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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Thunder-Boomer

By Crum, Shutta

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A farm family scurries for shelter from a violent thunderstorm that brings welcome relief from the heat and also an unexpected surprise.

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Giddy-up, daddy

By Cummings, Troy

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When the dad who is the world's best at playing "horsey" is lured away by rustlers, it is up to his children to rescue him on a wild ride that takes them to a rodeo, a circus, and beyond.

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The herd boy

By Daly, Niki

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

While doing a good job of caring for his grandfather's sheep and goat on the grasslands of South Africa, young Malusi dreams of everything from owning his own dog to becoming president one day.

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Ben rides on

By Davies, Matt

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Ben rides his new bicycle the very, very long way to school but Adrian Underbite, perhaps the world's largest third-grader, takes the bike anyway and later, when Ben finds Adrian in trouble, he must decide whether or not to help the larcenous bully.

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The enormous potato

By Davis, Aubrey

Publishing Date: 1998

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A farmer's potato grows to such an enormous size that he needs the help of his wife, his daughter, a dog, a cat, and a mouse to pull it up.

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The day the crayons quit

By Daywalt, Drew

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.

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The chickens build a wall

By Dumont, Jean-Francois

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When a friendly hedgehog visits the farm, the chickens build an enormous wall to keep out "prickly invaders."

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A chick called Saturday

By Dunbar, Joyce

Publishing Date: 2003

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A curious chick is disappointed at all the things his mother says he cannot do, such as swim like a duck, until he discovers one wonderful thing he can do very well.

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Mitchell goes bowling

By Durand, Hallie

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Mitchell loves to knock things down . . . So one Saturday, his dad takes him bowling.

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Uncle Wally's old brown shoe

By Edwards, Wallace

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A shoe journeys through an imaginative world to encounter a variety of intriguing animals and insects along its way. A cumulative and circular story of visual delights.

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Brief thief

By Escoffier, Michal?

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"A lizard takes the liberty of using what seem to be some old underpants when he runs out of toilet paper. What he doesn't count on is that his own conscience and an outraged rabbit will be watching"--

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My side of the car

By Feiffer, Kate

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Sadie and her father have been planning a trip to the zoo for a long time but something always gets in the way, so when they finally start out and her father sees some raindrops, Sadie insists there is no rain on her side of the car.

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The Story of Fish and Snail

By Freedman, Deborah

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Every day, Snail waits for Fish to return and tell him a story but their friendship is tested when Fish asks Snail to take a leap out of their book to actually see a new pirate book in the library.

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My dad thinks he's funny

By Germein, Katrina

Publishing Date: 2013, c2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Features a long-suffering boy's eye-rolling observations of his father's bombastic and often corny sense of humor, which is comprised of groan-out-loud puns and wisecracking rejoinders.

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Say hello to Zorro

By Goodrich, Carter

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Mister Bud, the family dog, has a satisfying routine to his life, but when another dog joins the family and disrupts his schedule, Mister Bud must learn to adapt.

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Again!

By Gravett, Emily

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

At bedtime, Cedric the dragon wants his mother to read his favorite book again, and again, and again.

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No pirates allowed! said Library Lou

By Greene, Rhonda Gowler

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Big Pirate Pete's treasure map has led him to Seabreezy Library, where Library Lou must convince him that the true treasure is the books.

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Ten red apples

By Hutchins, Pat

Publishing Date: c2000

Classification: E

Call Number: E

In rhyming verses, one animal after another neighs, moos, oinks, quacks and makes other appropriate sounds as each eats an apple from the farmer's tree.

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Tea Rex

By Idle, Molly Schaar

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Cordelia and her brother host a tea party for an unusual guest--a T-Rex!"--Provided by publisher.

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Soup day

By Iwai, Melissa

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A mother and daughter spend a snowy day together buying and preparing vegetables, assembling ingredients, and playing while their big pot of soup bubbles on the stove. Includes a recipe for "Snowy Day Vegetable Soup."