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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Everything goes: Henry goes skating

By Bourne, B. B.

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: RDR

Call Number: RDR

When Henry wakes up to see it snowing, he wants to go ice skating with his family, and they all spot the trucks that help to make the streets clean of snow.

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Tick tock clock: a phonics reader

By Cuyler, Margery

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: RDR

Call Number: RDR

As the hours tick by from nine in the morning to seven at night, two rambunctious twins create mayhem.

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Gus makes a friend

By Remkiewicz, Frank

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: RDR

Call Number: RDR

Easy-to-read text follows young Gus as he seeks someone to play in the snow with him.

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Mittens at school

By Schaefer, Lola M.

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: RDR

Call Number: RDR

Mittens wants to see everything during his visit to Nick's school, but the kitten gets into trouble while everyone is away from the classroom.

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Bake, mice, bake

By Seltzer, Eric

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: RDR

Call Number: RDR

Mice spend a very busy day at Cakes and More baking cakes, pies, tarts, rolls, and doughnut holes for their animal customers.

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Fire: tales of elemental spirits

By McKinley, Robin

Publishing Date: c2009

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Presents a collection of five suspenseful stories, including "Hellhound" and "Fireworm," incorporating the powerful and enchanting element of fire.

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The house of djinn

By Staples, Suzanne Fisher

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

An unexpected death brings Shabanu's daughter, Mumtaz, and nephew, Jameel, both aged fifteen, to the forefront of an attempt to modernize Pakistan, but the teens must both sacrifice their own dreams if they are to meet family and tribal expectations.

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Thirteenth child

By Wrede, Patricia C.

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: YA

Call Number: YA

Eighteen-year-old Eff must finally get over believing she is bad luck and accept that her special training in Aphrikan magic, and being the twin of the seventh son of a seventh son, give her extraordinary power to combat magical creatures that threaten settlements on the western frontier.

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Far-out facts

By National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publishing Date: [1980]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J031.02 NAT

Unusual facts about a wide range of topics including plants and animals, earth sciences, manners and customs, photography, and history. A poster-size calendar and a 24-page booklet of games and puzzles are included.

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D'Aulaires' book of Norse myths

By D'Aulaire, Ingri

Publishing Date: [2005]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J293.13 DAU

Presents a collection of thirty-one fantasy stories of gods and goddesses, fierce warriors, elves, spirits, and gnomes from Norse mythology.

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Immigrants to America

By Thompson, Linda

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J304.873 THO

Learn how immigration played a key role not only in making America's development possible but also in shaping the basic nature of the society.

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Children of the Great Depression

By Freedman, Russell

Publishing Date: c2005

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J305.23 FRE

Life was hard for children during the Great Depression: kids had to do without new clothes, shoes, or toys, and many couldn't attend school because they had to work. Even so, life still had its bright spots. Take a closer look at the lives of young Americans during this era.

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The girl from the tar paper school: Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement

By Kanefield, Teri

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J323.092 KAN

Describes the peaceful protest organized by teenager Barbara Rose Johns in order to secure a permanent building for her segregated high school in Virginia in 1951, and explains how her actions helped fuel the civil rights movement.

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Freedom walkers: the story of the Montgomery bus boycott

By Freedman, Russell

Publishing Date: c2006

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J323.119 FRE

Covers the events surrounding and including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the end of segregation on buses.

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Lafayette and the American Revolution

By Freedman, Russell

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J355.009 FRE

Examines the role of the Marquis de Lafayette in the American Revolution, discussing how the nineteen-year-old defied the king of France to join the fight for liberty in the United States.

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Computer science and IT: investigating a cyber attack

By Rooney, Anne

Publishing Date: c2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J363.259 ROO

Describes the science and technology concepts used by cyber attack investigators, including information on hackers, identity theft, firewalls, computer forensics, and data recovery. - (Baker & Taylor)

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Three billy goats gruff

By Page, Nick

Publishing Date: c2006

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 PAG

Three clever billy goats outwit a mean troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way to a grassy pasture.

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Chitchat: celebrating the world's language

By Isabella, Jude

Publishing Date: [2013]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J401 ISA

Discusses the development of different languages from around the world, focusing on the importance of grammar, various alphabets, and pronunciation.

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Gizmos & gadgets: creating science contraptions that work (& knowing why)

By Hauser, Jill Frankel

Publishing Date: c1999

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J500 HAU

Provides instructions for making seventy-five contraptions that demonstrate friction, gravity, energy, motion, and other principles of physics and explains how to think like an inventor.

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Janice VanCleave's geometry for every kid: easy activities that make learning geometry fun

By VanCleave, Janice Pratt

Publishing Date: c1994

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J516 VAN

An extensive collection includes hands-on activities of varied difficulty, guided by clear directions. Line drawings illustrate the problems, experiments, and activities. Glos., ind. Copyright 1998 Horn Book Guide Reviews