New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

February 24, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The official Chase 'n yur face cookbook : tasty recipes & fun facts to start your food adventure

February 23, 2017
Bailey, Chase, author.
Costa Mesa, Ca. : Chase 'N Yur Face Media LLC, [2016]
172 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"A Chase 'N Yur Face Media LLC book."
Introduction -- A friendly reminder to kids -- Get up & go -- Reed the beast -- Pick-me-ups -- Let's feast -- Life is sweet -- Cool breezes & a Santa Ana wind.
"Inspired by his journey with autism and overcoming food aversions, Chase Bailey's The Official Chase 'N Yur Face Cookbook entices people of all ages to experience familiar dishes done in different ways; and to discover new things about food while celebrating life and ourselves."--Publisher website.

Racial profiling

February 23, 2017
Behnke, Alison, author.
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, 2017.
160 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Introduction -- Roots in history -- A system of inequality -- Criminal justice and injustice -- The ultimate price -- Calls for change -- Source notes -- Selected bibliography -- For further information -- Index -- Photo acknowledgments -- About the author.

The science of science fiction

February 23, 2017
Wood, Matthew Brenden, author.
White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, a division of Nomad Communications, [2017]
120 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Uncovers the real science behind classic and modern science fiction stories, exploring such topics as time travel, cloning, artificial intelligence, and life on other planets.

The manga fashion bible : the go-to guide for drawing stylish outfits and characters

February 23, 2017
Hart, Christopher, 1957- author.
144 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
Bestselling author Christopher Hart goes "manga chic" with this guide to drawing the edgy fashions found in the popular Japanese genre. Packed with tutorials, his stylish drawing bible offers many enticing projects for aspiring artists, from creating classic outfits worn by popular manga characters to depicting the newest trends emerging from Tokyo.

Artificial intelligence and the technological singularity

February 22, 2017
192 pages ; 23 cm.
Can a machine be built to think like a human? -- How could AI affect our society? -- Should machines be built like humans? -- Is AI a threat to the human race?

Environmental racism and classism

February 22, 2017
156 pages ; 24 cm.

Public shaming

February 22, 2017
New York, NY : Greenhaven Publishing, 2017.
180 pages ; 24 cm
Is public shaming needed in today's society? -- Is public shaming an effective disciplinary tool? -- Should the media engage in public shaming? -- Is public shaming an appropriate means of punishing criminal offenders?

Girl rising : changing the world one girl at a time

February 22, 2017
Stone, Tanya Lee, author.
193 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Why (and how) a film became a book -- The stakes -- The stories. Modern-day slavery ; Child marriage ; Limited access, or none at all -- The solutions. Can we change the world? ; Girls rising.
Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls' education, created a film that chronicled the stories of nine girls in the developing world, allowing viewers the opportunity to witness how education can break the cycle of poverty. Now, award-winning author Tanya Lee Stone deftly uses new research to illuminate the dramatic facts behind the film, focusing both on the girls captured on camera and many others.

Green Lantern

February 21, 2017
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 -- v. 8. Reflections

Wonder Woman '77

February 21, 2017
Andreyko, Marc, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]-
volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
"Based on the classic TV series starring Lynda Carter" --Cover

Teen Titans go!

February 21, 2017
Fisch, Sholly, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2015]-
volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form."
v. 1. Party, party! -- v. 2. Welcome to the pizza dome -- v. 3. Mumbo jumble

Yona of the dawn

February 21, 2017
Kusanagi, Mizuho, 1979-
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, [2016]
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Translation of: Akatsuki no Yona.
First published in Japan in 2010 by Hakusensha, Inc., Tokyo.

The Beatles : all our yesterdays

February 21, 2017
Quinn, Jason, author.
New Dehli : Kalyani Navyug Media, [2016]
145 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Part one. A beginning -- Part two. 1960 -- Part three. 1961 -- Part four. 1962 -- Epilogue.
"The Beatles are the world's most enduring and biggest rock band ever! This is the story of their struggle for success. Taking us through the early days of rock 'n' roll, and their lives in Liverpool during the 1950s, we journey with them to Hamburg as they come of age and through grit, determination and masses of talent became the lads who made the sixties swing!,"--Back cover.

