New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

October 21, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Making it right : building peace, settling conflict

October 20, 2016
Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.
Toronto : Annick Press, 2016.
134 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Justice 101 -- Bullies, brains, & chimps -- Young and in trouble -- On the road to reconciliation -- Healing after war -- Creating hope for the future -- Conclusion: a healing journey.
"What if there were no prisons? Alternative approaches to dealing with crime are underway around the world to explore how victims, offenders, and communities can heal rifts and repair damage. It's often called restorative justice. It's a way to think about the deeper reasons behind crimes, and suggests that by building more caring communities, it's possible to change our societies--and ourselves"

Branded a baby killer : the story of Tammy Marquardt

October 19, 2016
D'Costa, Jasmine Anita Yvette, author.
Toronto : James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers, 2015.
117 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Super Pro K.O.!

October 18, 2016
Williams, Jarrett, 1984- author, illustrator.
Portland, OR : Oni Press, 2010-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
v. 1. Prologue -- v. 2. Chaos in the cage -- v. 3. Gold for glory

Green Lantern

October 14, 2016
Johns, Geoff, 1973-
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Sinestro -- v. 2. The revenge of Black Hand -- v. 3. The end -- v. 4. Dark days -- v. 5. Test of wills -- v. 6. The life equation -- v. 7. Renegade

Batman beyond

October 14, 2016
Jurgens, Dan, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published online.
v. 1. Brave new worlds -- v. 2. City of yesterday

The amazing Spider-Man & Silk : the Spider(fly) effect

October 14, 2016
Thompson, Robbie, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Amazing Spider-Man & Silk : the Spider(fly) Effect #1-4.


October 5, 2016
Soule, Charles, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc. , [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Chinatown -- v. 2. Supersonic

One piece. New world

October 5, 2016
Oda, Eiichirō, 1975-
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, c2012-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 1997 by Shueisha, Inc., Tokyo.
v. 65. To nothing -- v. 66. The road toward the sun -- v. 67. Cool fight -- v. 68. Pirate alliance -- v. 69. S.A.D. -- v. 70. Enter Doflamingo -- v. 71. Coliseum of scoundrels -- v. 72. Dressrosa's forgotten -- v. 73. Operation Dressrosa S.O.P. -- v. 74. Ever at your side -- v. 75. Repaying the debt -- v. 76. Just keep going -- v. 77. Smile -- v. 78. Champion of evil -- v. 79. Lucy!!

Harley Quinn's greatest hits

October 5, 2016
152 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form in Batman adventures 12, Batman 613, Countdown 10, Gotham City sirens 7, Suicide Squad 1, Batman 13, Harley Quinn 21, Harley Quinn and Suicide Squad April fools' special 1."--Title page verso.


October 5, 2016
Capek, Michael, author.
112 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 25 cm.
If stones could talk -- The antiquarians -- Searching for a pattern -- The Victorians -- Protecting the stones -- More discoveries -- Stonehenge decoded? -- Stonehenge for all -- The Riverside Project Timeline -- Digging up the facts.
This title examines the exploration and study of the famous monument Stonehenge. The book explores the monuments' creation, traces its discovery and scientific investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts.

Transforming stress for teens : the HeartMath solution for staying cool under pressure

October 3, 2016
McCraty, Rollin, author.
viii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
"This unique and interactive guide offers practical skills to help you beat stress by helping you get a handle on your emotions. With simple exercises--such as the Heart-Focused Breathing Technique--you'll feel calmer, be more confident, think more clearly, bounce back faster from challenging situations, and enjoy life with a new understanding of what's really important to you"--Back cover.

In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives

September 30, 2016
Davis, Kenneth C., author.
xvii, 286 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free."
Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were "owned" by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to George Washington, to Alfred Jackson, faithful servant of Andrew Jackson, these dramatic narratives explore our country's great tragedy--that a nation "conceived in liberty" was also born in shackles.

