New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

October 9, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Captain Marvel

October 8, 2015
DeConnick, Kelly Sue, author.
New York : Marvel, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Higher, further, faster, more -- v. 2. Stay fly -- v. 3. Alis volat propriis
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.

Life in Nazi Germany

October 8, 2015
Marcovitz, Hal, author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2015]
96 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
The power of propaganda -- The police state -- Jewish life in German cities -- To be young in Nazi Germany -- Life on the home front.

The history of nursing

October 8, 2015
Craig, Lizabeth.
Detroit, MI : Lucent Books, [2014]
104 pages : illustrations (somr color) ; 24 cm.
Important dates in the history of nursing -- The finest art -- A religious calling -- The Nightingale revolution -- Nursing becomes a profession -- Nurses at war -- Nursing in the twentieth century -- Challenges for the future.
This book follows the history of nursing from unorganized volunteers to the highly skilled profession of today. It also addresses the involvement of nurses in wartime and the challengs that the profession is currently facing.

Ms. Figgy's garment school for girls : learn to sew 15 classic pieces--tweens and teens, sizes 10/16

October 6, 2015
Figueroa, Shelly.
Lafayette, California : C&T Publishing, 2015.
111 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm

Prison Island : a graphic memoir

October 6, 2015
Frakes, C.
San Francisco, CA : Zest Books, c2015.
187 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
McNeil Island in Washington state was the home of the last prison island in the United States, accessible only by air or sea. It was also home to about fifty families, including Colleen Frake’s. Her parents—like nearly everyone else on the island—both worked in the prison, where her father was the prison’s captain and her mother worked in security. In this engaging graphic memoir, a Xeric and Ignatz Award-winning comics artist, Colleen Frakes, tells the story of a typical girl growing up in atypical circumstances.

The amazing Spider-Man

October 5, 2015
Slott, Dan.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. The Parker luck -- v. 1.1. Learning to crawl -- v. 2. Spider-verse prelude -- v. 3. Spider-verse -- v. 4. Graveyard shift -- v. 5. Spiral

Batman eternal

October 5, 2015
Snyder, Scott, author.
New York : DC Comics, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
In the wake of Forever Evil, the world looks at heroes in a different light, creating tension between Batman and his allies and the Gotham City Police Department. When a gang war breaks out and new villains arise, it's up to the Dark Knight, Batgirl, and more to turn the tides as best as they can⁻but will the GCPD be a help or a hinderance?

Rhythm ride : a road trip through the Motown sound

October 1, 2015
Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015.
166 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
A greeting from the groove -- Motor City -- Handsome dazzler -- Got a job -- Dreaming big for eight hundred dollars -- The Motown family -- My mama told me -- Factory rhythm -- The C circuit -- Miss Manners -- Cholly's moves -- Dancing in the streets -- Wonder kid -- The funk brothers -- Ugly sightseeing -- Sunshine on a cloudy day -- The sound of young America -- Singing Supreme -- Family drama -- What's going on -- TCB, ABC, 1-2-3-4-5 -- New directions -- The groove goes on.
"A narrative history of the Motown music label covering the historical context, personalities, and ongoing legacy of the 'sound of young America'"-- Provided by publisher.

The inker's shadow

September 29, 2015
Say, Allen, author.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2015.
79 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
A follow-up to Drawing From Memory recounts the author's coming-of-age at a military academy, where he endured harsh racism before embarking on a journey to discover himself as a Japanese-American artist.

Color me creative : unlock your imagination

September 28, 2015
Webb, Kristina.
224 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"From Instagram sensation Kristina Webb (@colour_me_creative) comes a completely original and unique book to inspire and unlock your creativity. Color Me Creative gives readers a firsthand look into Kristina's personal life, including her exotic upbringing and the inspirational story of how, at nineteen years old, she has become one of the most popular artists of her generation, with a following in the millions. Readers can then go on their own journey by completing the fifty creative, art-inspired challenges designed by Kristina herself. This is the perfect gift not only for artists but for anyone wanting to awaken their inner creative. Featuring Kristina's beautiful custom art throughout, Color Me Creative will help readers escape the ordinary and unlock their imagination. This book offers readers the chance to download the free Unbound app to access interactive features and bonus videos by scanning the customized icon that appears throughout the book, including never-before-seen home videos and videos of Kristina drawing."--Provided by publisher.

Terrible lizard

September 28, 2015
Bunn, Cullen, author.
Portland, OR : Oni Press, 2015.
125 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published as issues 1-5 of the One Press comic series Terrible Lizard."--Title page verso.
When the scientists of Cosmos Labs punch a hole through time and space, they pull a ferocious dinosaur into the present. The creature imprints on teenage Jessica, proving to be more mischievous than vicious. But he is not alone. Strangely mutated prehistoric monsters begin appearing everywhere! When "Temporal displacement" means "mutant creatures attacking the world while the military is trying to kill you," what's a girl and her monster-fighting dinosaur supposed to do?


September 25, 2015
Kishimoto, Masashi, 1974-
San Francisco, CA : Viz, c2003-2015.
72 v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Some vols. have: Shonen Jump Manga ed.
First published in Japan in 1999 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.

G.I. Joe : a real American hero

September 25, 2015
Hama, Larry.
San Diego, CA : IDW Pub., c2011-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Artists vary between volumes.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's

September 25, 2015
Hikokubo, Masahiro.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, 2011-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Shonen Jump manga.
Based on the TV series Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's.
Yusei Fudo and his friend Sect participate in the New Domino City Turbo Duel, meet the urban legend, Skeleton Knight, and are the target for Jack Atlas' sinister plans.


