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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I need my monster

By Noll, Amanda

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Ethan checks under the bed for his monster, he finds a note saying that Gabe has gone fishing and will be back in a week. He tries out several substitute monsters, but finds that none are as perfect as Gabe.

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Curious George

By Rey, H. A.

Publishing Date: c1993

Classification: E

Call Number: E

The curiosity of a newly-captured monkey gets him into continual trouble.

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Curious George

By Rey, H. A.

Publishing Date: [2016]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Curious George illustrates a variety of emotions and states of being, including happy, proud, dizzy, naughty, silly, and, of course, curious.

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Little penguins

By Rylant, Cynthia

Publishing Date: [2016]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"During the first snowy day of winter, five little penguins bundle up and venture outside to play"--

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On beyond zebra

By Seuss, Dr.

Publishing Date: c1955

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A fun way to learn and remember the alphabet.

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A perfect day

By Smith, Lane

Publishing Date: 2017

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Today is a perfect day for Cat, Dog, Chickadee, and Squirrel.Cat is lounging among the daffodils. Dog is sitting in the wading pool, deep in the cool water. Chickadee is eating fresh seed from the birdfeeder. Squirrel is munching on his very own corncob. Today is a perfect day in Bert's backyard.

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Small Saul

By Spires, Ashley

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Small Saul is a different kind of pirate. Will Small Saul be able to prove his worth as a pirate or will he be thrown overboard?

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The storyteller

By Turk, Evan

Publishing Date: 2016

Classification: E

Call Number: E

In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

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The busy tree

By Ward, Jennifer

Publishing Date: c2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Many different types of wildlife live in and around a tree that is their home, from chipmunks and woodpeckers to ants and spiders.

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The biggest bear

By Ward, Lynd

Publishing Date: 1980, c1952

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Johnny goes hunting for a bearskin to hang on his family's barn and returns with a small bundle of trouble.

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The cat from Hunger Mountain

By Young, Ed

Publishing Date: [2016]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Lord Cat lives a lavish lifestyle until drought strikes Hunger Mountain, but when he goes to seek sustenance, he finds much more than food.

One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

By Seuss, Dr.

Publishing Date: c1960

Classification: RDR

Call Number: RDR

A story-poem about the activities of such unusual animals as the Nook, Wump, Yink, Yop, Gack, and the Zeds.

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The cat in the hat comes back

By Seuss, Dr.

Publishing Date: c1958

Classification: RDR

Call Number: RDR

The Cat in the Hat leaves a big pink ring in the tub and moves it from place to place with the help of his alphabet friends.

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Zenn diagram

By Brant, Wendy

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Eva Walker is a seventeen-year-old math genius. There's another thing that makes it even worse: when she touches people, she sees a vision of their emotions. Then, Zenn walks into her life and she is instantly drawn to him, even more so, when she realizes that he is the only one who is immune to her gift. When she discovers the history that links them, the truth threatens to tear the two apart.

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Messenger

By Lowry, Lois

Publishing Date: [2013]

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand.

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Son

By Lowry, Lois

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Unlike the other Birthmothers in her utopian community, teenaged Claire forms an attachment to her baby, feeling a great loss when he is taken to the Nurturing Center to be adopted by a family unit.

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One of us is lying

By McManus, Karen M.

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Five teens walk into high school detention and one of them drops dead. Someone in the room is the killer and all have something to hide.

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The dark prophecy

By Riordan, Rick

Publishing Date: 2017

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Leaving the safety of the demigod training ground, a disgraced Apollo embarks on a quest across North America to find a dangerous ancient-world Oracle while navigating the challenges of the evil Triumvirate.

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We all looked up

By Wallach, Tommy

Publishing Date: [2015]

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

The lives of four high school seniors intersect weeks before a meteor is set to pass through Earth's orbit, with a 66.6% chance of striking and destroying all life on the planet.

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Uglies

By Westerfeld, Scott

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Just before their sixteenth birthdays, when they will will be transformed into beauties whose only job is to have a great time, Tally's best friend runs away and Tally must find her and turn her in, or never become pretty at all.