Alcohol and drug offenses : your legal rights

September 29, 2016
Brezina, Corona, author.
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2015.
64 pages : (chiefly color) illustrations ; 24 cm.
Alcohol -- Marijuana -- Illegal and illicit drugs -- Drugs and adolescence.
This practical guide provides insightful counsel regarding the best legal options to pursue when charged with an alcohol or drug offense, but it also offers advice on how to stay out of this type of trouble in the first place. Different types and classes of drugs and exactly what constitutes illegal or illicit use of any particular drug are examined. Drug possession, purchasing, use, and DUI/DWI offenses and typical penalties are all covered in detail. An indispensable guide both for those caught up in the legal system and those attempting to stay on the right side of the law.

Jack & Jack : you don't know Jacks

September 29, 2016
Gilinsky, Jack, author.
248 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
The things we used to do... -- Six seconds -- Midwest kids dreamin' of California -- Tell-all -- Take all that passion, turn it into action -- No shoes, no shirt: swimsuit & Ray-Bans -- Meaningless words we don't worry about -- The world is our playground -- A day in our lives -- Never lookin' back.
"Nebraska natives Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson shot to instant fame after their first Vine, 'Nerd Vandals', was dubbed the perfect Viney by the Huffington Post. It's been looped more than ten million times since, and that Vine was just the beginning. Now, after a number one hit on iTunes, nearly two million singles sold, live performances where they have shared the stage with Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, and Fifth Harmony, and over 26 million followers across all their social media channels, Jack & Jack are on a wild ride--and they're not planning to slow down anytime soon." -- Publisher.

Diary of a Tokyo teen : a Japanese-American girl travels to the land of trendy fashion, high-tech toilets and maid cafes

September 28, 2016
Inzer, Christine Mari, 1997- author, illustrator.
Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, 2016.
127 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
"Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari Inzer spent her early years in Japan and relocated to the United States in 2003. The summer before she turned sixteen, she returned to Tokyo, making a solo journey to get reacquainted with her birthplace. Through illustrations, photos, and musings, Inzer documented her journey. In Diary of a Tokyo Teen, Inzer explores the cutting-edge fashions of Tokyo's trendy Harajuku district, eats the best sushi of her life at the renowned Tsukiji fish market, and hunts down geisha in the ancient city of Kyoto. As she shares the trials and pleasures of travel from one end of a trip to the other, Inzer introduces the host of interesting characters she meets and offers a unique -- and often hilarious -- look at a fascinating country and an engaging tale of one girl rediscovering her roots."--provided by

X-Men origins : Gambit

September 23, 2016
Carey, Mike, 1959- author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2016]
1 volume (various pagings) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in magazine form as X-Men Origins: Gambit #1, Uncanny X-Men #266-267, X-Men #33, Gambit #25 and Nation X #2.

Wonder Woman

September 21, 2016
Azzarello, Brian.
New York, N.Y. : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
v. 1. Blood -- v. 2. Guts -- v. 3. Iron -- v. 4. War -- v. 5. Flesh -- v. 6. Bones -- v. 7. War-torn -- v. 8. A twist of fate

Green Arrow

September 21, 2016
Grell, Mike, author.
New York : DC Comics, c2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Hunters moon -- v. 2. Here there be dragons -- v. 3. The trial of Oliver Queen -- v. 4. Blood of the dragon -- v. 5. Black arrow -- v. 6. Last action hero

