Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

Additional information about each title can be found in the catalog (click on the title). For older acquisition lists choose from Select another list. To request any of these titles please contact your local library branch.

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Disney's beauty and the beast

By Singer, A. L.

Publishing Date: c1991

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A tale about a beautiful girl who becomes the companion of a brutish beast to save her father's life. As time passes, love works a miraculous change on both their lives.

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EllRay Jakes the dragon slayer

By Warner, Sally

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A mischievous eight-year-old boy helps his sister with a bully problem, while facing a bully of his own at school.

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Ivy takes care

By Wells, Rosemary

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Brokenhearted when her best friend departs for the summer, Ivy spends her own summer caring for animals in the mid-century Southwest, sharing her season of discovery with a stubborn pony, a mischievous puppy, and a scarred racehorse.

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Mostly ghostly

By Zorn, Steve

Publishing Date: c1991

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Abridged versions of classic chillers by Arthur Conan Doyle, Ambrose Bierce, Edith Nesbit, Washington Irving, and others.

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A fine, fine school

By Creech, Sharon

Publishing Date: 2001

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When a principal loves his school so much that he wants the children to attend classes every day of the year, it's up to his students to show him free time is a good thing, too.

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Papa's mechanical fish

By Fleming, Candace

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

In the summer of 1851, with encouragement and ideas provided by his family, an inventor builds a working submarine and takes his family for a ride. Includes notes about Lodner Phillips, the real inventor on whom the story is based.

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Africa dream

By Greenfield, Eloise

Publishing Date: 1992, c1977

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A black child's dreams are filled with the images of the people and places of Africa.

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Marley and the kittens

By Grogan, John

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Marley spots two motherless kittens by the side of the road and his family gladly adopts them, but as he tries to copy the cute behavior of the little felines, the large puppy causes more and more trouble.

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The black rabbit

By Leathers, Philippa

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

There's a large black rabbit chasing him, and no matter where he runs, the shadowy rabbit follows, but finally in the deep, dark wood, Rabbit loses his nemesis only to encounter a real foe.

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The three little aliens and the big bad robot

By McNamara, Margaret

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Three aliens set off to find a new planet for themselves but soon Bork and Gork have forgotten all of their mother's good advice and only Nklxwcyz builds a home safe enough to withstand the Big Bad Robot in this story reminiscent of "The Three Little Pigs."

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See me dig

By Meisel, Paul

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A group of dogs that loves to dig has a fun-filled day of making mischief, in this easy-to-read story.

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Lucky ducklings

By Moore, Eva

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

While following their mother through town, five little ducklings, Pippin, Bippin, Tippin, Dippin and Little Joe, all fall into a storm drain.

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The boy and the airplane

By Pett, Mark

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A wordless picture book in which a boy comes up with an inventive solution for getting his toy airplane down from the roof.

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Saturday is Dadurday

By Pulver, Robin

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"For Mimi, the best day of the week is always Saturday, the day she gets to spend with just her Dad. But when Dad's work takes him away from Mimi one Saturday, 'Dadurday' is ruined. Can Mimi find a way to save 'Dadurday' and still make it special for her and her Dad?"--

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Everyone can learn to ride a bicycle

By Raschka, Christopher

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A father teaches his daughter all about bicycle riding, from selecting the right bike to trying again after a fall.

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The secret science project that almost ate the school

By Sierra, Judy

Publishing Date: 2007

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A boy sends off for "Professor Swami's Super Slime" to use as his science fair project and then has to cope with the funny disaster that follows.

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The dark

By Snicket, Lemony

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Laszlo is afraid of the dark which lives in the same big, creaky house as him, until one night the dark pays him a visit.

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The legend of the whale

By Stansfield, Ian

Publishing Date: c1985

Classification: E

Call Number: E

The great whales, trapped in a tidal basin in the Land of the Three Moons, are saved by the wisdom of the Timeless Lizard.

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Ol' Mama Squirrel

By Stein, David Ezra

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Ol' Mama Squirrel has raised many babies and kept them all safe from predators, but she may have met her match when a determined grizzly bear threatens to eat her entire family tree.

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The Loopy Coop hens: letting go

By Stoeke, Janet Morgan

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Pip, Midge, and Dot are enjoying the shade under an apple tree when fruit starts falling around them, causing the hens to suspect a fox is in the tree trying to hit them.