New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

August 30, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

James Dashner

August 29, 2014
Wolny, Philip.
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2014.
112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Introduction -- Becoming an author -- Adventures in publishing -- A new "day job"?: full-time writer -- Inspiration and craft -- Looking forward.
Examines the life of the author of the Jimmy Fincher Saga, including his inspiration for the series, his rise to fame, and his future projects. --Publishers description.

Maggie Stiefvater

August 29, 2014
Staley, Erin.
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2014.
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Between the stacks -- Cookie dough and sweet tea -- Werewolves are the new vampires -- Telling lies for a living -- Hitting the road (in a '73 Camaro) -- Putting on the brakes -- Fact sheet on Maggie Stiefvater -- Fact sheet on Maggie Stiefvater's works -- Critical reviews -- Timeline.
"Examines the life and accomplishments of author Maggie Stiefvater, creator of the Shiver trilogy."--Publisher's description.

Rick Yancey

August 29, 2014
McCormick, Lisa Wade, 1961-
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2014.
112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Chasing his writing dream -- An unlikely hero -- Chasing monsters -- The next wave of writing -- Fact sheet on Rick Yancey -- Fact sheet on Rick Yancey's works -- Critical reviews -- Timeline.

Sarah Dessen

August 29, 2014
Hagler, Gina.
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2014.
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Birth to college -- Becoming a novelist -- A best seller -- More books follow -- Balancing home and work -- Fact sheet on Sarah Dessen -- Fact sheet on Sarah Dessen's works -- Critical reviews -- Timeline.
"Examines the life and accomplishments of the young adult author, detailing her early years, sources of inspiration, and interests outside of writing."--Publisher's description.


August 27, 2014
Waid, Mark, 1962-
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.

Green Lantern, new guardians

August 27, 2014
Bedard, Tony.
New York : DC Comics, c2012.
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. The ring bearer -- v. 2. Beyond hope -- v. 4. Gods and monsters

G.I. Joe, America's elite : disavowed

August 22, 2014
Casey, Joe.
San Diego, California : IDW, c2013-
v. : chielfy col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published by Devil's Due in 2006.

Batman Incorporated

August 22, 2014
Morrison, Grant.
New York : DC Comics, c2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
Batman created by Bob Kane.
v. 1. Demon star -- v. 2. Gotham's most wanted
The battle between Batman Incorporated and Talia al Ghul's Leviathan comes to Gotham, putting Robin and Batman's son Damian in the crosshairs.

One death, nine stories

August 22, 2014
153 pages ; 22 cm
Down below / Rita Williams-Garcia -- Initiation / Ellen Hopkins -- Just once / A.S. King -- The next next level / Torrey Maldonado -- Running man / Charles R. Smith Jr. -- Making up the dead / Nora Raleigh Baskin -- Two-a-days / Chris Barton -- I have a gun / Will Weaver -- Connections / Marina Budhos.
How could one teenage boy's life elicit other kids' first experiences -- even after he dies?. Kev's the first kid their age to die. And now, even though he's dead, he's not really gone. Even now his choices are touching the people he left behind. Ellen Hopkins reveals what two altar boys (and one altar girl) might get up to at the cemetery. Rita Williams-Garcia follows one aimless teen as he finds a new life in his new job -- at the mortuary. Will Weaver turns a lens on Kevin's sister as she collects his surprising effects -- and makes good use of them. Here, in nine stories, we meet people who didn't know Kevin, friends from his childhood, his ex-girlfriend, his best friend, all dealing with the fallout of his death. Being a teenager is a time for all kinds of firsts -- first jobs, first loves, first good-byes, firsts that break your heart and awaken your soul. It's an initiation of sorts, and it can be brutal. But on the other side of it is the rest of your life.


August 22, 2014
Telgemeier, Raina, author, illustrator.
New York : Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic, 2014.
197 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 cm
Three weeks. Two sisters. One car. A true story.

The adventures of Superhero Girl

August 22, 2014
Hicks, Faith Erin.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2013.
106 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 18 x 27 cm.
What if you can leap tall buildings and defeat alien monsters with your bare hands, but you buy your capes at secondhand stores and have a weakness for kittens? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks brings charming humor to the trials and tribulations of a young, female superhero, battling monsters both supernatural and mundane in an all-too-ordinary world.

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.

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