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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The penguin lady

By Cole, Carol A.

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Penelope Parker lives with penguins from all over the Southern Hemisphere. Do the penguin antics prove too much for her to handle? Children count and then compare and contrast ten different penguin species as they learn geography. Includes "For Creative Minds" section.

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On Meadowview Street

By Cole, Henry

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Upon moving to a new house, young Caroline and her parents encourage wildflowers to grow and birds and animals to stay in their yard, which soon has the whole suburban street living up to its name.

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Trudy

By Cole, Henry

Publishing Date: c2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

It seems as though Trudy the goat knows when to expect snow, but it turns out that she is really expecting something completely different.

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Uptown

By Collier, Bryan

Publishing Date: 2000

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A tour of the sights of Harlem, including the Metro-North Train, brownstones, shopping on 125th Street, a barber shop, summer basketball, the Boy's Choir, and sunset over the Harlem River.

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Farm

By Cooper, Elisha

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Describes the activities on a busy family farm from the spring when preparations for planting begin to the autumn when the cats grow winter coats and the cold rains begin to fall.

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Max and the tag-along moon

By Cooper, Floyd

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Max leaves his grandfather's house, the moon follows him all the way home, just as Grandpa promised it would.

Morgan morning

By Cosgrove, Stephen

Publishing Date: c1982

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A young horse disobeys his mother and seems doomed to die, but is transformed into a unicorn instead.

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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.