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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The extraordinary music of Mr. Ives

By Stanbridge, Joanne

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J780.92 STA

The story of an influential American composer who found inspiration for his music in the unlikeliest of places.

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Cowboy up: ride the Navajo rodeo

By Flood, Bo

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J791.84 FLO

"Rodeo riders are honored athletes--skilled, smart, and tough. It takes brains, muscles, and a lot of practice to wrestle a racing steer to the ground or stay on top of a bucking, twisting bronco. Rodeo is the number-one mose exciting sport out West. Not so sure? Take a look."--Provided by publisher.

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Pug and other animal poems

By Worth, Valerie

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J811.54 WOR

Presents a collection of whimsical animal poems that describe eccentric animal behaviors, complemented by collage illustrations.

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The mysteries of Zigomar: poems and stories

By Ahlberg, Allan

Publishing Date: 1997

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J828.914 AHL

A collection of poems, including "Getting up for School" and "Cemetery Road," and short stories, including "The Paper Boy" and "Snow White Lies."

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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: J973.309 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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Master George's people: George Washington, his slaves, and his revolutionary transformation

By Delano, Marfe Ferguson

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J973.41 DEL

Presents an analysis of the president's lesser-known roles as a slave owner, sharing the experiences of the slave cooks, overseers, house workers, and farm hands at Mount Vernon while exploring how slave ownership shaped Washington's views.

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Tillie Pierce: teen eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg

By Anderson, Tanya

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J973.7 AND

Relates the experiences of ordinary teenager Tillie Pierce during the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, as she helped save wounded Union and Confederate soldiers during the bloody, three-day battle.

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