New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

August 16, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Attack on Titan

August 15, 2014
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
For the past century, what's left of mankind has hidden in a giant, three-walled city, trapped in fear of the bizarre, giant humanoids known as the Titans. Little is known about where they came from or why they are bent on consuming human-kind, but the sudden appearance of an enormous Titan is about change everything.

No. 6

August 15, 2014
Asano, Atsuko, author.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2013]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2011 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
After sheltering an injured boy from a typhoon, gifted ecology student Shion finds his life thrown into chaos as he begins to discover the appalling secrets behind the superficial perfection of No. 6, the computerized metropolis he calls home.


August 15, 2014
Hattori, Mitsuru, 1977- artist, author.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2013]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right-to-left format.
First published in Japan in 2010 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
After secretly creating a resurrection potion from hydrangea leaves for his beloved deceased cat, Bābu, zombie-obsessed high school student Chihiro Furuya decides to test his creation on Sanka Rea, a popular classmate and local heiress.

Oh my goddess!

August 13, 2014
Fujishima, Kōsuke.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, c2002-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 21 cm.
Translators and artists vary.
Manga fantasy/humor.

The Flash

August 13, 2014
Manapul, Francis.
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Move forward -- v. 3. Gorilla warfare
Struck by a bolt of lightning and doused in chemicals, Central City Police scientist Barry Allen was transformed into the Fastest Man Alive. But there are some things even the Flash can't outrun. After years spent on the hunt for vengeance, one of the Flash's oldest friends has returned, with new enemies hot on his trail-- an unstoppable mob that seems to grow quicker than the Flash can stop them. In the supermax prison called Iron heights, the Flash's most dangerous enemy plans his escape, dreams of revenge, and prepares to put the Flash on ice for good-- driven by a personal grudge the Flash can't see coming. And deep within the Flash himself, incredible new powers are ready to be unleashed-- unforeseen, unexplored abilities fueled by the same Speed Force that makes the Flash run, and which could be his greatest weapon-- or worst nightmare.


August 13, 2014
Simone, Gail.
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Originally published in single magazine.
Batman created by Bob Kane.
v. 1. The darkest reflection -- v. 2. Knighfall descends -- v. 3. Death of the family
Mirror, the nightmare-inducing brute, is destroying the lives of Gotham City citizens seemingly at random. A new chapter in the riveting adventures of "Batgirl" continue in stunning fashion.

The Isobel journal

August 12, 2014
Harrop, Isobel, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Switch Press, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
First published: London : Hot Key Books, 2013.
Eighteen-year-old Isobel's narrative scrapbook uses mini-graphic novels, photographs, sketches, and captions to relate her witty observations about herself, friendship, and love.

Itty bitty Hellboy

August 12, 2014
Baltazar, Art, author, artist.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged): chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
"This volume collects Itty bitty Hellboy #1-#5"--Title page verso.
"Hellboy created by Mike Mignola"--Title page.

Fairy tail

August 8, 2014
Mashima, Hiro, 1977-
|3v. 13- : New York : Kodansha Comics.
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Del Rey manga.
v. 1. The wicked side of wizardry -- v. 2. The book of secrets -- v. 3. Musical murders -- v. 4. "S" is for screwup -- v. 5. Gray-out -- v. 6. Demon rising -- v. 7. Guild war -- v. 8. Ultimate duel -- v. 9. Fading wizard -- v. 11. When checkmate means death! -- v. 12. The doomsday weapon -- v. 13. The doomsday weapon -- v. 14. The demon's rebirth -- v. 15. A team of dragons -- v. 16. A team of dragons (cont.) -- v. 17. With the lights out, it's less dangerous? -- v. 18. Nirvana rising -- v. 19. Killed by zero -- v. 20. One shall stand! One shall fall! -- v. 21. A parallel world -- v. 22. A royal double-cross -- v. 23. Dragon slaying -- v. 24. Premonitions & promotions -- v. 25. This ain't the SAT! -- v. 26. Master against master -- v. 27. That's the spirit? -- v. 28. Knock on wood -- v. 29. Pawns vs. Grandmaster -- v. 30. The black dragon and the end of fairy tail -- v. 31. Back to square one -- v. 32. An old rivalry rekindled -- v. 33. Defeats and evil portents -- v. 34. Castle crashing -- v. 35. Dragon slayer deathmatch -- v. 36. A dragon king's gruesome coronation -- v. 37. A reckless rescue -- v. 38. And the winner is... v. 39. Return of the dragons -- v. 40. Dragons vs. wizards -- v. 41. Fairy tots

Transgender lives : complex stories, complex voices

August 7, 2014
Cronn-Mills, Kirstin, 1968-
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2015]
88 pages ; 24 cm

Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America

August 6, 2014
Freedman, Russell, author.
New York : Holiday House, [2014]
83 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
The day the teachers marched -- "White folks business" -- Selma's students lead the way -- "March, dammit!" -- Bloody Sunday -- Turnabout Tuesday -- A good day to be alive -- Because they marched.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Saturday night live : shaping TV comedy and american culture

August 4, 2014
Kaplan, Arie.
Minneapolis., MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2015]
64 pages : some color illustrations ; 24 cm

Up for sale : human trafficking and modern slavery

August 1, 2014
Behnke, Alison.
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Modern-day slavery -- Terrible toil -- Sex sells -- Stolen childhoods -- Taking action.

