New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

April 29, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

No better friend : a man, a dog, and their incredible true story of friendship and survival in World War II

April 28, 2016
Weintraub, Robert, author.
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
xi, 291 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Tells the incredible true story of Frank Williams, a radarman in Britain's Royal Air Force, and Judy, a purebred pointer, who met as prisoners of war during World War II. Judy, who became the war's only official canine POW, was a fiercely loyal dog who sensed danger-warning her fellow prisoners of imminent attacks and, later, protecting them from brutal beatings. Frank and Judy's friendship, an unbreakable bond forged in the worst circumstances, is one of the great recently uncovered stories of World War II.

Do you wonder about sex and sexuality?

April 28, 2016
Feinstein, Stephen.
New York, NY : Enslow Publishing, 2016.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Thinking about sex -- Contraception -- Choices for pregnant teens -- Varieties of STDs -- Sex education programs for teens.
"Discusses general sexual education"-- Provided by publisher.

My hero academia

April 26, 2016
Horikoshi, Kōhei, 1986- author, illustrator.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2015]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Written in the Japanese right to left format.

Cause & effect: The fall of the Soviet Union

April 26, 2016
Marcovitz, Hal.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2016.
80 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Rise and fall of a superpower -- How did czarist policies contribute to the rise of communism? -- How did Soviet economic polices lead to collapse? -- What role did the Cold War weapons build-up play in the Soviet collapse? -- How did the collapse of the Soviet Union lead to war and ethnic conflict?
The Fall of the Soviet Union occurred after decades of economic chaos and a nuclear arms race with the West. This title begins with a brief history of the Soviet Union's collapse and then examines key questions.

The Armenian Genocide

April 22, 2016
Farmington Hills, Michigan : Greenhaven Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
197 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Historical background on the Armenian genocide -- Controversies surrounding the Armenian genocide -- Personal narratives.
Genocide and Persecution: Armenia examines the historical background on the violence in Armenia. The title covers the systematic extermination and deportation of Armenians from their homeland. The last chapter includes personal narratives.

Elseworlds : Batman.

April 21, 2016
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]-
volumes: chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Batman: holy terror / Alan Brennert, writer ; Batman: the blue, the grey, and the bat / Elliot S. Maggin & Alan Weiss, story ; Elliot S. Maggin, writer ; Robin 3000 #1 / Byron Preiss, story ; Byron Preiss & Steven Ringgenberg, writers ; Robin 3000 #2 / Byron Preiss, story ; Byron Preiss & Steven Ringgenberg, writers ; Batman/Dark Joker: the wild / Doug Moench, writer ; Batman/Houdini: the devil's workshop / Howard Victor Chaykin & John Frances Moore, writers ; Batman: castle of the bat / Jack C. Harris, writer ; Batman: in darkest knight / Mike W. Barr, writer ; Batman: dark allegiances / Howard Victor Chaykin, writer, artist & cover

Civil war : Captain America, Iron Man

April 21, 2016
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Captain America #22-24, Winter soldier : winter kills, Iron Man #13-14, Iron Man/Captain America: casualties of war and Civil War: the confession.

Green Lantern

April 20, 2016
Johns, Geoff, 1973-
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Sinestro -- v. 2. The revenge of Black Hand -- v. 3. The end -- v. 4. Dark days -- v. 5. Test of wills -- v. 6. The life equation

Clarina Nichols : frontier crusader for women's rights

April 20, 2016
Eickhoff, Diane, author.
Kansas City : Quindaro Press, 2016.
230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Adapted from: Revolutionary Heart : Clarina Nichols and the Pioneering Crusade for Women's Rights.
A biography of the early American newspaper publisher and feminist, Clarina Howard Nichols. Includes an overview of the first women's rights movement.

Superman : the men of tomorrow

April 20, 2016
Johns, Geoff, 1973- author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form as Superman 32-39.

A silent voice

April 18, 2016
Ōima, Yoshitoki, author, artist.
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2013 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
v. 1. Learning to listen -- v. 2. Speaking with actions -- v. 3. A conversation begins -- v. 5. A quiet calm -- v. 6. A silent prayer

Electronics for kids

April 12, 2016
Shamieh, Cathleen, author.
Hoboken, NJ : For Dummies, a Wiley Brand, [2016]
x, 339 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Introduces kids to the basics of electronics. Includes 13 projects that promote your kid's sense of achievement. Features larger print to make the material less intimidating and easier to navigate. Covers tools and safety measures to ensure your child's safety "--Publisher's description.

You got this! : unleash your awesomeness, find your path, and change your world

April 12, 2016
Penn, Maya, author.
New York : North Star Way, 2016.
xvii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

Ultimate Spider-Man ultimate collection

April 11, 2016
Bendis, Brian Michael.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2007-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.

