New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

July 30, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Beyond texting : the fine art of face-to-face communication for teenagers

July 29, 2014
Fine, Debra, author.
xviii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Describes how to develop the ability to have in-person conversations, offering practical advice on balancing real-world and online relationships and gaining confidence to speak up in personal, educational, and professional atmospheres.

The graveyard book

July 24, 2014
Russell, P. Craig, author, artist.
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
v. <1> : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman.
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

Food allergies

July 23, 2014
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
116 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Perspectives on diseases and disorders"--Title page.
Understanding food allergies. An overview of food allergies / Liz Swain -- Food protein-induce enterocolitis syndrome / Allergies Sourcebook -- Managing food allergies / Cathy C. Ruff -- Immunotherapy: an experimental treatment that may help alleviate allergies / Elizabeth Landau -- Controversies about food allergies. Nut allergy is a life-threatening condition that needs to be taken seriously / Robert A. Wood -- IgG Allergy tests are not effective / Helen Branswell -- IgG allergy testing is an effective medical practice / Jason Bachewich -- Genetic engineering can produce less-allergenic food products / Food, Nutrition & Science from the Lempert Report -- Schools need to be safe and inclusive places for children with food allergies / Kelly Rudnicki -- Nothing to sneeze at: allergies may be good for you / Melinda Wenner Moyer -- Personal experiences with food allergies. An allergy doctor describes her experience as the mother of three food-allergic children / Sarah M. Boudreau-Romano -- Losing a child to food allergies / Paul and Catrina Vonder Meulen -- A mother puts her child's food-allergic condition in perspective / Kelley J.P. Lindberg.

Wolf children Ame & Yuki

July 22, 2014
Hosoda, Mamoru, author.
New York, NY : Yen Press, Hachette Book Group, 2014.
538 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan as Ōkami kodomo no Ame to Yuki in 2012 by Kadodawa Corporation.

Wild ocean : sharks, whales, rays, and other endangered sea creatures

July 22, 2014
Golden, CO : Fulcrum Publishing, [2014].
150 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Tortuga, the island that swims / story and art by Jay Hosler -- The Galapagos / story and illustrations by Matt Dembicki, colors by Jason E. Axtell -- The rime of the modern mariner / story and art by Andy K. -- The shape of the future / story by Michael Cowgill, art by Tom Williams -- Hawaiian blues / story and art by Dove McHargue, lettering by David Allan Duncan -- Seeking shelter from the storm / story and art by Tammy Stellanova -- Butanding / story and art by Pierce Hargan -- Poseidon's steed / story and art by Steve Loya, lettering by Matt Dembicki -- Raw power / story and art by JF Frankel -- Atolls of the maldives / story by Kevin Panetta, art by Paulina Ganucheau -- The lady of the sea / story and art by Pat N. Lewis -- The legend of T. Gigas! / story and art by Brooke A. Allen, lettering by Kevin Panetta.
"The world's oceans represent the last wild frontier on Earth. While our understanding of life in the ocean is relatively basic, our actions are putting hundreds of species in danger. In this graphic anthology, Matt Dembicki, editor and an artist of the award- winning Trickster and District Comics, explores the adventures of twelve iconic endangered sea animals: hawksbill turtle, Bluefin tuna, hammerhead shark, giant clam, manatee, blue whale, coral, albatross, whale shark, monk seal, manta ray, and seahorse. Produced in cooperation with the non-profit PangeaSeed, these gripping stories instill a passion to conserve our magnificent sea creatures. 8x8, 156 pages, color throughout, trade paper. PangeaSeed's mission is to contribute to the protection of sharks and the preservation of our oceans by taking responsible action, increasing public awareness, and providing education that encourages environmental activism and sustainable consumption choices"-- Provided by publisher.

Through the woods : stories

July 22, 2014
Carroll, Emily.
New York, New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Our neighbor's house -- A lady's hands are cold -- His face all red -- My friend Janna -- The nesting place.
A collection of five spine-tingling short stories.

X-Men : battle of the atom

July 15, 2014
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Contains material originally published in magazine form as All-New X-Men #16-17, Uncanny X-Men #12-13, Wolverine & the X-Men #36-37, X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1-2, X-Men #5-6"--Title page verso.
X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1 / writer, Brian Michael Bendis ; artist, Frank Cho with Stuart Immonen & Wade von Grawbadger -- All-New X-Men #16-17 / writer, Brian Michael Bendis ; penciler, Stuart Immonen -- X-Men #5-6 / writer, Brian Wood ; penciler, David Lōpez -- Uncanny X-Men #12-13 / writer, Brian Michael Bendis ; penciler, Chris Bachalo -- Wolverine and the X-Men #36-37 / writer, Jason Aaon ; penciler, Giuseppe Camuncoli -- X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1 / writer, Jason Aaron ; penciler, Esad Ribic with Giuseppe Camuncoli.

