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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The wrong side of the bed

By Ardizzone, Edward

Publishing Date: 2016

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"This classic and touching tale by Edward Ardizzone is brought back into print in 2016. One day, Johnny gets out on the wrong side of the bed. His day starts badly and gets worse from there - until he finds a sixpence and decides to turn things around. This wordless story, told only by Ardizzone's trademark cross-hatched illustrations, is a heartwarming story about the very familiar feeling of nothing going your way." --Amazon.

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Tim all alone

By Ardizzone, Edward

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Tim arrives home from a trip and finds his parents have moved, his search for them leads to adventure.

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Tim's last voyage

By Ardizzone, Edward

Publishing Date: 2008, c1972

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Tim and his friend Ginger who have signed up as deck hands aboard the S.S. Arabella encounter rough weather conditions during their first voyage.

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The sock thief

By Crespo, Ana

Publishing Date: 2015

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Brazilian boy Felipe doesn't have a soccer ball. When it's his turn to bring one to school, he uses a little bit of creativity and a few socks borrowed from his neighbors"--

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The girl who drew a phoenix

By Demi

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A young girl acquires the qualities of the miraculous phoenix--wisdom, clear sight, generosity, and right judgment--by practicing drawing the mythical bird.

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The magic pillow

By Demi

Publishing Date: c2008

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A poor young boy in China yearns for wealth and power, until a magician gives him a magic pillow that brings dreams of what would happen if his wishes came true.

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Cece loves science

By Derting, Kimberly

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Cece, a budding and inquisitive scientist, and her equally curious best friend Isaac conduct experiments to see whether Cece's dog Einstein will eat his vegetables.

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Islandborn

By Díaz, Junot

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland...and in the process, comes up with a new way of understanding her own heritage"--

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Bee: a peek-through picture book

By Hegarty, Patricia

Publishing Date: [2016]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Peek through the holes in this bright and lively book, and discover the bustling life of a bee. Children will love discovering the big ways this little insect contributes to the beauty of the environment, from pollinating colorful flowers to buzzing about the bright and beautiful meadow."--Page 4 of cover.

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We don't eat our classmates

By Higgins, Ryan T.

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When the class pet bites the finger of Penelope, a tyrannosaurus rex, she finally understands why she should not eat her classmates, no matter how tasty they are.

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Double take: a new look at opposites

By Hood, Susan

Publishing Date: 2017

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Lively text and retro-style artwork combine in a lively picture book about opposites that invites children to learn new perspectives on spreads depicting a topsy-turvy funhouse journey.

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The Nutcracker

By Jay, Alison

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: E

Call Number: E

After rescuing her Christmas nutcracker from an army of angry toys, Clara is rewarded by the nutcracker, now a prince, with a fantastic nighttime journey to a realm of dancing fairies, beautiful palaces, and wonderful things to eat.

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Mog the forgetful cat

By Kerr, Judith

Publishing Date: 2013

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Mog always seems to be in trouble. She forgets that she has a cat flap and she forgets that she has already eaten her supper. But, one night, Mog's forgetfulness comes in very handy.

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The Night of the Moon: a Muslim holiday story

By Khan, Hena

Publishing Date: 2008

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Yasmeen has a wonderful time celebrating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with her family and friends.

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Food fight fiesta: a tale of La Tomatina

By Kyle, Tracey

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Illustrations and rhyming text depict the fiesta of La Tomatina, during which the small town of Bunol, Spain, becomes the site of a massive, tomato-throwing food fight. Includes facts about the festival and glossary of Spanish words.

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I see the Moon

By Mitton, Jacqueline

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Illustrates which animals are nocturnal, what activities they do by the moonlight, and explains different aspects of the moon, such as its phases.

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Chasing Degas

By Montanari, Eva

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

At the time of the Impressionists, a young ballet dancer races around Paris searching for Monsieur Degas, who accidentally took her bag--and the tutu she needs for the recital in which she is to perform that night. Includes reproductions of paintings by French Impressionist painters, with an author's note.

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Mary and her little lamb: the true story of the famous nursery rhyme

By Moses, Will

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

In 1810s Massachusetts, young Mary Elizabeth Sawyer nurses a sickly lamb back to health and becomes the subject of a famous nursery rhyme. Includes facts about the real Mary, John Roulstone who wrote the rhyme, and Lowell Mason who set it to music.

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Blue sky white stars

By Naberhaus, Sarvinder

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape"--

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Anya's secret society

By Nayberg, Yevgenia

Publishing Date: [2019]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Born in Russia, where left-handers are frowned upon, Anya learns to use her right hand, except when she draws with her imagined secret society of famous artists--then when she moves to America, everything is different.

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