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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What's to be scared of, Suki

By Adler, C. S.

Publishing Date: c1996

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

While thirteen-year-old Suki tries to conquer her fears with the help of her friend, she meets other people who have far more serious obstacles to overcome than she does.

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Falcon Quinn and the crimson vapor

By Boylan, Jennifer Finney

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Born in the reality stream but with both the heart of a monster and the heart of a guardian, thirteen-year-old Falcon Quinn is not sure what path to follow until he fastens an amulet with a red jewel around his neck.

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Nest

By Ehrlich, Esther

Publishing Date: [2014]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

On Cape Cod in 1972, eleven-year-old Naomi, known as Chirp for her love of birds, gets help from neighbor Joey as she struggles to cope with her mother's multiple sclerosis and its effect on her father and sister.

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Emma and the blue genie

By Funke, Cornelia Caroline

Publishing Date: [2014]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Eight--year-old Emma and her little dog, Tristan, take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring.

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Winterfrost

By Houts, Michelle

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Left in charge of her home and infant sibling when her parents are called away at Christmastime, Bettina disregards a family custom about leaving out rice pudding for the nisse, who make their magic known when the baby disappears.

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The Star of Kazan

By Ibbotson, Eva

Publishing Date: c2004

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

After twelve-year-old Annika, a foundling living in late nineteenth-century Vienna, inherits a trunk of costume jewelry, a woman claiming to be her aristocratic mother arrives and takes her to live in a strangely decrepit mansion in Germany.

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La leyenda de Sleepy Hollow: Rip Van Winkle

By Irving, Washington

Publishing Date: 2001

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

The legend of Sleepy Hollow: A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman. Rip Van Winkle: A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world.

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Sophie Scott goes south

By Lester, Alison

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Sophie Scott is only nine years old, but she's going to Antarctica on an icebreaker with her dad, the ship's captain. During the voyage to Mawson Station and back, Sophie keeps a diary. She sees icebergs, penguins, seals and whales. She makes new friends, wonders at the southern lights and even becomes stranded in a blizzard!

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Everything I know about pirates: a collection of made-up facts, educated guesses, and silly pictures about bad guys of the high seas

By Lichtenheld, Tom

Publishing Date: 2000

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A collection of made-up facts, educated guesses, and silly pictures about pirates.

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Rain reign

By Martin, Ann M.

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved dog, but when the dog goes missing during a storm, Rose is forced to confront the limits of her comfort levels, even if it means leaving her routines in order to search for her pet.

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Gabriel's clock

By Pashley, Hilton

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Twelve-year-old Jonathan is half-angel, half-demon, and the only one of his kind. But he has no idea of his true identity, and now a rogue archdemon wants him for his own sinister purpose"--

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Harry Potter y el prisionero de Azkaban

By Rowling, J. K.

Publishing Date: c2000

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths.

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Harry Potter y las reliquias de la muerte

By Rowling, J. K.

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Burdened with the dark, dangerous, and seemingly impossible task of locating and destroying Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes, Harry, feeling alone and uncertain about his future, struggles to find the inner strength he needs to follow the path set out before him.

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Charlotte's web

By White, E. B.

Publishing Date: c1952

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When he discovers that he is destined to be someone's dinner, Wilbur the pig is desolate until his spider friend Charlotte decides to help him.

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Charlotte's web

By White, E. B.

Publishing Date: 1980, c1952

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

The life of Wilbur, the pig, is saved by a girl who talks to animals and a spider who weaves strange messages.

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Dragon keeper

By Wilkinson, Carole

Publishing Date: 2005

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

An orphan slave girl becomes a Dragon Keeper when she heroically comes to the aid of an aging dragon and both go on a dangerous journey across China to protect a mysterious stone vital to the dragon's legacy.

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Brother Hugo and the bear

By Beebe, Katy

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: E

Call Number: E

After painstakingly handcrafting a replacement copy of a library book, a medieval monk tries to protect it from a hungry bear with a taste for literature. Includes historical note on illuminated manuscripts.

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Buenas noches, luna

By Brown, Margaret Wise

Publishing Date: 1995

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Before going to sleep, a little rabbit says goodnight to many different things.

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Emily's blue period

By Daly, Cathleen

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: E

Call Number: E

After her parents get divorced, Emily finds comfort in making and learning about art.

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The turn-around upside-down alphabet book

By Ernst, Lisa Campbell

Publishing Date: c2004

Classification: E

Call Number: E

An alphabet book in which each letter becomes three different objects as the book is turned different directions, as when A becomes a bird's beak, a drippy ice cream cone, and the point of a star.

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