Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

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Girl code revolution: profiles and projects to inspire coders

By Preuitt, Sheela

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 005.1307 PRE

"Part how-to, part profile, and all about getting girls coding. Step-by-step instructions for projects girls actually want to code and profiles of aspirational female coders in the field combine to lead the girl code revolution"--

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Teasers, twisters, stumpers: a bookful of tricky Torah-riddles

By Ganz, Yaffa

Publishing Date: 1989

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 296.0207 GAN

A collection of riddles based on the Torah and Jewish topics.

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Born in 1919: Fred Korematsu, Jackie Robinson

By Knutson, Julie

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 306.0973 KNU

"Born in 1919-learn how civil rights activist Fred Korematsu stood up against injustices to Japanese Americans and how professional baseball player Jackie Robinson challenged segregation. Aligned with curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Civic Literacy, and Economic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and a hands-on activity encourage critical thinking and civic engagement. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline"--

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The teachers march: how Selma's teachers changed history

By Wallace, Sandra Neil

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 323.1196 WAL

"Reverend F.D. Reese was a leader of the Voting Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama. As a teacher and principal, he recognized that his colleagues were viewed with great respect in the city. Could he convince them to risk their jobs--and perhaps their lives--by organizing a teachers-only march to the county courthouse to demand their right to vote? On January 22, 1965, the Black teachers left their classrooms and did just that, with Reverend Reese leading the way. Noted nonfiction authors Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace conducted the last interviews with Reverend Reese before his death in 2018 and interviewed several teachers and their family members in order to tell this story, which is especially important today"--Amazon.

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Birthright citizenship

By Allman, Toney

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 342.7308 ALL

"Although, as of 2020, President Trump has not carried out his threat to end unrestricted birthright citizenship, the arguments rage about the legality of such an action, the meaning of the Constitution, and the pros and cons of maintaining the policy of granting citizenship to anyone born in the US. It is an extremely complex issue to resolve"--

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Key social safety net laws

By Acks, Alex

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 344.7303 ACK

The idea that the government should intervene to lift people up from poverty and starvation is relatively new in America, where until the early twentieth century the misery of workhouses and poorhouses were all some people could count on. Since the Great Depression and the beginning of Social Security, the social safety net has expanded to cover more people and try to help them with more problems including poverty, starvation, homelessness, and lack of health care. With this book, readers will analyze difficult queries; Whom does the safety net catch? Whom should it catch? Is it enough, or is it too much? These are questions being hotly debated in the government at all levels now, and the answers will decide the future of millions of people in America.

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Whose right is it: the Second Amendment and the fight over guns

By Bajramovic, Hana

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 344.7305 BAJ

"Timely middle-grade nonfiction documenting and discussing the Second Amendment and the rise of the NRA"--

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A hot planet needs cool kids: understanding climate change and what you can do about it

By Hall, Julie

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 363.7387 HAL

Current information about the causes and effects of climate change, how people are working to reduce it, and ways kids and their families and schools can join the fight.

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Locomotive

By Floca, Brian

Publishing Date: [2013]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 385.0973 FLO

Presents a visual exploration of America's early railroads, examining the sounds, speed, and strength of the fledgling transcontinental locomotives and the experiences of pioneering travelers.

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Sport bikes

By Bodensteiner, Peter

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 388.3475 BOD

Gearhead Garage: "From screaming fast F1 cars to custom choppers, get to know what's 'under the hood' of your favorite vehicles"--Back cover.

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A world of cookies for Santa: follow Santa's tasty trip around the world

By Furman, M. E.

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 394.2663 FUR

Describes all the treats that children in different countries leave for Santa Claus as he makes his way around the world on Christmas Eve.

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Snow White and the seven dwarfs

Publishing Date: c2006

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 398.2

Presents a retelling of the tale about the young girl who escapes her wicked stepmother with the help of seven dwarfs. - (Baker & Taylor)

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Project weather

By Steele, Philip

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 551.5078 STE

Weather can be truly wild. Mild breezes can give way to a terrifying tornado in a matter of minutes. What happens in Earth's atmosphere to cause weather is the focus of this beautifully designed volume. Fascinating facts about weather matters such as the water cycle, thunderstorms, and climate change are presented alongside absorbing, hands-on activities that reinforce key concepts.

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Dinosaurs in your backyard

By Brewster, Hugh

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 567.9097 BRE

Discusses species of dinosaurs found on the continent of North America 70 million years ago.

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Explore the world of exotic rainforests

By Ganeri, Anita

Publishing Date: c1992

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 574.5264 GAN

Describes the unusual plants and animals that live in the rainforests and shows why this fragile environment must be protected.

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Follow those zebras: solving a migration mystery

By Markle, Sandra

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 599.6657 MAR

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to satellite-tracking collars, scientists were able to solve the mystery, but several questions remain. Award-winning science author Sandra Markle reveals the process scientists used to study the zebras, and she also delves into the science of migration, exploring how animals know where to go, how to get there, and when to leave.

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It's perfectly normal: changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health

By Harris, Robie H

Publishing Date: 2004, c1994

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 613.9071 HAR

Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.

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Race through the skies: the week the world learned to fly

By Sandler, Martin W

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 629.1309 SAN

"In 1903, the Wright brothers made three brief flights, and no one was there to watch them. Six years later, Wilbur Wright traveled to Europe to evangelicize about aviation and raise money for patents--and the world got aviation fever. That summer, a group of champagne companies organized the first ever international air meet in Rheims, France. They knew they could throw a great party and sell a lot of champagne. They didn't know that this single week would change the course of aviation history. Through remarkable photographs, firsthand accounts, and lively narrative, Marty Sandler tells the story of how the Grande Semaine d'Aviation de la Champagne marked the public introduction to flight."--

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The eagle huntress: the true story of the girl who soared beyond expectations

By Aisholpan, Nurgaiv

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 639.1092 AIS

"Eagle huntress Aisholpan Nurgaiv shares her story"--

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The eagle huntress: the true story of the girl who soared beyond expectations

By Nurgaiv, Aisholpan

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 639.1092 NUR

"Eagle huntress Aisholpan Nurgaiv shares her story"--

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