Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

Additional information about each title can be found in the catalog (click on the title). For older acquisition lists choose from Select another list. To request any of these titles please contact your local library branch.

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Peacemaker

By Bruchac, Joseph

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"A twelve-year-old Iroquois boy rethinks his calling after witnessing the arrival of a mystical figure with a message of peace in this historical novel based on the creation of the Iroquois Confederacy"--

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Great escapes: Nazi prison camp escape

By Burgan, Michael

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"The epic story of William Ash and the escape from Stalag Luft III German POW camp during World War II"-

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Bips and roses

By Citro, Asia

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"Oh no! There's a big problem with the forest roses . . . magical roses that are very important because they are the first food for newborn hippogriffs. Can Zoey, Pip, and Sassafras use their science know-how to fix the magical roses before the hippogriff eggs hatch?"--Back cover.

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The only black girls in town

By Colbert, Brandy

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

In a predominately white California beach town, the only two black seventh-graders, Alberta and Edie, find hidden journals that uncover family secrets and speak to race relations in the past.

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A tale of magic

By Colfer, Chris

Publishing Date: 2019

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Fourteen-year-old Brystal Evergreen risks everything by opposing her kingdom's repression of women, but Madame Weatherberry, seeing her potential, invites her to a school where she hopes to change the world's perception of magic.

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A home for goddesses and dogs

By Connor, Leslie

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"After the death of her mother, Lydia moves in with her aunts and learns to find a new family of inspiring women and loving dogs"--

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The trouble with chickens: a J.J. Tully mystery

By Cronin, Doreen

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.

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Here comes Lolo

By Daly, Niki

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

These stories follow Lolo as she skips through life in a South African community. Lolo's everyday adventures will make her a favourite character for young readers everywhere. These easy-to-read, happy and humorous stories are illustrated on every page. They bring daily life in a South African community alive in all its richness and diversity. Lolo skips through life - eager, merry and mischievous - leaving behind a trail of laughter and a few frowns. Lolo's everyday adventures will make her a favourite character for young readers everywhere. In these four easy-to-read stories, follow Lolo as she gets a gold star at school, longs for a cute floppy hat, finds a missing ring and helps to rescue a dog ...

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Hooray for Lolo

By Daly, Niki

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Lolo skips through life - eager, merry and mischievous - leaving a trail of laughter and a few frowns.

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Saving Lucas Biggs

By De los Santos, Marisa

Publishing Date: [2014]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"When thirteen-year-old Margaret's father is sentenced to death for a crime he didn't commit, she knows the only way to save him is to use the forbidden family power of time travel"--

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My life in the fish tank

By Dee, Barbara

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When twelve-year-old Zinnia Manning's older brother Gabriel is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it turns her family's world upside-down, especially since they are keeping the information private.

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Blended

By Draper, Sharon M

Publishing Date: [2018]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.

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The Barnabus project

By Fan, Terry

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"In a world built for Perfect Pets, Barnabus is a Failed Project, half mouse, half elephant, kept out of sight until his dreams of freedom lead him and his misfit friends on a perilous adventure. A stunning picture book from international bestsellers The Fan Brothers, joined by their brother Devin Fan."--

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You can do it, Yasmin

By Faruqi, Saadia

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

"A collection of four more stories featuring Yasmin! Whether she's braving the goalie net for the first time on the soccer field, trouble-shooting a plant problem in the garden with her family, tackling a tricky writing assignment, or managing a disagreement with her friends, Yasmin is always thinking outside the box to come up with creative solutions. Yasmin can do it!"--Amazon website.

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The language of ghosts

By Fawcett, Heather

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Princess Noa, aged eleven, Prince Julian, sixteen, and Princess Mite, five, flee their palace when a coup leads to their mother's death, and unlock a long-forgotten magic to reclaim the stolen throne.

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The last lie

By Forde, Patricia

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

When the rebels are captured Letta goes on the run, still striving to preserve language while the vicious new ruler of Ark plans to eliminate it once and for all.

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The complete Bostock and Harris

By Garfield, Leon

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Two stories published separately in the 1970s, in the first of which Harris offers Bostock the affections of his sister in exchange for the brass telescope of Bostock's father and starts a string of misunderstandings about who is courting whom, and in the second, the boys experiment to see if a wolf will adopt Harris's infant sister, Adelaide.

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Kondo & Kezumi visit Giant Island

By Goodner, David

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

After finding a map in a bottle, best friends Kondo and Kezumi build a boat and set out to explore the islands near their own.

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Addy's big splash

By Gordon, Elizabeth

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Addy has never been good at sports. She's so clumsy, she's earned the name Hurricane Addy. But this year, all of that is going to change. Addy wants to join the swim team at the Club. She's surprised to learn how much exercise and training it takes to become a strong swimmer. Does Addy have what it takes to be the athlete she always dreamed of becoming?

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NEW RELEASE

Club Zoe

By Gordon, Elizabeth

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: JFIC

Call Number: J

Zoe is the most popular girl at school and at The Club. She gets a lot of attention from boys and she is always asked to dances. Now, she has her eye on an older boy, Steve, the basketball coach at The Club, but it seems like no matter how hard she tries, Zoe can't get Steve to ask her out. When The Club throws a big dance, Zoe knows that it's her last chance. But can she learn to value herself beyond what boys think of her?