May 14, 2013
New Arrivals · Games & Indoor Recreation
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
May 7, 2013
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927.
xxvii, 322 pages ; 21 cm
Originally published: 1927.
April 17, 2013
282 pages : illustrations (chiefly col.) ; 20 cm
April 3, 2013
Cameron, Layne Scott.
Guilford, Conn. : Falcon, c2011.
xiii, 129 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Geocaching: the global sensation -- Let's go geocaching -- GPS units and smartphones -- Creating caches -- Geo-games -- Backcountry safety and outdoor etiquette -- Geo-happenings -- Clubs and websites -- Cachionary 2.0.
This revised and updated handbook covers everything an aspiring geocacher needs to get started, and it provides plenty of information to help practicing geocachers take their skills to the next level. Learn how the game began--in a new foreword by its founding father, Dave Ulmer--and discover how to: select a cache listing and begin your hunt for the treasure; buy a GPS receiver and use it to navigate to the cache; create and hide your own cache for others to find; practice backcountry safety and geocaching etiquette; play other geo-games, such as "Are U Nuts?" and "Geodashing"; and connect with other geocachers through clubs, online communities, and geo-events--Cover.
March 1, 2013
San Francisco, Calif. : Zest Books, c2012.
151 p. : col. photos ; 23 cm.
February 19, 2013
Milwaukie, Or. : Dark Horse Books, 2013.
239,  p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Originally published: [Tokyo] : Shogakukan Co., Ltd., 2011.
"All concept illustrations that originally contained handwritten notes in Japanese have been translated into English and updated for this version of the book".
On the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda / Shigeru Miyamoto -- The legend begins: the world of Skyward sword -- The history of Hyrule: a chronology -- Creative footprints: documenting 25 years of artwork -- Wrapping things up / Eiji Aonuma -- Special comic: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward sword / Akira Himekawa.
Gives historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise, including the history of Hyrule and the official chronology of the games.
February 7, 2013
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2012.
xxxi, 121 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Timeline -- Introduction: Birth of the hip hop nation -- Decline of the Bronx, rise of hip hop -- Chapter 1: Breaks in break dancing -- Roots of the moves -- Ethic influences -- B-boy's routine -- Battling among crews -- B-girls in the twenty-first century -- Chapter 2: From urban to suburban -- Breaking on television and in film -- Hip hop finds a commercial groove -- Chapter 3: Hip hop scandals-sex, video, and violence -- Rappers as gangstas -- Race and rap -- East coast versus west coast feuds -- Rappers and video hoes -- Chapter 4: Make room for the ladies -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Discography -- Bibliography -- Index.
"This guide provides an overview of the history of hip hop culture and an exploration of its dance style, appropriate both for student research projects and general interest reading"-- Provided by publisher.
January 2, 2013
New York : Penguin Group, c2011.
190 p. : col. ill., maps ; 23 cm.
"This official guide features walk-throughs, trivia, and behind-the-scenes information on all the top Poptropica Islands."--P.  of cover.
The queen of Katwe : a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl's dream of becoming a grandmaster
December 13, 2012
New York : Scribner, 2012.
232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Opening. Land of the frogs ; Katende ; Pioneers ; Resurrection ; Teach her what you know ; Mzungu -- Middlegame. Like a boy, but not a boy ; Heaven ; The other side -- Endgame. Hurdles ; Dreams.
The astonishing true story of Phiona Mutesi, a teenager from the slums of Kampala, Uganda, who, inspired by an unlikely mentor, a war refugee turned missionary, becomes an international chess champion.
December 12, 2012
James, Derek (Game developer)
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2013.
xviii, 362 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes Internet access.
November 21, 2012
Amsterdam : Interventura BV, 1984-
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"The chess player's guide to opening news."
November 21, 2012
Norman, OK : Smart Guide Publications, c2012.
xiv, 423 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Ship it holla ballas! : how a bunch of 19-year-old college dropouts used the internet to become poker's loudest, craziest, and richest crew
November 21, 2012
Grotenstein, Jonathan, 1970-
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
309 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Traces the rise of the world's most competitive online poker players, profiling a group of former college students who banded together through online communication networks to organize a multi-million-dollar winning team in Las Vegas.
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