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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Me llamo Maria Isabel

By Ada, Alma Flor

Publishing Date: c1994

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Third grader Maria Isabel, born in Puerto Rico and now living in the U.S., wants badly to fit in at school; and the teacher's writing assignment "My Greatest Wish" gives her that opportunity.

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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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La llegada del virrey

By Burr, Claudia

Publishing Date: 1993

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Account of the celebration which took place at Chapultepec Castle upon the arrival on Mexican soil of the new viceroy, Albuquerque, in the year 1702 as described by a page who escapes from a painting on a folding screen and later returns to his rightful place in the painting.

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ColibriŽ

By Cameron, Ann

Publishing Date: 2005

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Kidnapped when she was very young by an unscrupulous man who has forced her to lie and beg to get money, a twelve-year-old Mayan girl endures an abusive life, always wishing she could return to the parents she can hardly remember.

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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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Manuela: color canela

By Dreser, Elena

Publishing Date: 1994

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

This story describes Manuela and her beautiful brown skin.

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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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CamiloŽn, comiloŽn

By Machado, Ana Maria

Publishing Date: 2008, c1989

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

CamiloŽn, the gluttonous little pig asks all his friends for food, but it's not just for him.

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Jeruso quiere ser gente

By Mateos, Pilar

Publishing Date: 2004

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Jeruso works as a bike messenger for a store. He dreams of directly working with the store's customers, but his boss refuses to let him. When getting ready to deliver a package to a customer, he notices that the package on his bicycle is gone. He suspects that some of the people from the neighborhood have stolen it. However, the people turn out to be nice and try to help him. Ultimately, Jeruso realizes that he had forgotten to pick up the package from the warehouse.

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La bruja Mon

By Mateos, Pilar

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

What will the witch do when she says her magic words and nothing happens?

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Roxaboxen

By McLerran, Alice

Publishing Date: c1992

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A hill covered with rocks and wooden boxes becomes an imaginary town for Marian, her sisters, and their friends.

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