September 25, 2015
Snyder, Scott.
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
"Batman created by Bob Kane."
v. 1. The court of owls -- v. 2. The city of owls -- v. 3. Death of the family -- v. 4. Zero year : secret city -- v. 5. Zero year : dark city -- v. 6. Graveyard shift


September 25, 2015
Murakami, Masahiko, 1958- author.
Santa Monica, CA : Middleway Press, [2015]
271 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
In 13th-century Japan, disease, famine, violence, and natural disasters plague society. Samurai lords, blinded by power, shirk any responsibility to protect the citizenry. Religious leaders care more about currying favor with the powerful than helping common people find hope and a positive way to deal with their suffering. But one unknown Buddhist monk dares to speak the truth to power: Nichiren remonstrates with the authorities. He insists that all human life is precious and that the government needs to change its ways and become of service to the people. He criticizes the established religions as being merely pawns of the state, who teach ideas that only further the people's sense of powerlessness. The true purpose of Buddhism, he asserts, is to teach people a way to empower themselves, challenge their destiny, and experience happiness in this life. Based on actual events, this exciting comic touches on major milestones in Nichiren's life interwoven with basic Buddhist principles. This real-life adventure story will captivate readers as it illustrates the life of one courageous human being who stopped at nothing to bring happiness to the people and peace to the land.

Breakaway : beyonf the goal

September 24, 2015
Morgan, Alex (Alexandra Patricia), 1989-
New York : SSBFYR, [2015]
xiv, 289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
The Olympic gold medal-winning soccer player details her path to success, from her childhood in California to her time on the United States' National team.

Three more words

September 24, 2015
Rhodes-Courter, Ashley, 1985- author.
New York : Atheneum, [2015]
290 pages, 12 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Sequel to: Three little words.
"Rhodes-Courter expands on life beyond the foster care system, the joys and heartbreak with a family she's created, and her efforts to make peace with her past"

Buffy the vampire slayer. Season 10

September 22, 2015
Milwaukie, Oregon : Dark Horse Comics, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. New rules -- v. 2. I wish -- v. 3. Love dares you
Buffy and her pals are shocked to discover a new kind of vampire: harder kill, able to transform and walk in the light of day. If that weren't enough, the rules of magic are literally being rewritten.

Symphony for the city of the dead : Dmitri Shostakovich and the siege of Leningrad

September 22, 2015
Anderson, M. T, author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
456 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
An account of the Siege of Leningrad reveals the role played by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich and his Leningrad Symphony in rallying and commemorating their fellow citizens.

Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam War

September 21, 2015
Sheinkin, Steve.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015.
370 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Prologue: Feasibility Study -- Part I. Insider -- Part II. Secrets and Lies -- Part III. Outsider -- Epilogue: History Repeats.
"The story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War"-- Provided by publisher.

Taking aim : power and pain, teens and guns

September 16, 2015
New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
345 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Introduction / Michael Cart -- Prologue, a culture of guns... with comments from sons / Marc Aronson, Will Weaver, Chris Crutcher -- Roach / Walter Dean Myers -- Embraced by raven arms / Tim Wynne-Jones -- Shoot / Gregory Galloway -- Bodyguard, a fable / Ron Koertge -- Fight or flight / Alex Flinn -- Certified deactivated / Chris Lynch -- Love packs heat / Eric Shanower -- Dragon / Francesca Lia Block -- Babysitters / Jenny Hubbard -- Battle of Elphinloan / Elizabeth Wein -- Dark hobby / Edward Averett -- Gunslinger / Peter Johnson -- Heartbreak / Joyce Carol Oates.
"This anthology of stories from acclaimed young adult authors examines the thought-provoking issues of gun violence, gun control, and gun ownership"-- Provided by publisher.

Rywka's diary : the writings of a Jewish girl from the Lodz Ghetto, found at Auschwitz in 1945 and published seventy years later

September 15, 2015
Lipszyc, Rywka, 1929- author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
xii, 227 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
Original title: The diary of Rywka Lipszyc.
"Originally published by Jewish Family and Children Services of San Francisco."

Speak a word for freedom : women against slavery

September 14, 2015
Willen, Janet, author.
vii, 205 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Elizabeth Freeman: "To stand one minute on God's green earth a free woman" -- Elizabeth Heyrick: "No middle way -- Ellen Craft: "I had much rather starve in England, a free woman" -- Harriet Tubman: "I was free, an' they should be free" -- Harriet Beecher Stowe: "I will write something, I will if I live" -- Frances Anne Kemble: "So grievous a sin against humanity" -- Alice Seeley Harris: "They are women as you and I are" -- Kathleen Simon: "To wipe the dark stain of slavery from the face of the world" -- Fredericka Martin: "We have a lot of social problems here" -- Timea Nagy: "Everyone is worth it" -- Micheline Slattery: "The best way to remove shame is to expose the shame" -- Hadijatou Mani: "I was sold like a goat" -- Sheila Roseau: "Little by little fills a basket" -- Nina Smith: The eyes and ears of the buyer" -- Afterword: "The sensitive nature of woman."
From the early days of the antislavery movement, when political action by women was frowned upon, British and American women were tireless and uncompromising campaigners. Without their efforts, emancipation would have taken much longer. And the commitment of today's women, who fight against human trafficking and child slavery, descends directly from that of the early female activists. Speak a Word for Freedom: Women against Slavery tells the story of fourteen of these women.

Batman beyond 2.0

September 11, 2015
Higgins, Kyle, 1985- author.
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Rewired -- v. 2. Justice lords beyond -- v. 3. Mark of the Phantasm
Batman Beyond 2.0 launches with a new direction for Terry McGinnis! Commissioner Barbara Gordon enlists Terry's help while investigating the death of Neo-Gotham's Mayor, which took place inside the new Arkham Institute. Was it really only a heart attack? Or was one of Arkham's infamous inmates responsible?

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