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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Mascotas

By Watts, Claire

Publishing Date: c2002

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 636.0887 WAT

A look at favorite pet animals, including cats, dogs, rabbits, and goldfish.

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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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Double luck: memoirs of a Chinese orphan

By Lu, Chi Fa

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J304.873 LU,

Tells the story of the author's struggles after being orphaned at the age of three and how he held on to his dream of coming to the United States as he passed from one relative to another and was even sold to a Communist couple.

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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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Esta es mi casa

By Dorros, Arthur

Publishing Date: c1993

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J392.36 DOR

Text and illustrations depict the different types of houses lived in by children all over the world. On each page "This is my house" will appear in the appropriate native language.

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Encuentrame: fiestas populares de America Latina

Publishing Date: İ1989

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J394.26

Festivals in ten Latin American countries are briefly described and colorfully illustrated, with one child from each illustration to be found by matching drawings.

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El poni de barro: un cuento tradicional Skidi Pawnee

By Cohen, Caron Lee

Publishing Date: c1992

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 COH

A poor boy becomes a powerful leader when Mother Earth turns his mud pony into a real one, but after the pony turns back to mud, he must find his own strength.

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El romance de Don Gato y otros cuentos populares de America latina

By Gonzalez, Lucia M.

Publishing Date: c1997

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 GON

A collection of popular tales told to young children in places such as Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, and Mexico.

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Co´mo cavar un hoyo hasta el otro lado del mundo

By McNulty, Faith

Publishing Date: c1993, c1979

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J551.1 MCN

A child takes an imaginary 8,000-mile journey through the earth and discovers what's inside.

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Las tormentas

By Wood, Jenny

Publishing Date: 1992, c1990

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J551.55 WOO

Text and pictures present information about different kinds of storms.

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Huracanes y tornados

By Barrett, Norman S.

Publishing Date: 1990

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J551.552 BAR

Describes how a hurricane or tornado happens, the damage caused, and precautions and defensive behavior.

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Casas de animales

By James, Diane

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J591.564 JAM

Describes how and where animals make their homes, from nests and caves to underground burrows.

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Bajo el agua

By James, Diane

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J591.77 JAM

Este libro ilustrado para niİlos muestra los animales marinos mİLs populares, desde los delfines y las ballenas hasta los caballitos de mar y los pulpos.

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En safari

By Watts, Claire

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J591.96 WAT

Introduces children to wildlife on the African plains and includes information about animals including lions, zebras, and elephants.

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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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