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 King of Kindergarten

By Barnes, Derrick

Publishing Date: [2019]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Instilled with confidence by his parents, a young boy has a great first day of kindergarten.

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Return

By Becker, Aaron

Publishing Date: 2016

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A lonely girl returns to her fantastical world for friendship and adventure, where only the most powerful motivations persuade her to return home.

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A home in the barn

By Brown, Margaret Wise

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Animals seek shelter in a big, warm barn during a cold, snowy night.

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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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Some pets

By DiTerlizzi, Angela

Publishing Date: [2016]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"At the pet show, there are so many different types of pets! With dogs and cats, horses and chickens, hamsters and chinchillas--and many, many more--this book celebrates animal companions of all shapes and sizes"--

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Mr. Pack Rat really wants that

By Ewert, Marcus

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Mr. Pack Rat is a particularly acquisitive small mammal with a hoarding problem (sound like someone you know?). Through trial and error, he begins to question whether having more things is really the secret to happiness.

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My even day

By Fisher, Doris

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A boy finds that everything around him is even, such as four flapjacks at breakfast to ten watermelons in his backpack. Includes a "For Creative Minds" section with questions about numbers.

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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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Humphrey's first Christmas

By Heyer, Carol

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A camel, grumbling about losing his favorite blanket then having to carry a heavy load, meets a special newborn baby who fills him with love, joy, and generosity.

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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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Beastly babies

By Jackson, Ellen

Publishing Date: [2015]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Introduces all sorts of mischievous baby animals--and the grown-ups who love them no matter what"--

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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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