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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Hooray for Anna Hibiscus

By Atinuke

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Anna Hibiscus lives in amazing Africa. She loves singing to her two baby brothers, Double and Trouble. But when she is chosen to sing for her school in front of the president, her throat runs dry and her bones turn to stone. Can Double and Trouble save her?

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Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters

By Beaty, Andrea

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When Rosie is unable to invent a contraption to help one of Aunt Rose's Raucous Riveters friends, she calls on classmates Iggy Peck and Ada Twist to help.

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Famous friends & foes

By Chlebowski, Rachel

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Introduces some of the most popular Pokemo“šn and describes their evolved forms and what they are like in Alola.

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Louisiana's way home

By DiCamillo, Kate

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Separated from her best friends, Raymie and Beverly, twelve-year-old Louisiana struggles to oppose the winds of fate (and her eccentric grandmother) and find a way home.

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The tale of Despereaux: being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread

By DiCamillo, Kate

Publishing Date: 2006

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

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Trouble at the arcade

By Dixon, Franklin W.

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Frank and Joe Hardy plan to compete in the local arcade tournament, agreeing the winner will get to move into the cool new room built by their dad, and when money goes missing from the competition, they work together to solve the mystery.

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Mr. Lemoncello's great library race

By Grabenstein, Chris

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Mr. Lemoncello holds a contest for his young friends where they must race to bring interesting facts back to his library"--

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The strangers

By Haddix, Margaret Peterson

Publishing Date: 2019

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

The Greystone kids thought they knew. Chess has always been the protector over his younger siblings, Emma loves math, and Finn does what Finn does best--acting silly and being adored. They've been a happy family, just the three of them and their mom.But everything changes when reports of three kidnapped children reach the Greystone kids, and they're shocked by the startling similarities between themselves and these complete strangers. The other kids share their same first and middle names. They're the same ages. They even have identical birthdays. Who, exactly, are these strangers? Before Chess, Emma, and Finn can question their mom about it, she takes off on a sudden work trip and leaves them in the care of Ms. Morales and her daughter, Natalie. But puzzling clues left behind lead to complex codes, hidden rooms, and a dangerous secret that will turn their world upside down.

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Sweeping up the heart

By Henkes, Kevin

Publishing Date: [2019]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"After an eventful spring break, seventh-grader Amelia Albright's life changes forever"--

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Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo

By Scieszka, Jon

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity), and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of the human body"--

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Frank Einstein and the electro-finger

By Scieszka, Jon

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with intelligent robots Klink and Klank once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of energy"--

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The snowy nap

By Brett, Jan

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

After hearing about winter from his friends, Hedgie the hedgehog tries to stay awake to experience its wonders.

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Hush hush, forest

By Casanova, Mary

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text show how, throughout autumn, forest animals prepare for winter as shadows lengthen, the ground freezes, and northern lights begin to appear.

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The flea

By Cohen, Laurie

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A little flea who thinks he is too small learns the actual value of size.

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Do princesses wear hiking boots

By Coyle, Carmela LaVigna

Publishing Date: 2003

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When a little girl asks her mother about princesses, she learns that they are much like herself.

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Llama Llama loves to read

By Dewdney, Anna

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Throughout the school day, the teacher helps Llama Llama and the other children practice their letters, shows word cards, reads stories, and brings them to the library where they can all choose a favorite book. By the end of the day, Llama Llama is recognizing words and can't wait to show Mama Llama that he's becoming a reader!

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Star in the jar

By Hay, Sam

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

After a little boy stumbles across a lost star, he decides to keep it and puts his new treasure in a jar, but when the sky calls out for its missing star, the boy and his sister must figure out a way to return the star to its friends in the sky.

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You are my happy

By Kotb, Hoda

Publishing Date: [2019]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

What makes us happy all day through? Let's count those things, just me and you.... Inspired by her own nighttime routine with her daughter, Haley Joy, Today show co-anchor Hoda Kotb has written a book that celetrates the things that make us happy each day... the big things and the small. With illustrations from Suzie Mason, Kotb's soothing yet playful lullaby explores the simple and wondrous joy of taking a moment to be grateful.

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A big mooncake for Little Star

By Lin, Grace

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Reimagines the cycles of the moon as a mother bakes a Big Moon Cookie and, despite Mama's request to wait, Little Star begins nibbling at it every night.

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The flat rabbit

By Oskarsson, Bardur

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When they find a rabbit flattened in the road, a dog and a rat decide to give the deceased animal a proper sendoff.

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