One piece. New world

February 20, 2017
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. 60 My little brother -- v. 61. Romance dawn for the new world -- v. 62. Adventure on Fish-Man Island -- v.63. Otohime and tiger -- v. 64. 100,000 vs. 10 -- 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!!

Beastly brains : exploring how animals think, talk, and feel

February 15, 2017
Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.
© 2017
152 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
From machine to thinking animal -- Entering the lab -- Making decisions -- Emotions and empathy -- Fairness -- Communication -- Self-awareness -- Mental time travel -- Problem solving -- From thinking animals to protected animals.
"This fascinating nonfiction account reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us!"--Provided by publisher.

The new Teen Titans

February 10, 2017
Wolfman, Marv, author.
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.

MWD : hell is coming home

February 10, 2017
Johnson, Brian David, author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
157 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 27 cm
Liz served in Iraq with her trusty military working dog, Ender, by her side. But now that her tour is over, she has to readjust to life in her small New Hampshire town. Despite being surrounded by people she's known her whole life, Liz feels entirely alone and soon gets trapped in a downward spiral of flashbacks and blackout drinking. Things seem destined for a bad end, but when Liz's on-again-off-again boyfriend, Ben, almost hits a stray dog while she is in the car, things start to change. Brutus might just be the only thing that can bring her back from the brink.

Star Wars

February 9, 2017
Aaron, Jason.
[New York] : Marvel Comics, 2015-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Skywalker strikes -- v. 2. Showdown on the smuggler's moon -- v. 3. Rebel jail -- v. 4. Last flight of the harbinger

Race in America

February 9, 2017
204 pages ; 23 cm.
Are we living in a post-racial society?. We can achieve a more perfect union / Barack Obama -- There is a significant wealth gap between black and white households / Rakesh Kochhar and Richard Fry -- Black and white Americans differ widely in their views on race relations / Renee Stepler -- White moderates have stopped fighting for racial justice / Christopher Sebastian Parker and Megan Ming Francis -- With urban gentrification racial inequality remains / Jackelyn Hwang -- Is race overemphasized?. Race is a social, not scientific construct / Darren Curnoe -- The media is biased against people of color / Maisha Z. Johnson -- Native Americans are stereotyped in the media / Farah Qureshi -- We are not a color-blind society / Meghan L. Mills -- Black Lives Matter is a response to racial violence / Boundless -- Is justice color-blind?. Inequality in justice begins early / Esther Canty-Barnes -- Black drug offenders are more likely to go to jail / Saki Knafo -- Mass incarcerations are damaging neighborhoods / Robert D. Crutchfield and Gregory A. Weeks -- Racial profiling is only useful in victimless crimes / Sheldon Richman -- Police culture supports institutional racism / Redditt Hudson -- Police are committed to protecting all lives / Tim Barfield -- Can the United States overcome its history of racism?. Racial problems are American problems / Matt Bernhard -- Eliminating racism requires personal transformation / Scot Nakagawa -- Perceived equalities can mean a step backward / Jamelle Bouie -- Even talking about race brings about unease / Sarah Lapido Manyika -- Affirmative action is racial discrimination / Jennifer Gratz -- Despite oppression, black women are thriving / Lakisha Watson-Moore.

