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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Johannes Gutenberg and the printing press

By Childress, Diana

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 686.2092 CHI

Learn about one of the most important inventions in history.

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A kid's life during the Middle Ages

By Machajewski, Sarah

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J305.23 MAC

This volume introduces readers to all aspects of daily life during the Middle Ages through the eyes of a child who lived during that time.

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Inside a high-speed train

By MacArthur, Collin

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J385.37 MAC

Learn how technology keeps increasing the speed of trains, and how they're being used around the world.

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Explanatorium of nature

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J578

This stunning visual reference for kids explores the natural world in stunning detail and allows young readers to see nature as they never have before, through amazing close-ups and cross-sections, exploded images, X-rays, and more.From fruit to flies, from coral to clouds, from mountains to mammals, this extraordinary new encyclopedia is the perfect tool for curious minds to find out how things work and why they exist, and will keep young readers absorbed with its amazing images that depict and explain the wonders of plants, animals, and the living world around us.

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Inside a drag racer

By MacArthur, Collin

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J796.72 MAC

"They are the shortest races, but also some of the most exciting. Drag racing has been a global phenomenon for more than 70 years. Go 'Inside a Drag Racer' to learn all you can about these fascinating cars."--Back cover.

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Inside a Formula 1 car

By MacArthur, Collin

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J796.72 MAC

"They are not the cars you will see on the road--Formula 1 cars are designed for one purpose only: racing! Learn about the history of Formula 1 racing, how these cars are made, and how they achieve record-breaking speeds"--Back cover.

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Inside a stock car

By Phillips, H. Edwards

Publishing Date: [2015]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J796.72 PHI

Text and illustrations examine the history and mechanics of stock cars, and explore becoming part of a race team.

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Inside a sprint car

By Phillips, Hamilton

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J796.72 PHI

They may be small, but sprint cars provide exciting thrills as they race around dirt tracks at more than 120 miles per hour (193 km/h). Go Inside a Sprint Car to learn about its history, how it works, competitions, and more! -- back cover.

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Inside a speedboat

By MacArthur, Collin

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J797.125 MAC

Races are not just on land, but also on the water with speedboats.

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On a jet ski

By Phillips, H. Edwards

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J797.37 PHI

"Be the fastest thing on the sea! Learn all about jet skis, the recreational watercraft that can go up to 70 miles per hour (112 km/h). Find out about tricks, racing, safety, and more!"--Back cover.

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A kid's life in ancient Egypt

By Machajewski, Sarah

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J932.01 MAC

Readers will learn about what children in ancient Egypt wore, ate, what games they played, and what they learned.

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A kid's life in Ancient Greece

By Machajewski, Sarah

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J938 MAC

Readers will walk through the streets of Athens and Sparta, learning about their unique culture through the eyes of children who lived there.

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The Norman conquest of England

By Hamilton, Janice

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J942.021 HAM

In 1066, William the Conqueror invaded England and changed the course of English and European history.

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The Arab conquests of the Middle East

By January, Brendan

Publishing Date: [2009]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J956.013 JAN

A comprehensive history of the Arab conquests of the Middle East and the spread of the Islamic faith, describing the message of Muhammad and overthrow of the Persian and Byzantine empires.

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