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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Making a splash

By Reiley, Carol E.

Publishing Date: [2015]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 370.1523 REI

A story that helps young children with their "growth mindset"--the belief that you can learn anything with effort. It's not about how smart you are, it's about how smart you can become.

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Escape from Lucien, book 6

By Kibuishi, Kazu

Publishing Date: 2014

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5973 KIB

"Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. Meanwhile, Emily heads back into the Void with Max, one of the Elf King's loyal followers, where she learns his darkest secrets. The stakes, for both Emily and Navin, are higher than ever" --

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Prince of the elves

By Kibuishi, Kazu

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5973 KIB

Emily survived the chaos of the Guardian Academy, but Max Griffin has stolen the Mother Stone. With it, the Elf King forges new amulets that will give him the power to invade and destroy the nation of Windsor. Emily and her friends lead the soldiers of the Cielis Guard in a fight to stop him, but Max stands in their way. And when she seeks information from the Voice of her Amulet, she discovers that the Voice is much more sinister than she ever could have imagined.

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Supernova

By Kibuishi, Kazu

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5973 KIB

When Emily loses control of her Amulet, she is imprisoned in the Void, where she must escape the influence of the Voice, while her brother, Navin, travels to a space station where the Resistance is preparing to battle the approaching Shadow forces.

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Plants vs. zombies: Battle extravagonzo

By Tobin, Paul

Publishing Date: June 2017

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5973 TOB

Evil mastermind Zomboss wants to build a zombie factory and position his new army in the best location possible, but Crazy Dave, his helpers Nate and Patrice, and their batch of intelligent plants, will try to get the factory for themselves.

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Plants vs. zombies: Boom boom mushroom

By Tobin, Paul

Publishing Date: 2017

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5973 TOB

Crazy Dave's brainy niece Patrice, neighborhood daredevil Nathan Timely, and a batch of bold plants discover a secret plan for a zombie uprising so the rare Boom Boom Mushroom must be found in order to save the humans above ground.

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Plants vs. zombies: Boom boom mushroom

By Tobin, Paul

Publishing Date: 2017

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J 741.5973 TOB

Crazy Dave's brainy niece Patrice, neighborhood daredevil Nathan Timely, and a batch of bold plants discover a secret plan for a zombie uprising so the rare Boom Boom Mushroom must be found in order to save the humans above ground.

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How to be a person

By Newman, Catherine

Publishing Date: 2020

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J155.42 NEW

"Catherine Newman has written the ultimate guidebook for kids, jam-packed with tips, tricks, and skills to become a more dependable person"--

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Solar system: our place in space

By Mosco, Rosemary

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J523.2 MOS

Get up close and personal with Earth's nearest neighbors--Venus with its acid rainstorms, Saturn and its rings of ice, and the heart of it all, the Sun. Humans have always been fascinated by outer space and we're learning more about our solar system every day. Did you know that our Solar System was born from a cloud of cosmic dust? That Jupiter's red spot is really a raging storm? Join Sara, Jill, and their space-faring pets on a quest to learn more about the wonders of our Solar System--and beyond!--Adapted from page 4 of cover.

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Solar system: our place in space

By Mosco, Rosemary

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J523.2 MOS

Get up close and personal with Earth's nearest neighbors--Venus with its acid rainstorms, Saturn and its rings of ice, and the heart of it all, the Sun. Humans have always been fascinated by outer space and we're learning more about our solar system every day. Did you know that our Solar System was born from a cloud of cosmic dust? That Jupiter's red spot is really a raging storm? Join Sara, Jill, and their space-faring pets on a quest to learn more about the wonders of our Solar System--and beyond!--

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Volcanoes: fire and life

By Chad, Jon

Publishing Date: 2016

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J551.21 CHA

Aurora, a young explorer, introduces the science and characteristics of volcanoes, discussing lava, tectonic plates, the creation of new land masses, and magma vents.--

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Volcanoes: fire and life

By Chad, Jon

Publishing Date: 2016

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J551.21 CHA

Aurora, a young explorer, introduces the science and characteristics of volcanoes, discussing lava, tectonic plates, the creation of new land masses, and magma vents.

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Your fantastic elastic brain: stretch it, shape it

By Deak, JoAnn M.

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J612.82 DEA

This innovative and timely picture book teaches children that they have the ability to stretch and grow their own brains. It also delivers the crucial message that mistakes are an essential part of learning. The book introduces children to the anatomy and various functions of the brain in a fun and engaging way.--

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The brain: the ultimate thinking machine

By Woollcott, Tory

Publishing Date: 2018

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J612.82 WOO

"In this volume, Fahama has been kidnapped by a mad scientist and his zombie assistant, and they are intent on stealing her brain! She'll need to learn about the brain as fast as possible in order to plan her escape! How did the brain evolve? How do our senses work in relation to the brain? How do we remember things? What makes you, YOU? Get an inside look at the human brain, the most advanced operating system in the world... if you have the nerve!"--

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Cars: engines that move you

By Zettwoch, Dan

Publishing Date: 2019

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J629.222 ZET

A young reader's introduction to where cars came from and how they work. Presented in comic book format.

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Our flag was still there: the true story of Mary Pickersgill and the Star-Spangled Banner

By Hartland, Jessie

Publishing Date: [2019]

Classification: JNF

Call Number: J929.9 HAR

"If you go to the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, you can see a massive American flag: thirty feet tall and forty-two feet long. That's huge! But how did it get there? And where did it come from? Well ... The story of this giant flag begins in 1812 and stars a major on the eve of battle, a seamstress and her mighty helpers, and a poet named Francis Scott Key. This isn't just the story of one flag. It's the story of "The Star Spangled-Banner," a poem that became our national anthem, too."--Amazon.com.

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