Virtual reality

February 9, 2017
New York : Greenhaven Publishing, 2017.
200 pages ; 23 cm.
Is a simulated world a better world? Virtual reality is more than just entertainment / Virtual Reality Society ; Schools struggle with virtual reality / Benjamin Herold ; Virtual reality is transforming healthcare / Bertalan Mesko ; VR helps create better soldiers and commanders / David Kushner ; Virtual reality can revolutionize higher education / David Matthews -- How real is real? Virtual reality is moving in positive directions / Maria Konnikova ; Virtual reality is not ready for widespread use / Mark Ceb ; Experiencing history is better than learning it / Luke O'Neil ; Virtual reality helps users develop empathy / Ben Kuchera ; Market research will benefit from virtual reality / Raymond Burke ; To become mainstream technology, virtual reality must overcome challenges / Stuart Dredge -- What impact will virtual reality have on human behavior? Virtual reality has therapeutic applications / Bobbie Ticknor ; Virtual reality effectively engages the emotions / Julia Diemer, Georg W. Alpers, Henrik M. Peperkorn, Yousef Shiban, and Andreas Muhlberger ; Despite challenges, VR offers opportunities for psychology research / Christopher J. Wilson and Alessandra Soranzo ; VR violent video games could be dangerous / Thomas McMullen ; In the classroom, virtual reality is better than the real world / Matthew Georghiu -- Will virtual reality lead to a decline in society? VR developers must adhere to a code of ethics / Daniel Oberhaus ; Research should focus on minimizing negative effects of VR / Mark E. Koltko-Rivera ; Church-goers can find meaning and community in virtual reality / Giulio Prisco ; Virtual reality may not be safe / Vikram Kinkar ; Virtual reality can save the planet / Ivy Shih.

Lost in outer space : the incredible journey of Apollo 13

February 9, 2017
Olson, Tod, author.
New York : Scholastic Inc., 2017.
214 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
"April 13, 1970: Two hundred thousand miles from Earth and counting, an explosion rips through Jim Lovell's spacecraft. The crippled ship hurtles toward the moon at three times the speed of sound, losing power and leaking oxygen into space. Lovell and his crew were two days from the dream of a lifetime - walking on the surface of moon. Now, they will count themselves lucky to set foot on Earth again. From 'Houston, we've had a problem' to the final tense moments at Mission Control, Lost in Outer Space takes readers on the unbelievable journey of Apollo 13 and inside the minds of its famous and heroic astronauts. Complete with photographs of the crew and diagrams of the spacecraft, this is an up-close-and-personal look at one of the most thrilling survival stories of all time"-- Provided by publisher.

De-extinction : the science of bringing lost species back to life

February 9, 2017
Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.
Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2017]
120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
The last bucardo -- Resurrecting the mammoth -- Mammoth 2.0 -- From billions to zero -- The great passenger pigeon comeback -- Hopes and fears -- The frozen zoo.

Teen guide to jobs and taxes

February 8, 2017
Currie, Stephen, 1960- author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2017]
64 pages ; 24 cm.
Types of jobs -- Finding a job -- Job responsibilities -- Income and benefits -- Taxes.
Presents information and advice for teens about career information, covering job responsibilities, income and benefits, and taxes.

Hillary Rodham Clinton : a woman living history

February 8, 2017
Blumenthal, Karen, author.
472 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Originally published in the United States by Feiwel and Friends in 2016.
Roots -- Groundwork -- Park Ridge -- Wellesley -- Making possible -- Yale -- Bill -- Courtship -- Children -- Nixon -- Fayetteville -- Lawyer -- Governor -- Comeback -- Mom -- Campaign -- President -- Firsts -- Saint Hillary -- Whitewater -- Pink -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Subpoena -- Reelection -- Lewinsky -- Impeachment -- New York -- Winner -- Senator -- War -- Candidate -- 2008 -- Secretary -- MOTB -- Benghazi -- 2016? -- Front-runner -- Nasty -- Election.
Presents the life and career of Hillary Clinton, discussing her childhood in Illinois, her college and law school years, her life as First Lady, her time as a New York Senator, and her achievements as Secretary of State. --Publisher's description.

Combatting discrimination against women in the gamer community

February 6, 2017
Gitlin, Marty, author.
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
What's at stake -- Damsels in distress -- Combatting mistreatment -- Haters and gamers -- A brighter tomorrow -- Glossary.
Looks at the problem of gender discrimination in the gaming community and industry, proposing possible solutions to the inequality.

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