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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Hilda and the bird parade

By Pearson, Luke

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5942 PEA

"Hilda learns that it's the day of Trolberg's annual Bird Parade, a spectacular carnival in which crowds people from all over the city gather to match the streets in colourful, awe-inspiring plumage" -- from publisher's web page.

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Mary Anne saves the day: a graphic novel

By Telgemeier, Raina

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5973 TEL

When a fight breaks out among the members of the Baby-sitters Club, timid Mary Anne finds herself becoming more assertive as a babysitter and in her relationships with her father and friends.

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The Baby-sitters club. 4, Claudia and mean Janine

By Telgemeier, Raina

Publishing Date: [2016]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5973 TEL

Claudia's participation in the Baby-sitters Club is curtailed when Grandmother Mimi suffers a stroke and Claudiafinds herself "Mimi-sitting" and fighting more frequently with her sister.

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Christopher Columbus: opening the Americas to European exploration

By Burgan, Michael

Publishing Date: c2004

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 970.015 BUR

Introduces the life and accomplishments of famed explorer Christopher Columbus, including his "discovery" and exploration of the Americas.

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Guts

By Telgemeier, Raina

Publishing Date: 2019

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J155.4 TEL

Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school year is just one long gross-out session. It soon becomes clear that Raina's tummy trouble isn't going away... and it coincides with her worries about food, school, and changing friendships. What's going on?

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Places of worship in the Middle Ages

By Eastwood, Kay

Publishing Date: 2004

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J200.9 EAS

This book describes the religious beliefs and the places of worship during the Middle Ages (500 A.D. to 1500 A.D.), including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.

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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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Medieval towns, trade, and travel

By Elliott, Lynne

Publishing Date: c2004

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J307.76 ELL

Provides an overview of the towns, trades, crafts, and travelers in Medieval Europe.

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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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On the same day in March: a tour of the world's weather

By Singer, Marilyn

Publishing Date: c2000

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J551.6 SIN

Highlights a wide variety of weather conditions by taking a tour around the world and examining weather in different places on the same day in March.

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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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Phrases of the moon: Lunar poems

By Lewis, J. Patrick

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J811.54 LEW

"In this ode to the moon, poems weave together stories people have told for centuries with impressions we all might have had about this mysterious but constant celestial orb"--

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100 things you should know about ancient Egypt

By Walker, Jane

Publishing Date: 2006

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J932 WAL

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