New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

July 17, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The infinity war

July 16, 2018
Starlin, Jim.
New York : Marvel, 2006.
400 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Contains material originally published in magazine form as Infinity war, #1-6.; Marvel Comics presents #108-111 and Warlock and the Infinisty watch #7-10."
"After Adam Warlock's return in Infinity Gauntlet, his worse half the Magus wasn't far behind. The struggle for power over the universe continues when a stockpile of evil twins overwhelm the Fantastic Four, Avengers, X-Men, New Warriors, Alpha Flight and more. Will the universe be saved, destroyed or both?"--Publisher's description.

Spill zone

July 11, 2018
Westerfeld, Scott, author.
New York : First Second Books, 2017-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
v. 1. Spill zone -- v. 2. The broken vow

Doing it!

July 11, 2018
Witton, Hannah, author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Fire, [2018]
xiii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Originally published in 2017 in Great Britain by Wren & Rook."
Healthy relationships -- Virginity -- Four generations of Witton Family sex ed -- LGBTQ+ -- Consent -- Masturbation -- Porn -- Bodies & body image -- Sexual pleasure -- Contraception -- STIs -- Sexting -- Sex shaming -- Conclusion.

Tupac Shakur : hip-hop idol

July 11, 2018
Golus, Carrie, 1969-
Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2011.
112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
How long will they mourn me? -- A young talent -- The jungle -- A thug's life -- From prison to death row -- Tomorrow is not promised -- Resurrection.
Presents a brief biography of actor and rapper Tupac Shakur, discussing his life, career, and achievements.

Spider-Man : Miles Morales

July 10, 2018
Bendis, Brian Michael, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Contains Spider-Man #1-5 -- v. 2. Contains Spider-Man #6-11 -- v. 3. Contains Spider-man #15-21 -- v. 4. Contains Spider-man #234-240

Bringing back our deserts

July 10, 2018
MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author.
112 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 25 cm.

Go for it, Nakamura!

July 10, 2018
[Los Angeles, CA] : Seven Seas Entertainment, 2018.
188 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2017 by Akaneshinsha, Tokyo.

Growing up in Iran

July 10, 2018
Sheen, Barbara, author.
San Diego, CA : Reference Point Press, 2018.
80 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
A complex nation -- Home and family -- Education and work -- Social life -- Religious influences.
Iran is a complex, multi-faceted country. Iranian youngsters grow up in a culturally rich nation where politics and religion are intertwined, and where certain personal freedoms are restricted. Featured is an overview of the country, as well as insights into how Iran s youth experience home and family, education and work, social life, and more.

Science and sustainable agriculture

July 10, 2018
Netzley, Patricia D., author.
80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Science and the sustainability movement -- Promoting biodiversity -- Fighting pests -- Livestock practices -- Sustainable agriculture and climate.
Sustainable agriculture is essential to meeting the future food needs of a growing global population while also keeping the planet healthy. Toward that end, scientists are working to develop new tools and technologies for combatting pests, promoting biodiversity, and enhancing other sustainable agricultural practices.

Science and sustainable construction

July 10, 2018
Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
History of sustainable construction -- Using energy efficiently -- Building with sustainable materials -- Improving indoor air quality -- Using water efficiently.
Sustainable construction is an important part of protecting human health and the natural environment by considering each building project s long-term impact on the environment, community and economy. Toward that end, scientists are working to develop new tools and technologies for using energy and water efficiently, building with sustainable materials, and improving indoor air quality.

Science and sustainable wildlife habitats

July 10, 2018
Parks, Peggy J., 1951- author.
80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Science to the rescue -- Feeding the world, conserving the wild -- Conservation-minded development -- How climate change threatens habitats
Wildlife habitats represent the physical environment where animals live and can to find the necessities of life, such as food, water, shelter, and space to raise their young. These habitats are found all over the world, from lush tropical rainforests to oceans, freshwater lakes, wetlands, grasslands, mountains, and polar regions. Wherever they are located, scientists are dedicated to preserving and protecting them.

Stephen McCranie's Space Boy. Volume 1

July 5, 2018
McCranie, Stephen, 1987- author, artist.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2018.
243 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 cm
"This book collects Space Boy episodes 1-16 previously published online at"--Title page verso.
Amy lives on a colony in deep space, but when her father loses his job the family moves back to Earth, where she has to adapt to heavier gravity, a new school, and a strange boy with no flavor.

The unbeatable Squirrel Girl

July 3, 2018
North, Ryan, 1980- author.
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Squirrel power -- v. 2. Squirrel you know it's true -- v. 3. Squirrel, you really got me now -- v. 4. I kissed a squirrel and I liked it -- v. 5. Like I'm the only squirrel in the world -- v. 6. Who run the world? Squirrels -- v. 7. I've been waiting for a squirrel like you -- v. 8. My best friend's squirrel

The Vietnam War

July 3, 2018
Diggs, Barbara, author.
120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm.
In The Vietnam War, kids ages 12 to 15 explore the global conditions and history that gave rise to the Vietnam War, the reasons why the United States became increasingly embroiled in the conflict, and the varied causes of its shocking defeat. As readers learn about how the fear of the spread of communism spurred the United States to enter a war that was erupting on the other side of the world, they find themselves immersed in the mood and mindset of the Vietnam Era.

