New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

October 22, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Nisekoi = False love

October 21, 2014
Komi, Naoshi, author, artist.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2014-]
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2011 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.
v. 1. The promise -- v. 2. Zawsze in love -- v. 3. What's in a name? -- v. 4. Making sure -- v. 5. Typhoon
In order to keep the peace between their feuding gang families, Japanese high school students Raku Ichijou and Chioge Kirisaki agree to pretend they are in a romantic relationship.

Captain Marvel

October 21, 2014
DeConnick, Kelly Sue, author.
New York : Marvel, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Higher, further, faster, more
Hero! Pilot! Avenger! Captain Marvel, Earth's mightiest hero with an attitude to match, is launching headfirst into an all-new adventure! As Carol Danvers comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance, she makes a dramatic decision that will alter the course of her life, and the entire Marvel Universe.

Escape from Tibet : a true story

October 21, 2014
Gray, Nick, author.
Toronto, Ontario : Annick Press, 2014.
154 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.

Vampire knight

October 20, 2014
Hino, Matsuri.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, c2007-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Shojo beat manga.
"First published in Japan in 2005 by Hakusensha, Inc., Tokyo"--Colophon.

What is the future of alternative energy cars?

October 20, 2014
Bjornlund, Lydia, 1961-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2014]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Are alternative energy cars affordable? -- Are alternative energy cars viable? -- Do alternative energy cars benefit the environment? -- Should the government play a role in encouraging the development and use of -- Alternative energy cars?.

Guardians of the galaxy

October 17, 2014
Bendis, Brian Michael.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Cosmic avengers -- v. 2. Angela

Ghost walls : the story of a 17th-century colonial homestead

October 17, 2014
Walker, Sally M.
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2014]
136 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm

No. 6

October 16, 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.


October 16, 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.

The movement

October 16, 2014
Simone, Gail, author.
New York : DC Comics, [2014]-
volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Class warfare

In real life

October 16, 2014
Doctorow, Cory, author.
New York : First Second, 2014.
xii, 175 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
Adapted from Anda's game by Cory Doctorow.
Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role playing game that she spends most of her free time on. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, and make friends. But things become a lot more complicated when Anda befriends a gold farmer -- a poor Chinese kid whose avatar in the game illegally collects valuable objects and then sells them to players from developed countries with money to burn. This behavior is strictly against the rules in Coarsegold, but Anda soon comes to realize that questions of right and wrong are a lot less straightforward when a real person's real livelihood is at stake.

On two feet and wings : one boy's amazing story of survival

October 15, 2014
Kazerooni, Abbas, author.
New York : Skyscape, [2014]
238 pages ; 22 cm
First published as: Little man.
Recounts the author's experiences fleeing Iran as a young boy during the Iran-Iraq war, and making his way on his own in the unfamiliar city of Istanbul in hopes of attaining a visa in England.

Thinking critically. Renewable energy

October 14, 2014
Allen, John, 1957-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2014]
80 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Pro-and-con arguments on the issue of renewable energy resources.

Thinking critically : illegal immigration

October 14, 2014
Szumski, Bonnie, 1958-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2014].
80 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
How does illegal immigration affect the economy? -- How does illegal immigration impact America's safety and security? -- Should illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship? -- How should illegal immigration laws be enforced?.

Stories of my life

October 13, 2014
Paterson, Katherine, author.
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
xvi, 299 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 24 cm
"From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children's books"

Taking flight : from war orphan to star ballerina

October 13, 2014
DePrince, Michaela, author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
249 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates ; color illustrations ; 22 cm
Michaela DePrince lived the first few years of her live in war-torn Sierra Leone until she was adopted by an American Family. Now seventeen, she is one of the premiere ballerinas in the United States.

Laughing at my nightmare

October 13, 2014
Burcaw, Shane, author.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"With acerbic wit ... Shane Burcaw describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a 'you-only-live-once' perspective on life. While he does talk about everyday issues that are relatable to teens, he also offers an eye-opening perspective on what it is like to have a life-threatening disease"-- Provided by publisher.

Strike! : the farm workers' fight for their rights

October 13, 2014
Brimner, Larry Dane.
Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek Books, c2014.
172 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
A history of Cesar Chavez and the farm workers movement.

Prom ever after

October 10, 2014
299 pages ; 21 cm
Haute date / Dona Sarkar -- Save the last dance / Caridad Ferrer -- Prom and circumstance / Deidre Berry.
Prom night is finally here. Three girls will find that the biggest night of high school can also be the most surprising.

My true love gave to me : twelve holiday stories

October 10, 2014
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014.
321 pages ; 22 cm
"If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers, edited by the international bestselling Stephanie Perkins. Whether you enjoy celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah, Winter Solstice or New Years, there's something here for everyone. So curl up by the fireplace and get cozy. You have twelve reasons this season to stay indoors and fall in love"-- Provided by publisher.

The graveyard book

October 7, 2014
Russell, P. Craig, author, artist.
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
2 volumes : 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.

Daisy to the rescue : true stories of daring dogs, paramedic parrots, and other animal heroes

October 7, 2014
Campbell, Jeff, author.
San Francisco, CA : Zest Books, [2014]
336 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Collects over fifty true stories of heroic animals rescuing people, including a pot-bellied pig, parrot, dolphin, and half-breed wolf, with current scientific research about the human-animal bond.

Birds of prey

October 3, 2014
Swierczynski, Duane.
New York, NY : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Trouble in mind -- v. 2. Your kiss might kill -- v. 3. A clash of daggers -- v. 4. The cruelest cut

Green Lantern

October 3, 2014
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
Washed-out pilot Hal Jordan is given a chance at redemption, but the helping hand is offered by arch-villain Sinestro, and the task asked of Hal is suicidal: he is to rescue the rogue Lantern's home planet from a murderous band assembled by Sinestro himself!


October 3, 2014
Pérez, George, 1954-
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. What price tomorrow -- v. 2. Secrets and lies -- v. 3. Fury at world's end
A new alien menace has arrived in Metropolis, bringing with it death, destruction, and a mysterious connection to Krypton and to Superman. Is Superman somehow responsible for this new threat? And what is the meaning of his strange and terrifying transformation?

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