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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The beetle book

By Jenkins, Steve

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J595.76 JEN

An illustrated introduction to a variety of beetle species with information on unique characteristics and how these insects have adapted to survive.

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National Audubon Society first field guide: Reptiles

By Behler, John L.

Publishing Date: c1999

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J597.9 BEH

Explores the world of reptiles, discussing their subspecies and races, anatomy, behavior, and habitat, and providing photographs and detailed descriptions of individual species.

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Birds

By Squire, Ann

Publishing Date: c2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J598 SQU

"This book covers the habits, physical features, reproduction, and life cycle of birds."--

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The amazing story of the combustion engine: Max Axiom STEM adventures

By Bolte, Mari

Publishing Date: [2014]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J621.43 BOL

"In graphic novel format, follows Max Axiom as he explains how combustion engines work"--Provided by publisher.

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Level up

By Yang, Gene Luen

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J741.5 YAN

Dennis, the son of Chinese immigrants, yearns to play video games like his friends and, upon his strict father's death, becomes obsessed with them but later, realizing how his father sacrificed for him, he chooses a nobler path.

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The scraps book: notes from a colorful life

By Ehlert, Lois

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J741.6 EHL

Presents a visual survey of Lois Ehlert's artistic career that reflects on her parents' support, her early creative experiments and her behind-the-scenes book-making processes.

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I spy spooky night: a book of picture riddles

By Marzollo, Jean

Publishing Date: c1996

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 MAR

Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.

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Look-alikes, jr

By Steiner, Joan

Publishing Date: c1999

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 STE

Simple verses challenge readers to identify the everyday objects used to construct eleven three-dimensional scenes, including a house, kitchen, bedroom, school bus, train, farm, and rocket.

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I spy fantasy: a book of picture riddles

By Wick, Walter

Publishing Date: c1994

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 WIC

13 fantasy environments set the stage for these picture puzzles.

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I spy treasure hunt: a book of picture riddles

By Wick, Walter

Publishing Date: c1999

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 WIC

Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.

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I spy ultimate challenger: a book of picture riddles

By Wick, Walter

Publishing Date: c2003

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 WIC

Rhyming text leads the reader to find objects hidden in the photographs.

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I spy: a book of picture riddles

By Wick, Walter

Publishing Date: c1992

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J793.73 WIC

Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.

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Twinkle, twinkle, little star

By Taylor, Jane

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J821.7 TAY

Presents the classic English nursery rhyme alongside illustrations that feature a curious chipmunk marveling at the natural world during the day and setting sail in his imagination at night.

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The story of the world: v.1 Ancient Times: from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor

By Bauer, S. Wise

Publishing Date: c2006

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J909 BAU v.1

Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D.

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The story of the world: v.3 Early Modern Times: from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners

By Bauer, S. Wise

Publishing Date: c2004

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J909 BAU v.3

History of the world from 1600 to 1850.

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The story of the world: v.4 The Modern Age: from Victoria's Empire to the end of the USSR

By Bauer, S. Wise

Publishing Date: c2005

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J909 BAU v.4

Chronological history of the modern age, from 1850 to 2000.

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20 fun facts about the US flag

By Nelson, Maria

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J929.9 NEL

Provides simple facts about the United States flag, including how a new star is added every time a state is admitted to the Union, when the Pledge of Allegiance was written, and the days the flag should be flown.

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Fighting for honor: Japanese Americans and World War II

By Cooper, Michael L.

Publishing Date: c2000

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J940.53 COO

Examines the history of Japanese in the United States, focusing on their treatment during World War II, including the mass relocation to internment camps and the distinguished service of Japanese Americans in the American military.

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Remember Pearl Harbor: American and Japanese survivors tell their stories

By Allen, Thomas B.

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J940.54 ALL

Presents the stories of American and Japanese survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by Japanese forces on the morning of December 7, 1941, and includes photographs.

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Life in Charles Dickens's England

By Currie, Stephen

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J942.081 CUR

Offers narratives and first-hand accounts that shed light on the conditions and daily lives of people from all walks of life in the England in the time of Charles Dickens.