Blood brother : Jonathan Daniels and his sacrifice for civil rights

September 21, 2016
Wallace, Rich, author.
352 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Crossing boundaries -- Behind the eight ball -- Military interference -- Quietly frantic -- Bloody Sunday -- Open hostility -- Higher stakes -- A life in danger -- Segregated worship -- Bloody Lowndes -- Stripped of color -- No back doors -- Jailed -- An eerie quiet -- Saying goodbye -- The Coleman trial -- The southern way -- Jonathan's revolution -- Epilogue: a life continues -- A note from the authors -- The ears have it: a note on our research -- Timeline -- Bibliography -- For further information -- Source notes -- Index.
"Jonathan Daniels, a white seminary student from New Hampshire, traveled to Selma, Alabama, in 1965 to help with voter registration of black residents. After the voting rights marches, he remained in Alabama, in the area known as Bloody Lowndes, an extremely dangerous area for white freedom fighters, to assist civil rights workers. Five months later, Jonathan Daniels was shot and killed while saving the life of Ruby Sales, a black teenager. Through Daniels' poignant letters, papers, photographs, and taped interviews, authors Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace explore what led Daniels to the moment of his death, the trial of his murderer, and how these events helped reshape both the legal and political climate of Lowndes County and the nation."--Publisher's website.


September 20, 2016
Snyder, Scott.
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
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 -- v. 7. Endgam -- v. 8. Superheavy

Batman Arkham. Poison Ivy

September 20, 2016
Kanigher, Robert, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]
240 pages, 72 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form in Batman 181, Batman 339, Batman: legends of the Dark Knight 42-43, Batman: Poison Ivy 1, Batman: shadow of the bat annual 3, Batman villain secret files 1, Detective comics 23.1, Gotham City sirens 8, Joker's asylum: Poison Ivy 1, Secret origins 36, The Batman chronicles 10, Who's who: the definiteve directory of the DC Universe 18, Who's who in the DC Universe 5, World's finest comics 251-252.

Batman. Arkham Knight genesis

September 20, 2016
Tomasi, Peter, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Prequel to the video game Phenomenon"--Cover.
"Originally published in single magazine form in Batman: Arkham Knight genesis 1-6."--T.p. verso.
"There is a new hero in Gotham City. One with a much more lethal stance on crime and an uncompromising vision of justice. He is the Arkham Knight. And he stands in direct opposition to Gotham's Dark Knight protector. In this prequel graphic novel to the smash-hit video game phenomenon Batman: Arkham Knight, learn more about the game's main villain (or hero?) with this definitive origin tale. Written by Peter J. Tomasi (Batman and Robin), Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis is a must-have for any fan of the Rocksteady Arkham Trilogy's finale. Collects issues #1-6."-- Provided by publisher.

Every falling star : the true story of how I survived and escaped North Korea

September 19, 2016
Lee, Sungju, author.
xv, 314 pages ; 21 cm
"Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains. Sungju richly re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, his 'brothers'; to be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment, and even execution. This riveting memoir allows young readers to learn about other cultures where freedoms they take for granted do not exist"-- Provided by publisher.

The unbeatable Squirrel Girl

September 14, 2016
North, Ryan, 1980- author.
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
v. 1. Squirrel power -- v. 2. Squirrel you know it's true -- v. 3. Squirrel, you really got me now

Women heroes of World War II : the Pacific Theater : 15 stories of resistance, rescue, sabotage, and survival

September 12, 2016
Atwood, Kathryn J.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2017]
xix, 235 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
China -- Peggy Hull: in a war zone -- Minnie Vautrin: American hero at the Nanking Massacre -- Gladys Aylward: "All China is a battlefield" -- The United States and the Philippines -- Elizabeth MacDonald: Pearl Harbor reporter and OSS agent -- Denny Williams: Nurse under fire -- Margaret Utinsky: The Miss U network -- Yay Panlilio: Guerilla writer -- Claire Phillips: Spy singer -- Maria Rosa Henson: Guerilla courier and rape survivor -- Mayala, Singapore, and the Dutch East Indies -- Sybil Kathigasu: "This was war" -- Elizabeth Choy: "Justice will triumph" -- Vivian Bullwinkel: Sole survivor -- Helen Coljin: Rising above -- Iwo Jima and Okinawa -- Jane Kendeign: Flight nurse -- Dickey Chapelle: "As far forward as you'll let me."

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