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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Down the rabbit hole: the diary of Pringle Rose

By Bartoletti, Susan Campbell

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

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Doll bones

By Black, Holly

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

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The miniature world of Marvin & James

By Broach, Elise

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When his best friend, a human boy named James, goes away on vacation, Marvin the beetle worries that their friendship may end.

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Operation Bunny

By Gardner, Sally

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"When Emily Vole inherits an abandoned shop, it is up to her to battle a fairy-snatching witch and get to the bottom of Operation Bunny"--Page 4 of cover.

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The league

By Heldring, Thatcher

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Fourteen-year-old Wyatt, hoping to impress a girl and ward off a bully, decides to join his older brother's summer football league, "The League of Pain," against the advice of his parents, who think golf is the right sport for him.

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The year of Billy Miller

By Henkes, Kevin

Publishing Date:

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lessons.

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Half a chance

By Lord, Cynthia

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Lucy, with her mother and her photographer father, has just moved to a small rural community in New Hampshire, and with her new friend Nate she plans to spend the summer taking photos for a contest, but pictures sometimes reveal more than people are willing to see.

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The hidden summer

By Phillips, Gin

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When twelve-year-old Nell and her best friend, Lydia, are forbidden to see each other, they hatch a plan to spend their summer days in an abandoned miniature golf course, where they soon find others in search of a home.

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Meaner than meanest

By Somers, Kevin

Publishing Date: 2001

Classification: E

Call Number: E

An old hag tries to make the most evil creature in the world, but her spell goes wrong and she ends up with an annoyingly sweet little girl instead.

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The legend of Spookley the square pumpkin

By Troiano, Joe

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Spookley is ridiculed for his odd shape until his uniqueness saves the day.

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Silver people: voices from the Panama Canal

By Engle, Margarita

Publishing Date: c2014

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Fourteen-year-old Mateo and other Caribbean islanders face discrimination, segregation, and harsh working conditions when American recruiters lure them to the Panamanian rain forest in 1906 to build the great canal.

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If I ever get out of here: a novel with paintings

By Gansworth, Eric L.

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Seventh-grader Lewis "Shoe" Blake from the Tuscarora Reservation has a new friend, George Haddonfield from the local Air Force base, but in 1975 upstate New York there is a lot of tension and hatred between Native Americans and whites--and Lewis is not sure that he can rely on friendship.

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Crap kingdom

By Pierson, D. C.

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Tenth-grader Tom Parking's dream of being swept away to a fantasy land where he becomes a hero nearly comes true when he finds himself the Chosen One of a nameless world, the most annoying, least "cool" place in the universe.

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Under shifting glass

By Singer, Nicky

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Jess is grieving for her beloved aunt, and when she finds a mysterious flask hidden in a antique bureau that belonged to Aunt Edie on the same day that her conjoined twin brothers are born, she begins to believe that the flask is magic and that their survival depends on it.

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Are you experienced

By Sonnenblick, Jordan

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

When his girlfriend asks him to perform at a protest rally, Rich jumps at the chance. Unfortunately, the police show up, and Rich is in big trouble. Again. To make matters worse, it's near the anniversary of his uncle's death from a drug overdose years ago, which makes Rich's dad depressed. Frustrated by his dad's silence, Rich breaks into a locked cabinet that holds a prized possession: an electric guitar signed by Jimi Hendrix. Before he knows it, Rich is transported to the side of a road, it's 1969, and he's at Woodstock. When he meets his fifteen-year-old dad and his uncle, what Rich learns, who he meets, and what he does could change his life forever.

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City of bones

By Clare, Cassandra

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA bk.1

Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.

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Clockwork prince

By Clare, Cassandra

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA bk.2

As the Council attempts to strip Charlotte of her power, sixteen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray works with the London Shadowhunters to find the Magister and destroy his clockwork army, learning the secret of her own identity while investigating his past.

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City of glass

By Clare, Cassandra

Publishing Date: 2010, c2009

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA bk.3

Still pursuing a cure for her mother's enchantment, Clary uses all her powers and ingenuity to get into Idris, the forbidden country of the secretive Shadowhunters, and to its capital, the City of Glass, where with the help of a newfound friend, Sebastian, she uncovers important truths about her family's past that will not only help save her mother but all those that she holds most dear.

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City of fallen angels

By Clare, Cassandra

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA bk.4

As mysterious murders threaten the new peace between Shadowhunters and Downworlders, only Simon, the Daylighter vampire, can help bring both groups together.

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Becoming Ben Franklin: how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty

By Freedman, Russell

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 973.3092 FRE

An introduction to the life of young Benjamin Franklin describes how, as a rebellious teen in 1732, he ran away from his family and a Boston apprenticeship to Philadelphia, and how throughout subsequent decades he rose to become a distinguished statesman, renowned author and world-famous scientist.

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