The green teen cookbook : recipes for all seasons--written by teens, for teens

August 1, 2014
San Francisco, CA : Zest Books, 2014.
143 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
A cookbook for beginners and for all those interested in pursuing an eco-friendly lifestyle, includes one hundred favorite recipes and tips for eating on a budget in a healthy and environmentally friendly way.

Batman, the dark knight

July 31, 2014
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
Batman created by Bob Kane.
v. 1. Knight terrors -- v. 2. Cycle of violence -- v. 3. Mad
Delving into the more supernatural and esoteric areas of Gotham City, the six-part storyline explores the horrific murder of one of Bruce Wayne's childhood friends . . . and the terrible ramifications the brutal crime has on Batman's life.

Batman Li'l Gotham

July 31, 2014
Nguyen, Dustin.
New York, N.Y. : DC Comics, c2014-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in magazine form and online.
Batman created by Bob Kane.
Tales of adventure through the holidays featuring favorite Gotham City characters.

Captain America : castaway in Dimension Z

July 31, 2014
Remender, Rick.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2014-
v. : chiefly col. ill ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine.
"Marvel now!"--Cover.
Arnim Zola's ambitions leave Captain America stranded in the upside-down territory known as Dimension Z. With no country and no allies, what's left for the Sentinel of Liberty to protect? Just the one thing that his foe values most...Zola's son! Steve has saved the boy's life, but can he keep him alive against the savage barbarians of Phrox - with the fate of a world hinging on his victory?

Inside The maze runner : the guide to the glade

July 31, 2014
Deets, Veronica.
New York : Delacorte Books for Young Readers, [2014]
121 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"The photo companion to The Maze Runner movie based on the New York Times bestselling series by James Dashner"-- Provided by publisher.

Bloom : a girl's guide to growing up gorgeous

July 31, 2014
New York, New York : Perigee, 2014.
148 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Planting the seeds -- The skin you're in -- Brilliant brows -- The 5-minute face for teens -- Angel eyes -- You're so cheeky -- Kiss and makeup -- The nasties -- Let's get interactive -- What to wear on your face -- Let's get real! -- Fresh grown.

Photos framed : a fresh look at the world's most memorable photographs

July 31, 2014
Thomson, Ruth, 1949- author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
61 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Includes index.
Explores some of the most famous photographs in history, including Stephen Dalton's "Ladybird Take-off," Charles C. Ebbets' "Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper," and Neil Leifer's "Muhammad Ali versus Sonny Liston."

Before you start banking

July 31, 2014
Williams, Ronald, 1981- author.
26 pages ; 22 cm
"Before you decide to acknowledge any financial contract with your signature, read this book first! You should be equipped with the correct knowledge to know that you are making a wise decision. This short book will provide you with insightful knowledge about financial decision-making, how banks earn money, and credit. Making sure that you understand the importance of sound financial decision-making will enhance your life in so many ways. It will be highly beneficial to you if you can learn about how financial institutions operate before you make any decisions."--Page [4] of cover.

Beyond texting : the fine art of face-to-face communication for teenagers

July 29, 2014
Fine, Debra, author.
xviii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Describes how to develop the ability to have in-person conversations, offering practical advice on balancing real-world and online relationships and gaining confidence to speak up in personal, educational, and professional atmospheres.

The graveyard book

July 24, 2014
Russell, P. Craig, author, artist.
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
v. <1> : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman.
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

Food allergies

July 23, 2014
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
116 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Perspectives on diseases and disorders"--Title page.
Understanding food allergies. An overview of food allergies / Liz Swain -- Food protein-induce enterocolitis syndrome / Allergies Sourcebook -- Managing food allergies / Cathy C. Ruff -- Immunotherapy: an experimental treatment that may help alleviate allergies / Elizabeth Landau -- Controversies about food allergies. Nut allergy is a life-threatening condition that needs to be taken seriously / Robert A. Wood -- IgG Allergy tests are not effective / Helen Branswell -- IgG allergy testing is an effective medical practice / Jason Bachewich -- Genetic engineering can produce less-allergenic food products / Food, Nutrition & Science from the Lempert Report -- Schools need to be safe and inclusive places for children with food allergies / Kelly Rudnicki -- Nothing to sneeze at: allergies may be good for you / Melinda Wenner Moyer -- Personal experiences with food allergies. An allergy doctor describes her experience as the mother of three food-allergic children / Sarah M. Boudreau-Romano -- Losing a child to food allergies / Paul and Catrina Vonder Meulen -- A mother puts her child's food-allergic condition in perspective / Kelley J.P. Lindberg.

Wolf children Ame & Yuki

July 22, 2014
Hosoda, Mamoru, author.
New York, NY : Yen Press, Hachette Book Group, 2014.
538 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan as Ōkami kodomo no Ame to Yuki in 2012 by Kadodawa Corporation.

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