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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