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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To every thing there is a season: verses from Ecclesiastes

Publishing Date: [1998]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J223.8

Presents the selection from Ecclesiastes which relates that everything in life has its own time and season; depicts each verse with a different style of art from around the world.

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All things bright and beautiful

By Alexander, Cecil Frances

Publishing Date: c2001

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J264.23 ALE

"All Things Bright and Beautiful is one of the most beloved hymns ever written.

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Pele: goddess of Hawaii's volcanoes

By Kane, Herbert Kawainui

Publishing Date: c1996

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J291.1 KAN

"Possessing the power to create new land, Pele also has a volcanic personality--an impetuous, lusty nature, jealous, unpredictable, capable of sudden fury and great violence. Yet she can also be gentle, loving, and as serene as her forests of ferns and flowering trees."--P. 4 of cover.

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The Penny Whistle Halloween book

By Brokaw, Meredith

Publishing Date: 1991

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J394.2 BRO

Discusses the history and lore of Halloween and includes instructions for making costumes, decorations, and invitations and planning games, activities, and menus for Halloween parties for different age groups.

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Emily's everyday manners

By Post, Peggy

Publishing Date: c2006

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J395.1 POS

Emily and her friend Ethan demonstrate what manners to use every day.

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Hans my hedgehog: a tale from the Brothers Grimm

By Coombs, Kate

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 COO

Riding a rooster and playing magical music on his fiddle, a young man, who is half hedgehog, half human, wins the hand of a beautiful princess.

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La noche que se cayo´ la luna: mito Maya

By Mora, Pat

Publishing Date: c2000

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.2 MOR

This beautifully updated retelling of a traditional Mopan Maya myth is by the author of "Tomas and the Library Lady." One night a gust from her grandfather's blowgun causes Luna, the moon, to tumble from the sky and fall into pieces in the dark ocean below. With the help of the little fish and her own wiles and strength, she rises, beautiful and round once again, taking her new friends with her to create the Milky Way.

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Nelly May has her say

By DeFelice, Cynthia C.

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.209 DEF

A retelling of an old tale in which a servant girl's new master insists she use uncommon names for common objects.

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Dick Whittington and his cat

By Brown, Marcia

Publishing Date: [1988], c1950

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.22 BRO

A retelling of the legend about a boy who became mayor of London, who heard his future in the Bells of Bow and made his fortune through his cat.

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The town mouse and the country mouse: an Aesop fable

By Ward, Helen

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J398.24 WAR

A retelling of Aesop's well-known fable in which a country mouse visits a town mouse and they find they prefer very different ways of life. Set in 1930s New York at Christmas.

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The nature connection: an outdoor workbook for kids, families, and classrooms

By Leslie, Clare Walker

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J508 LES

A guide to exploring and discovering the natural world.

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Island: a story of the Galápagos

By Chin, Jason

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J508.866 CHI

An island is about to be born- one that in time will become the home of plants and animals that exist nowhere else on Earth. This book is the biography of a Galp`agos island- from birth, through adolescence, to adulthood, and beyond.

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Planets

By Jackson, Kim

Publishing Date: c1985

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J523.4 JAC

Simple text and illustrations introduce the nine planets of our universe.

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A rock is lively

By Aston, Dianna Hutts

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J552 AST

Introduces readers to rocks and minerals, describing how they are created, what they can be used for, and their different forms and types.

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Ocean sunlight: how tiny plants feed the seas

By Bang, Molly

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J571.455 BAN

Explains how all life on the Earth depends, directly or indirectly, on light from the sun, and describes how all ocean life, from the tiniest plankton to great whales, including the creatures in the darkest depths, form a web that uses sunshine.

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My first day

By Jenkins, Steve

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J591.392 JEN

Explore some of the fascinating things that animals do on their first day.

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Curious critters

By FitzSimmons, David

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J591.97 FIT

A variety of animals common to North America pose for portraits against a white background while narrating distinctive aspects of their natural histories.

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Frog song

By Guiberson, Brenda Z.

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J597.89 GUI

Discusses frog vocalizations and behavior in locations all over the world.

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The long, long journey: the godwit's amazing migration

By Markle, Sandra

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J598.33 MAR

A godwit hatches, evades predators, and learns to hunt and fly. Then, she sets off on her first migration - 7,200 nonstop miles, from Alaska to New Zealand! Facts about godwits.

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The eagles are back

By George, Jean Craighead

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J598.942 GEO

Presents a tribute to the efforts of dedicated volunteers who helped save the American bald eagle from extinction, including the story of a young boy who helped hatch an eaglet.

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