Aron's absurd armada

July 2, 2018
Kim, MiSun, author, artist.
New York : Yen Press, 2012-2014
3 volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 cm
First published in Korea in 2010, 2011 by Daewon C.I.
Follows the adventures of nobleman Aron Cornwall, who decides on a whim to become a pirate, and his ship of colorful characters, including his manservant Robin and stowaway Ronnie, a girl genius who dresses like a boy.

Invincible, ultimate collection

June 29, 2018
Kirkman, Robert.
Berkeley, Calif. : Image Comics, c2008-
volumes : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Invincible #1-13 -- v. 2. Invincible #14-24, #0 and Image comics summer special #1 -- v. 3. Invincible #25-35 and The pact #4 -- v. 4. Invincible #36-47 -- v. 5. Invincible #48-59 and The astounding Wolf-Man #11 -- v. 6. Invincible #60-70 and Invincible returns #1 -- v. 7. Invincible #71-84 -- v. 8. Invincible #85-96 -- v. 9. Invincible #97-108 -- v. 10. Invincible #109-120 -- v. 11 Invincible #121-132 -- v. 12. Invincible #133-144

Giant spider & me : a post-apocalyptic tale

June 29, 2018
Morino, Kikori, author.
[Los Angeles, CA] : Seven Seas Entertainment, 2018-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2016 by MAG Garden Corporation, Tokyo.
A young girl named Nagi and a giant spider make an unusual pair in this post-apocalyptic story, but living in the mountains is lonely, and they've managed to find each other. Join them in their strangely sweet domestic bliss as they spend their days sharing tea and throwing picnics, proving that love (and delicious food) can bring together even the most unlikely of friends.

A thousand beginnings and endings : 15 retellings of Asian myths and legends

June 28, 2018
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
328 pages ; 22 cm
Forbidden fruit (Filipino) / by Roshani Chokshi -- Olivia's table (Chinese) / by Alyssa Wong -- Steel skin (Hmong) / by Lori M. Lee -- Still star-crossed (Punjabi) / by Sona Charaipotra -- Counting the vermillion beads (Vietnamese) / by Aliette De Bodard -- The Land of the Morning Calm (Korean) / by E. C. Myers -- The smile (South Asian) / by Aisha Saeed -- Girls who twirl and other dangers (Gujarati) / by Preeti Chhibber -- Nothing into all (Korean) / by Renee Ahdieh -- Spear carrier (South Asian) / by Rahul Kanakia -- Code of honor (Filipino) / by Melissa De La Cruz -- Bullet, butterfly (Chinese) / by Elsie Chapman -- Daughter of the Sun (South Asian) / by Shveta Thakrar -- The Crimson cloak (Chinese) / by Cindy Pon -- Eyes like candlelight (Japanese) / by Julie Kagawa.
Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge.

Amazing Spider-man : Family business

June 28, 2018
Waid, Mark, 1962
New York, NY : Marvel Comics , 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Someone has Spider-man in their crosshairs and the only person in the Marvel Universe who can save him is ...Peter Parker's sister ?!

Unsinkable : from Russian orphan to Paralympic swimming world champion

June 26, 2018
Long, Jessica Tatiana, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
The moment I won my first Gold -- The moment I became a Long -- The moment I learned to walk with prostheses -- The moment I discovered water -- The moment I was surrounded by people like me -- The moment I became a professional athlete -- The moment I won an ESPY -- The moment I failed -- The moment I claimed my independence -- The moment I first spoke to a crowd -- The moment I first modeled -- The moment I fell in love with swimming all over again -- The moment I lost my confidence -- The moment I found peace -- The moment I returned home -- The moment I returned to Russia -- The moment I met my Russian family -- The moment I finally won Gold in Rio -- The moment I accepted me.
The champion Paralympic swimmer, born in Russia with a condition that would result in the amputation of both legs below her knee, presents a photographic memoir of the life-changing moments that helped shape who she is today.

Alien encounters in Angel Grove

June 26, 2018
Cooper, Gabriel P.
New York, New York : Penguin Young Readers Licenses, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018].
224 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.

G.I. Joe : a real American hero

June 25, 2018
Hama, Larry.
San Diego, CA : IDW Pub., c2011-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Artists vary between volumes.

The amazing Spider-Man. Worldwide.

June 25, 2018
Slott, Dan, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in single magazine form.
Artist vary between volumes.
v. 1. Collects Amazing Spider-man #1-5 -- v. 2. Collects Amazing Spider-man #6-11 -- v. 3. Collects Amazing Spider-man #1 and #12-15 and amazing Spider-man Annual (1964) #19 -- v. 4. Collects Amazing Spider-man #16-19 and Free comic book day 2016 (Captain America) #1 -- v. 5. Collects Amazing Spider-man #20-24 and Annual #1 -- v. 6. Collects Amazing Spider-man (2015) #25-28 -- v. 7. Collects Amazing Spider-man #29-32 and #789-791 -- v. 8. Collects Amazing Spider-man #794-796 and Annual #42 and Amazing Spider-man #25

Queen City creates : poetry and art from Cincinnati teens

June 25, 2018
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : [Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, TeenSpot], [2018]
44 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
The content is from the 2017 Teen Drawing Contest and the 2018 Teen Poetry Contest, both sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


June 22, 2018
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.

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