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 blood of Olympus

By Riordan, Rick

Publishing Date: [2014]

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

"The Greek and Roman demigods must simultaneously prevent the earth mother, Gaea, from waking and stop war from breaking out at Camp Half-Blood"-- Provided by publisher.

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The demigod files

By Riordan, Rick

Publishing Date: c2009

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

How do you handle an encounter with Medusa on the New Jersey interstate? What's the best way to take down a minotaur? Become an expert on everything in Percy's world with this must-have guide to the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Complete with interviews, puzzles, games, and original short stories by Rick Riordan.

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The house of Hades

By Riordan, Rick

Publishing Date: [2013]

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

"Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophecy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of Death--and help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process"--

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Eleanor & Park

By Rowell, Rainbow

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

"Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try"--

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Smart girls get what they want

By Strohmeyer, Sarah

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Three sophomore best friends use their brains--and their wits--to find happiness in high school.

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Smart girls get what they want

By Strohmeyer, Sarah

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Three sophomore best friends use their brains--and their wits--to find happiness in high school.

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Muckers

By Wallace, Sandra Neil

Publishing Date: [2013]

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

"Felix O'Sullivan, standing in the shadow of his dead brother, an angry, distant father, and racial tension, must lead the last-ever Muckers high school football team to the state championship before a mine closing shuts down his entire town"--

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German shepherds and other herding dogs

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 636.7376

"An introduction to German shepherds and other herding dogs, presented in a highly illustrated, question-and-answer format. Features include fun facts, glossary, resource list, index, and scientific classification list"--Provided by publisher.

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Golden retrievers and other sporting dogs

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 636.7527

"An introduction to Golden Retrievers and Other Sporting Dogs, presented in a highly illustrated, question and answer format. Features include fun facts, glossary, resource list, index, and scientific classification list"--Provided by publisher.

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Beagles and other hounds

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 636.7537

"An introduction to beagles and other hounds, presented in a highly illustrated, question-and-answer format. Features include fun facts, glossary, resource list, index, and scientific classification list"--Provided by publisher.

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Hidden girl: the true story of a modern-day child slave

By Hall, Shyima

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J362.7 HALL

The author relates how she was sold by poor parents into slavery and forced to endure brutal servitude in California until a neighbor's anonymous call to the police began her journey to freedom and her subsequent efforts to fight for child slaves.

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Jellyfish and other stingers

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J593.53

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Sea stars and other echinoderms

By Svancara, Theresa

Publishing Date: c2002

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J593.9 SVA

Questions and answers provide information about a variety of echinoderms, including the sea star, sea urchin, and sea cucumber.

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Snails and other mollusks

By Otfinoski, Steven

Publishing Date: c2002

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J594 OTF

Provides information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of snails and such related species as clams, oysters, and cuttlefish.

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Lobsters and other crustaceans

By Johnson, Christina

Publishing Date: 2006, c2005

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J595.384 JOH

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Purple pinchers and other hermit crabs

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J595.387

"An introduction to purple pinchers and other hermit crabs, presented in a highly illustrated, question and answer format. Features include fun facts, glossary, resource list, index, and scientific classification list"--Provided by publisher.

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Pinktoes and other tarantulas

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J595.44

"An introduction to Pinktoes and Other Tarantulas, presented in a highly illustrated, question and answer format. Features include fun facts, glossary, resource list, index, and scientific classification list"--Provided by publisher.

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Spiders and other arachnids

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J595.44

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Grasshoppers and their relatives

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J595.726

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Stink bugs and other true bugs

By Goldish, Meish

Publishing Date: c2002

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J595.754 GOL

Questions and answers provide information about a variety of bugs, including the stink bug, harlequin bug, and giant water bug.