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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Stuck

By Jeffers, Oliver

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Floyd's kite gets stuck in a tree, he tries to knock it down with increasingly larger and more outrageous things.

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Red kite, blue kite

By Jiang, Ji-li

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Tai Shan and his father, Baba, are separated during China's Cultural Revolution, they are able to stay close by greeting one another every day with flying kites until Baba, like the kites, is free. Includes historical note.

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Mousetronaut: based on a (partially) true story

By Kelly, Mark E.

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A small but plucky mouse named Mike is sure that he can help the Space Shuttle astronauts, and ends up saving the whole mission. Includes facts about NASA and space travel.

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Henri's walk to Paris

By Klein, Leonore

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A boy named Henri from the small city of Reboul, France decides to try to walk to Paris to see the sights, until he stops along the way to take a nap under a tree and loses his direction.

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Glasswings: a butterfly's story

By Kleven, Elisa

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Lost in the city, a butterfly with see-through wings makes friends with a ladybug, an ant, and a pigeon, and together they help flowers bloom and grow.

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There's no one I love like you

By Langreuter, Jutta

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Brayden Bunny doesn't feel like picking up his toys or washing his whiskers. It'd be so much easier to live with his friends, so Brayden decides to give it a try. But every new home he visits come with a new problem: Missy Mouse's house is too messy, Benny Badger's house smells a little funny, and Fipsi Squirrel's house is too high. At last Brayden Bunny visits his Cousin Pepi. Everything there is perfect and easy, but it doesn't take long for Brayden to realize that something-- or someone-- very important is missing."--Jacket.

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Zephyr takes flight

By Light, Steve

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A little girl who loves planes is sent to her bedroom for doing a loop-de-loop off the couch and finds a secret door leading to a room with real flying machines, and she sets off on an adventure.

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Christopher sat straight up in bed

By Long, Kathy

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

While sleeping over at his grandparents' house, Christopher hears a very loud, horrible sound during the night and gets up to investigate whether it is an elephant, a monster, or perhaps a dinosaur.

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Tip-tap pop

By Lynn, Sarah

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Emma and Pop have been tap dancing together since before she could talk, but Pop becomes very forgetful and can no longer dance until one special day when he hears Emma's steps and they find a way for him to join in.

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If you hold a seed

By MacKay, Elly

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A young boy plants a seed that, with water, sunlight, care, and patience, grows into a strong, tall tree.

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Henry in love

By McCarty, Peter

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

On the first day of school, Henry the cat vies for the attention of the most amazing girl in class, Chloe Rabbit.

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How to be a cat

By McClure, Nikki

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Cut-paper illustrations and single words of text show a kitten's attempts to imitate an adult cat's mastery of such skills as stretching and stalking.

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The three questions: based on a story by Leo Tolstoy

By Muth, Jon J.

Publishing Date: c2002

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Nikolai asks his animal friends to help him answer three important questions: "When is the best time to do things?" "Who is the most important?" and "What is the right thing to do?"

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Amy's light

By Nutt, Robert

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A young girl discovers a light in nature that helps her overcome her fear of the dark. Includes an author's note about fireflies.

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Brother Sun, Sister Moon: Saint Francis of Assisi's Canticle of the creatures

By Paterson, Katherine

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Reimagines Francis of Assisi's 1224 prayer of praise in celebration of God's gifts throughout the universe.

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Brown Bear, White Bear

By Petrovic, Svetlana

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Alice likes the teddy bears she receives for her birthday from each of her grandmothers, but soon the bears are fighting for her attention.

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Penguin Pete

By Pfister, Marcus

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Pint-sized Pete longs for the day when he is finally big enough to swim with the other penguins.

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The yellow cab

By Pfister, Marcus

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A little yellow taxicab that used to be the fastest and brightest vehicle in the city is compelled to visit Brazil, where a magical twist of fate enables him to fly over the rainforest until bulldozers and cranes threaten the rainforest's existence.

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How to babysit a grandpa

By Reagan, Jean

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A little boy provides instructions for properly babysitting one's grandfather, such as offering him tasty treats and entertaining him with special games.

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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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