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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Dear America: the diary of Mary Elizabeth Rodgers: an English girl in Minnesota, Land of the buffalo bones

By Bauer, Marion Dane

Publishing Date: 2003

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Fourteen-year-old Polly Rodgers keeps a diary of her 1873 journey from England to Minnesota as part of a colony of eighty people seeking religious freedom, and of their first year struggling to make a life there, led by her father, a Baptist minister.

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Little women

By Brown, Janet Allison

Publishing Date: 2001

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A simple retelling of the adventures of the four March sisters living in New England during the time of the Civil War.

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House of secrets

By Columbus, Chris

Publishing Date: [2013]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Cordelia, Brendan, and Eleanor Walker, aged fifteen to eight, must rely on a mysterious book to face the Wind Witch and her father, the Storm King, who have kidnapped Dr. and Mrs. Walker and brought them to a strange world of magic.

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Parched

By Crowder, Melanie

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Told from three perspectives, Sarel, who just witnessed the brutal murder of her parents, Nandi, the leader of a pack of dogs who looks out for her pups and Sarel, and Musa, an escaped prisoner with the water song inside him, struggle to survive in a land without water.

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Bink & Gollie, best friends forever

By DiCamillo, Kate

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Bink and Gollie's friendship remains strong, even in the face of Gollie's "royal blood," Bink's Stretch-O-Matic machine, and the pursuit of a world record.

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Twerp

By Goldblatt, Mark

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In Queens, New York, in 1969, twelve-year-old Julian Twerski writes a journal for his English teacher in which he explores his friendships and how they're effected by girls, a new student who may be as fast as Julian, and especially an incident of bullying.

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A tangle of knots

By Graff, Lisa

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Destiny leads 11-year-old Cady to a peanut butter factory, a family of children searching for their own Talents, and a Talent Thief who will alter her life forever"--Provided by publisher. Includes cake recipes.

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Raggedy Andy stories: introducing the little rag brother of Raggedy Ann

By Gruelle, Johnny

Publishing Date: c1993

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A collection of stories which present the adventures of the doll, Raggedy Andy, including "The Rabbit Chase," "The New Tin Gutter," and "Doctor Raggedy Andy."

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The thing about luck

By Kadohata, Cynthia

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Just when twelve-year-old Summer thinks nothing else can possibly go wrong in a year of bad luck, an emergency takes her parents to Japan, leaving Summer to care for her little brother while helping her grandmother cook and do laundry for harvest workers.

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Hattie ever after

By Larson, Kirby

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco.

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White fur flying

By MacLachlan, Patricia

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A sad and silent nine-year-old boy finds his voice when he moves next to a family that rescues dogs.

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The navigator

By McNamee, Eoin

Publishing Date: c2006

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Owen has always been different, and not only because his father committed suicide, but he is not prepared for the knowledge that he has a mission to help the Wakeful--the custodians of time--to stop the Harsh from reversing the flow of time.

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The apprentices

By Meloy, Maile

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A tale set two years after the events of The Apothecary finds Benjamin and his father treating the sick and wounded in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam until a magical communication formula reveals that Janie is in trouble, prompting a desperate chase around the world.

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Kelsey Green, reading queen

By Mills, Claudia

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Kelsey is the best reader in her third grade class, and she is determined to lead her class to victory in the alll-school reading contest.

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Chasing the prophecy

By Mull, Brandon

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Jason and Rachel's adventures and friendships have made Lyrian more of a home to them than they could have imagined, so now, armed with the prophecy of a dying oracle, they are ready to become Lyrian's heroes whatever the cost to themselves.

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Operation Oleander

By Patterson, Valerie O.

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Seventh-grader Jess and her friends establish the Order of the Oleander to collect supplies for an orphanage in Kabul, Afghanistan, where two of their parents are deployed, but when disaster strikes and many blame the Order, Jess must find a way to go on.

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Vote: the theory, practice, and destructive properties of politics

By Paulsen, Gary

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Fourteen-year-old Kevin impetuously announces that he will run for student body president, mainly to impress his girlfriend Tina, but soon gets excited about making a positive difference in his school and community.

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Secrets at sea: a novel

By Peck, Richard

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In 1887, the social-climbing Cranstons voyage from New York to London, where they hope to find a husband for their awkward older daughter, secretly accompanied by Helena and her mouse siblings, for whom the journey is both terrifying and wondrous as they meet an array of titled humans despite their best efforts at remaining hidden.

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Captain Underpants and the terrifying return of Tippy Tinkletrousers: the ninth epic novel

By Pilkey, Dav

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

After being sent to jail for the rest of their lives, George and Harold are taken on a trip back in time by Tippy Tinkletrousers back to their Kindergarten days where they must deal with their bully without the help of Captain Underpants.

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Sugar

By Rhodes, Jewell Parker

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In 1870, Reconstruction brings big changes to the Louisiana sugar plantation where spunky ten-year-old Sugar has always lived, including her friendship with Billy, the son of her former master, and the arrival of workmen from China.

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