New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

December 3, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Courage to soar : a body in motion, a life in balance

December 2, 2016
Biles, Simone, 1997- author.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2016]
250 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Decision day -- Spring -- True home -- Doing backflips -- Shady arbor way -- A novena -- Leveling up -- Daydreamer -- Bar release -- Game change -- New normal -- Redemption -- Wheels up -- Saving graces -- Just like practice -- The warehouse -- Staying grounded -- Bora-Bora -- The final five.
Through years of hard work and determination, Biles has relied on her faith and family to stay focused and positive, while having fun competing at the highest level and doing what she loves. In her own words she takes you through the events, challenges, and trials that carried her from an early childhood in foster care to a coveted spot on the 2016 Olympic team.

How to survive in the North

December 1, 2016
Healy, Luke, author, artist.
London : Nobrow Press, 2016.
197 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Weaving together the true life historical expeditions of Ada Blackjack and Robert Bartlett with a contemporary fictional story, How to Survive in the North is a unique and visual narrative journey that shows the strength it takes to survive in even the harshest conditions--whether that be struggling for survival in the Arctic in the 1900s or surviving a mid-life crisis in the present day"--Back cover.

Green Lantern Corps : edge of oblivion

December 1, 2016
Taylor, Tom, 1978- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form in Green Lantern Corps: Edge of oblivion 1-6 and Green Lanterns: Rebirth 1."--Title page verso.

Hollow City : the second novel of Miss Peregrine's peculiar children : the graphic novel

December 1, 2016
Riggs, Ransom, author.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm

Sense and sensibility

December 1, 2016
King, Stacy.
303 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Based on the novel by Jane Austen.

Florence Nightingale : the courageous life of the legendary nurse

November 30, 2016
Reef, Catherine, author.
Boston : Clarion Books, [2017]
184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
The night gallery -- "Mistress of all she attempts" -- A woman with work to do -- "Dust and nothing" -- The prison called family -- Shadows in a thirsty land -- "But one person in England" -- The horrors -- An angel with a lamp -- Nightingale power -- Maid of all work -- A noble life.
"A biography of Florence Nightingale, the pioneering nurse best known for her work during the Crimean War, where she rectified horrifying conditions and made nightly rounds to check on patients, saving hundreds of lives and sparking worldwide healthcare reform"--Provided by publisher.

Eating local

November 28, 2016
Perdew, Laura.
Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications, [2016]
64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Growing roots -- Local food systems -- Benefits of local food -- Challenges to the local food movement -- The future of local food -- Working as an organic farmer -- Glossary -- Selected bibliography -- Further information -- About the author -- Index.

Urban gardening

November 28, 2016
Hand, Carol, 1945- author.
Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications, [2016]
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Getting into gardening -- The diversity of gardens -- Why grow a garden? -- Challenges of starting a garden -- Gardening trends.
Offers tips and techniques for urban gardening and discusses how it affects the food we eat.

Stay golden

November 28, 2016
Smith, Lucky Blue, author.
239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Just a punk kid -- Flathead lake -- Firecrackers & slingshots -- My family -- Rock and roll Christmas -- The bear van and the beach -- First editorial shoot -- The Gap campaign -- Haters gonna hate -- The Atomics! -- Levi's in Hollywood -- Moving to California -- Life in Hollywood -- Little fresh meat -- Iceland with Annie -- The Ellen show -- Winter in the summer -- Love everlasting -- An atomic future -- Walk the walk -- GQ cover -- People and places.
Personal stories and photos bring readers into the heart of the social media star's universe, sharing insights into his style influences, relationships, family, creative process, life on the road and childhood memories. --Publisher's description.

Neo parasyte f

November 25, 2016
New York, N.Y. : Kodansha, 2016.
First published in Japan in 2015 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo, as Neo Kiseiju F.
Based on Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki.

The vault of horror. Volume 3, issues 24-29

November 25, 2016
213 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Originally published between April 1952 and March 1953 by I.C. Publishing.

Captain America : white

November 25, 2016
Loeb, Jeph, writer.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Captain America: white #0-5.