This land is our land : the history of American immigration

April 11, 2016
Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-
New York, NY : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016.
124 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
The beginnings: Germans, Irish, and Nativists -- The other Europe arrives: Italians, Jews, and Eastern Europeans -- The other shore: immigrants from Asia -- South of our border: Latin American immigrants -- Seeking safety and liberty: refugees -- This land is whose land?: from World War II into the twenty-first century.
American attitudes toward immigrants are paradoxical. This book explores the way government policy and popular responses to immigrant groups evolved throughout U.S. history, particularly between 1800 and 1965. The book concludes with a summary of events up to contemporary times, as immigration again becomes a hot-button issue.

Women in blue : 16 brave officers, forensics experts, police chiefs, and more

April 11, 2016
Mullenbach, Cheryl, author.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2016]
ix, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Attack on Titan

April 8, 2016
Isayama, Hajime, 1986-, author, artist.
New York, N.Y. : Kodansha Comics, 2012-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2010 by Kodansha Ltd.
v. 1. The desperate battle begins! -- v. 2. Birth of a monster -- v. 3. Traitor -- v. 4. Humanity pushes back! -- v. 5. Can you go home again? -- v. 6. Titan on the hunt -- v. 7. Turning on their own -- v. 8. Blood on his hands -- v. 9. Humanity's worst nightmare -- v. 10. Fortress of blood -- v. 11. Do you think this world has a future? -- v. 12. The chase is on -- v. 13. No safe place left -- v. 14. Erwin's greatest gamble -- v. 15. Fugitives and prisoners -- v. 16. His father's sins -- v. 17. Escape from King Titan -- v. 18 . Ave Maria

Disease in history

April 6, 2016
Leone, Bruno, 1939-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2016.
104 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
Do infectious diseases impact upon history? -- Plague and the fall of the Roman Empire -- Plague and the end of the Middle Ages -- The beginnings of "germ theory" -- Will infectious diseases be conquered?
Looks at the history of infectious disease, covering plagues around the world and how germ theory changed the way sick people were treated.


April 6, 2016
Nardo, Don, 1947- author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2016]
80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm.
Growing up in Rome's shadow -- Securing powerful allies -- Proving herself an effective ruler -- Challenging the might of Rome -- Creating a legend for the ages.

John F. Kennedy's Presidency

April 6, 2016
Rowell, Rebecca, author.
© 2016
104 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Introduction -- A furture president -- The Soviet Union and Vietnam -- A divided Germany -- Relations with Cuba -- The space race -- A new frontier -- Civil rights -- Loss and legacy.

#OOTD (outfit of the day) sew & style : make your dream wardrobe with Angela

April 6, 2016
Lan, Angela, author.
Lafayette, CA : Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, Inc., [2016]
127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm + 2 sheets of patterns (90 x 36 cm, folded to 25 x17cm.)
Includes index.
The basics -- The details that matter -- Sewing to fit you -- Design it -- More projects and inspiration.
"This book is written to teach 12-16-year-old girls how to sew garments for themselves. It is a very thorough resource that includes information and techniques (divided into 4 skill-building instructional chapters) for how to make clothes that have a professional store-bought look; also includes choosing the perfect fabric and how to modify patterns to design your own clothes. Each chapter includes a project at the end to use the techniques learned in that chapter.

How to like yourself : a teen's guide to quieting your inner critic and building lasting self-esteem

April 5, 2016
Bradshaw, Cheryl, author.
Oakland, CA : Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2016]
vi, 200 pages ; 21 cm.
Welcome ! -- Part 1: The Past -- 1. The Most Important Relationship You Will Ever Have -- 2. The Mystery of Forgiveness -- 3. Personal Yield Theory: You're You for Good Reasons -- 4. Forgiveness: Once You Know Better, You Can Do Better -- 5. Accepting Yourself -- Part 2: The Present -- 6. From Past to Present -- 7. Confident Versus Conceited: The Lies We Believe -- 8. Confidence Forever -- 9. Your Inner Critic Know-It-All (ICK!) -- 10. The Epic Battle of the ICK -- 11. Thought Traps -- 12. The Tiny Grain of Truth -- 13. Your True Inner Voice -- 14. The Epic Battle of the ICK: Starring You -- 15. Labels Are for Soup Cans -- 16. Daily Facets of You: You're a Prism -- 17. The 80-20 Rule -- Part 3: The Future -- 18. Who Do You Want to Be? -- 19. Steps to Your True Self -- 20. Vulnerability 101 -- 21. Romantic Relationships -- 22. How to Be Okay with Rejection -- 23. How to Be Yourself in a Relationship -- Wrapping Up -- References.
"Don’t let your inner critic get in the way of being confident! How to Like Yourself offers a quirky, inspiring, and practical guide to help you overcome feelings of self-criticism, improve self-esteem, and be the true star in your life,"


April 4, 2016
Kubo, Tite.
San Francisco, CA : Viz, [2004]-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2001 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.

Fairy tail

April 4, 2016
Mashima, Hiro, 1977-
|3v. 13- : New York : Kodansha Comics.
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2006 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

The Batman adventures

April 4, 2016
Puckett, Kelley. author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2014]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form in the Batman Adventures.

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