion against Society, where she is tasked with finding a cure to the threat of survival and must choose between Xander and Ky"--

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