Username : regenerated

November 25, 2016
Sugg, Joe, 1991- author.
Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, 2016.
179 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm

X-Men '92

November 23, 2016
Sims, Chris, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide Inc., [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 0. Warzones! -- v. 1. The world is a vampire

Princess jellyfish

November 22, 2016
Higashimura, Akiko, author.
New York : Kodansha Comics, 2016-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
v. 1. Stinging beauty -- v. 2. Armed with style -- v. 3. Chic counter-attack

Dan and Phil go outside

November 16, 2016
Howell, Dan, 1991- author.
224 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"YouTube sensations Dan Howell (danisnotonfire) and Phil Lester (AmazingPhil) were just two awkward guys who shared their lives on the Internet until now. Dan Howell and Phil Lester, avoiders of human contact and direct sunlight, actually went outside. Traveling around the world on tour, they have collected hundreds of exclusive, intimate, and funny photos, as well as revealing and candid side notes, to show the behind-the-scenes story of their adventure."-- From publisher.

Misunderstood : why the humble rat may be your best pet ever

November 16, 2016
Toor, Rachel, author.
246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Shares the author's experiences with her pet rat Iris, offering anecdotes of her antics and other rat owners and discussing how to care for rats, health concerns, life spans, and eating habits.

Matt Groening and the Simpsons

November 15, 2016
Kallen, Stuart A., 1955-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2016]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Growing up Groening -- Life in hell -- The Simpsons conquer the world -- Into the Futurama.
: Cartoonist Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, has a talent for mocking, criticizing, and exposing the foolishness of modern culture. This talent has resulted in financial success, critical acclaim, and the longest-running show in television history.

Pregnancy and parenting : the ultimate teen guide

November 15, 2016
Akin, Jessica, 1983- author.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
xiv, 209 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Sex myths -- Am I pregnant? -- Telling family and friends -- The choices ahead: terminating the pregnancy, adoption, and parenting -- Facing judgments, criticism, and social stigmas -- Experiencing lost friendships, relationships, and trust -- Finishing school -- Health risks and complications -- Life after baby -- Organizations and programs.
This book is for teen mothers and fathers who want to break the perception of unplanned teen pregnancies that having a baby as a teen pretty much translates to being uneducated, on welfare, or from a teen father perspective, not involved in the lives of moms and babies. Stories from teen moms and dads are shared in every chapter as a way for teen parents to learn from their peers. From finding out they were pregnant and being a pregnant high-schooler to handling lost friends, going to college, and trying to be great parents, this book seeks to provide a new roadmap through true-life stories that educate, impact, and inspire teen parents.

Seth MacFarlane and Family guy

November 15, 2016
Snyder, Gail.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2016]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"Most teens are familiar with the quirky and sometimes edgy animated shows found on television. But who are the creators of the characters and worlds that populate this animated realm? The biography introduces readers to the cartoonists, to the people and events that influenced their lives, and to the achievements that have brought them both acclaim and criticism."-- (Source of summary not specified).

Superman, the man of steel

November 14, 2016
Byrne, John, 1950-
New York, NY : DC Comics, c2003-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
Originally published in magazine form.


November 14, 2016
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.


November 14, 2016
Johns, Geoff, 1973- author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2015]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
Originally published in magazine form.

Extra cheesy zits : a Zits treasury

November 14, 2016
Scott, Jerry, 1955- author.
Kansas City, Missouri : Andrews McMeel Publishing, a division of Andrews McMeel Universal, [2016]
205 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Chiefly illustrations.
Follows sixteen-year-old Jeremy Duncan and his loving but exasperated parents as he copes with being a teenager.

Street Fighter X G.I. Joe.

November 14, 2016
Sitterson, Aubrey, author.
[San Diego, California] IDW Publishing , 2016
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"Originally published as Street Fighter X G.I. Joe issues #1-6"--t.p. verso.
On a hidden island in international waters, 16 combatants enter a secret tournament--one that pits Street Fighter vs. G.I. Joe!

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