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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Stacey's extraordinary words

By Abrams, Stacey

Publishing Date: [2021]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When she is chosen to compete in the local spelling bee, Stacey learns that, win or lose, her words are powerful, and sometimes perseverance is the most important word of all, in this debut picture book from the iconic voting rights advocate.

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What is love

By Barnett, Mac

Publishing Date: [2021]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

A boy sets out to find someone to answer a question that he asks his grandmother, and eventually his quest leads him back home.

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Love song for a baby

By Bauer, Marion Dane

Publishing Date: 2002

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Providing a warm and loving poetic answer in a beautiful celebration of parental love, this picture book is an ideal treasure for new parents. Parents describe their longing for a baby and their joy at the birth and marvel at the baby's attributes and actions. The gentle text and lush paintings say "I love you" in many touching ways in this exquisite book ideal for children, parents, and grandparents. Full-color illustrations.

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Willow and the Snow Day Dance

By Brennan-Nelson, Denise

Publishing Date: c2011

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Willow's family moves to a new home, she makes friends with all of the neighbors, even unsmiling Mr. Larch, through her letters inviting each to be as generous as she is.

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Willow and the wedding

By Brennan-Nelson, Denise

Publishing Date: [2017]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Bullied as a gay teenager, especially while performing in a high school musical, Uncle Ash, who is marrying his boyfriend, refuses to dance at his wedding, but flower girl Willow is determined to change her favorite uncle's mind.

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Little Bear's little boat

By Bunting, Eve

Publishing Date: 2003

Classification: E

Call Number: E

When Little Bear can no longer fit into his boat he finds someone else who can use it.

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How beautiful

By Capetti, Antonella

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"When a caterpillar is called "beautiful" one day, he wonders, what could that mean? No one has the same answer. A bear declares that honeycomb is beautiful, the squirrels find dry leaves are beautiful, and a mole loves his beautiful burrow. All the while, the blackbird disagrees with each answer! Will the caterpillar ever find out what beautiful means?"--

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Wolf

By García Sánchez, José Luis

Publishing Date: ©1983

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Brief text and illustrations introduce some essential facts about the physical characteristics and habits of the wolf.

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Di´a de disfraces

By Go´mez, Blanca

Publishing Date: 2022

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Enferma en casa, una nin~a se pierde la fiesta de disfraces en la escuela, por lo que decide ponerse su disfraz de conejo al di´a siguiente; pero cuando los otros nin~os se ri´en de ella, ella esta´ triste, hasta que aparece un nin~o con su disfraz de zanahoria, y pronto los otros nin~os se unen a su juego.

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The first blade of sweetgrass: A Native American Story

By Greenlaw, Suzanne

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: E

Call Number: E

In this Own Voices Native American picture book story, a modern Wabanaki girl is excited to accompany her grandmother for the first time to harvest sweetgrass for basket making.

My heart is like a zoo

By Hall, Michael

Publishing Date: [2010]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Rhyming text and heart-shaped illustrations of zoo animals introduce a range of emotions from "snappy as a crab" to "peaceful as a portly walrus lounging on a towel."

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Born on the water

By Hannah-Jones, Nikole

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Stymied by her unfinished family tree assignment for school, a young girl seeks Grandma's counsel and learns about her ancestors, the consequences of slavery, and the history of Black resistance in the United States.

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Norman didn't do it: (yes, he did.)

By Higgins, Ryan T

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Norman, a porcupine whose best friend is a tree named Mildred, begins to feel jealous when another tree grows close to Mildred and acts out against the new tree.

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Thanks for nothing: a little Bruce book

By Higgins, Ryan T

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: E

Call Number: E

It is autumn in Soggy Hollow and the mice have a lot to be thankful for, but Bruce the bear is not so thankful for all the thanking.

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I am the subway

By Kim, Hyo-un

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"A cinematic journey through the Seoul subway that masterfully portrays the many unique lives we travel alongside whenever we take the train. A poetic translation of the bestselling Korean picture book."--Amazon.com.

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Stuff: reduce, reuse, recycle

By Kroll, Steven

Publishing Date: c2009

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Pinch is a pack rat who does not want to give up the possessions that are cluttering his house, but when he finally is persuaded to sell them at a neighborhood tag sale, he discovers the beauty of recycling. Includes tips on "reducing, reusing, and recycling."

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Friends are friends, forever

By Liu, Dane

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Just before Chinese New Year, Dandan discovers that her family is moving to America, far away from her best friend Yueyue; before they leave Yueyue gives her a stack of red paper and a spool of string so she can share the art of paper cutting with Americans--and when Chinese New Year comes around again Dandan remembers Yueyue's gift and introduces her new friend Christina to this ancient art.

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Wolf girl

By Loring-Fisher, Jo

Publishing Date: 2022

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Sophy was shy and lonely. She didn't fit in with anyone at school and people laughed and whispered behind her back. But, one day, a wolf appears in her room and teaches Sophy that she has a wolf-like courage that can change everything. This is a story about conquering that feeling of shyness, being brave and finding your voice when you need it the most.

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Play outside

By Moreau, Laurent

Publishing Date: [2020]

Classification: E

Call Number: E

Sent outside by their mother, two rambunctious children explore their own garden, deserts, mountains, oceans, and jungles and encounter many species of animals that are endangered or nearly extinct. Includes an index of the animals and each one's level of vulnerability to extinction.

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Flubby will not go to sleep

By Morris, J. E

Publishing Date: 2021

Classification: E

Call Number: E

"Kami makes a new bed for Flubby, but the fussy feline won't settle into slumber. A squishy pillow, a warm blanket, and even a bedtime snack are not enough to do the trick! Flubby finally drifts off to dreamland with the help of a friend"-- Provided by publisher.

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