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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Tom Swift and his deep-sea hydrodome

By Appleton, Victor

Publishing Date: [1958]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Tom and his father return to an underwater city of gold to do further exploration and discover a new source of helium.

Tom Swift and his electronic retroscope

By Appleton, Victor

Publishing Date: [1959]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

While on an expedition to the Yucatan, Tom Swift discovers records of a space armada that flew to the earth 3000 years ago.

Tom Swift and his outpost in space

By Appleton, Victor

Publishing Date: [1955]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Tom Swift, Jr., aided by his friend Bud Barclay, overcomes several sabotage attempts while trying to design and build the first solar-operated space station.

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Blood tide

By Barry, Dave

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

While investigating the strange behavior of the once-peaceful mermaids, the Lost Boys battle their old nemesis, Captain Hook, whose evil plan threatens to destroy the Mollusk village and change life on Neverland Island forever.

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Hercules

By Disney, Walt

Publishing Date: c1997

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

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La Bella Durmiente

By Disney, Walt

Publishing Date: c1996

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, the wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for 100 years.

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Wonderstruck

By Selznick, Brian

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Having lost his mother and his hearing in a short time, twelve-year-old Ben leaves his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he never knew in New York City, and meets there Rose, who is also longing for something missing from her life. Ben's story is told in words; Rose's in pictures.

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I love Saturdays y domingos

By Ada, Alma Flor

Publishing Date: c2002

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A young girl enjoys the similarities and the differences between her English-speaking and Spanish-speaking grandparents.

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Hooray for bread

By Ahlberg, Allan

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Presents a day in the life of a loaf of bread that is baked early in the morning and enjoyed slice by slice by the baker and his wife as well as their son, a dog, ducks, fish, birds, and finally a tiny mouse that nibbles up the last crumbs.

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Back to front and upside down

By Alexander, Claire

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

While the rest of the class makes birthday cards for the principal, Stanley struggles with his words and letters.

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In a nutshell

By Anthony, Joseph

Publishing Date: 1999

Classification: E

Call Number: E

An acorn grows into a mighty oak, helps sustain other life, and eventually dies and continues to give life to others.

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La fiesta de las tortillas

By Argueta, Jorge

Publishing Date: 2006

Classification: E

Call Number: E

The author, who remembers the fragrant dishes prepared at his family's restaurant in El Salvador, recounts a mystery from his childhood involving tortillas.

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Limu: the blue turtle

By Armitage, Kimo

Publishing Date: c1998

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Limu was different than all the other Hawaiian sea turtles - he was blue! But while other turtles made fun of him, Limu still had fun growing up in the sea, bodysurfing the big waves, laughing with seals and making friends big and small. Follow Limu's adventures, as he discovers that no matter what he looks like on the outside, others like him because of the good turtle he is on the inside.

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The pumpkin runner

By Arnold, Marsha Diane

Publishing Date: c1998

Classification: E

Call Number: E

An Australian sheep rancher who eats pumpkins for energy enters a race from Melbourne to Sydney, despite people laughing at his eccentricities.

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It's Not Fairy

By Asquith, Ros

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Not believing in the It's Not Fairy, Billy and Mary are shocked when she shows up at their house and wants to bake them and their parents into a fairy cake.

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Except if

By Averbeck, Jim

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

An egg is just an egg, except if after hatching it becomes something else.

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This is the way we eat our lunch: a book about children around the world

By Baer, Edith

Publishing Date: c1995

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Relates in rhyme what children eat in countries around the world.

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Just how long can a long string be

By Baker, Keith

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Be it tied to a balloon, or kite, or hanging a picture, or stringing a banjo or a mop, a bird explains to an ant how long a string needs to be.

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LMNO peas

By Baker, Keith

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Busy little peas introduce their favorite occupations, from astronaut to zoologist.

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No two alike

By Baker, Keith

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Follows a pair of red birds on a snowflake-filled journey through a winter landscape, where everything everywhere, from branches and leaves to forests full of trees, is unique.

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