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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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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The camel in the sun

By Ondaatje, Griffin

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J297.1 OND

Inspired by the retelling of a traditional Muslim hadith, an account of the words or actions of the Prophet, which the author first heard in Sri Lanka, this is an unforgettable story about empathy.

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Earthquakes & volcanoes

By Stidworthy, John

Publishing Date: 1996

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J551.2 STI

Looks at some of the visible ways that the earth can be changed in a matter of minutes, and discusses how the natural forces involved in earthquakes and volcanoes can raise mountains, build islands, change weather and help to produce varieties of plants and animals.

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Level up

By Yang, Gene Luen

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J741.5 YAN

Dennis, the son of Chinese immigrants, yearns to play video games like his friends and, upon his strict father's death, becomes obsessed with them but later, realizing how his father sacrificed for him, he chooses a nobler path.

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I spy spooky night: a book of picture riddles

By Marzollo, Jean

Publishing Date: c1996

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 MAR

Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.

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Look-alikes, jr

By Steiner, Joan

Publishing Date: c1999

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 STE

Simple verses challenge readers to identify the everyday objects used to construct eleven three-dimensional scenes, including a house, kitchen, bedroom, school bus, train, farm, and rocket.

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I spy fantasy: a book of picture riddles

By Wick, Walter

Publishing Date: c1994

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 WIC

13 fantasy environments set the stage for these picture puzzles.

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I spy treasure hunt: a book of picture riddles

By Wick, Walter

Publishing Date: c1999

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 WIC

Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.

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I spy ultimate challenger: a book of picture riddles

By Wick, Walter

Publishing Date: c2003

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 WIC

Rhyming text leads the reader to find objects hidden in the photographs.

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I spy: a book of picture riddles

By Wick, Walter

Publishing Date: c1992

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 WIC

Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.

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The story of the world: v.1 Ancient Times: from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor

By Bauer, S. Wise

Publishing Date: c2006

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J909 BAU v.1

Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D.

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The story of the world: v.3 Early Modern Times: from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners

By Bauer, S. Wise

Publishing Date: c2004

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J909 BAU v.3

History of the world from 1600 to 1850.

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The story of the world: v.4 The Modern Age: from Victoria's Empire to the end of the USSR

By Bauer, S. Wise

Publishing Date: c2005

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J909 BAU v.4

Chronological history of the modern age, from 1850 to 2000.

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