The shadow hero

July 14, 2014
Yang, Gene Luen, author.
New York : First Second Books, 2014.
158 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity: the Green Turtle was the first Asian American super hero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but Gene Luen Yang has revived this character in Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.

Secrets underground : North America's buried past

July 11, 2014
MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.
Toronto, Ontario : Annick Press, [2014]
88 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
In Secrets Underground, history buff Elizabeth MacLeod introduces readers to a fascinating world. Learn about the Civil War secrets carefully concealed in Organ Cave, West Virginia, the top-secret equipment that lies deep below Grand Central Terminal in New York City, the network of tunnels in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, that once hid victims of persecution, and much more. MacLeod explains how these lost and hidden subterranean passages, spaces, and caves answer decades-old puzzles, help us understand our own past, and lead us to discover what life was really like in eras gone by.

GLBTQ : the survival guide for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens

July 9, 2014
Huegel, Kelly, 1974-
Minneapolis, Minn. : Free Spirit Pub., c2011.
ix, 229 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
GLBTQ 101 -- Homophobia -- Coming out -- Life at school -- GLBTQ friends -- Dating and relationships -- Sex and sexuality -- Staying healthy -- Religion and culture -- Transgender teens -- Work, college, and beyond.
Describes the challenges faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered teens, offers practical advice, real-life experiences, and accessible resources and support groups.

X-Men : the road to onslaught

July 3, 2014
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2014-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.

The family Romanov : murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia

July 3, 2014
Fleming, Candace, author.
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2014]
292 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, genealogical table ; 25 cm
Before you begin -- Russia 1903 -- Beyond the palace gates: peasant turned worker -- Before the storm -- "I dreamed that I was loved" -- Beyond the palace gates: a peasant boyhood -- "What a disappointment!" -- Beyond the palace gates: lullabies for peasant babies -- "A small family circle" -- Beyond the palace gates: another family circle -- Dark clouds gathering -- The year of nightmares -- Lenin, the duma, and a mystic named Rasputin -- Beyond the palace gates: house no. 13 -- "Pig and filth" and family fun -- Beyond the palace gates: an occupation for workers' daughters -- Gathering clouds -- Three centuries of Romanovs -- Beyond the palace gates: a different kind of education for a different kind of boy -- The storm breaks -- "My God! My God! What madness!" -- In defense of mother Russia -- Beyond the palace gates: Vasily's diary -- The reign of Rasputin -- It all comes tumbling down -- Beyond the palace gates: molecule in a storm -- "Ye tyrants quake, your day is over" -- Beyond the palace gates: ye tyrants quake, your day is over -- Final days -- "Survivors of a shipwreck" -- Beyond the palace gates: the tsar's surprise party -- Into Siberia -- Beyond the palace gates: swarming the palace -- The house of special purpose -- Deadly intent -- "The world will never know what has become of them" -- Beyond the palace gates: life under Lenin.


June 25, 2014
Kishimoto, Masashi, 1974-
San Francisco, CA : Viz, c2003-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Some vols. have: Shonen Jump Manga ed.
First published in Japan in 1999 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.

Yu-gi-oh! Zexal

June 25, 2014
Takahashi, Kazuki, 1961-
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, c2012-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Based on Animation TV series Yu-gi-oh! Zexal.

Batman, Detective Comics

June 25, 2014
Daniel, Tony S. (Antonio Salvador)
New York, NY : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Faces of death -- v. 2. Scare tactics -- v. 3. Emperor penguin

All-new X-Men

June 25, 2014
Bendis, Brian Michael.
New York : Marvel Worldwide, c2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in single magazine form as All-new X-Men #1-5.
"Marvel now"--Cover.
v. 1. Yesterday's X-Men -- v. 2. Here to stay -- v. 3. Out of their depth
It's a blast from the past as the original five students of Professor X-- Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast-- are plucked from the past and brought to the present. But what they find, the state that their future selves are in and the state of Xavier's dream, is far from the future they dreamed of. And how will the X-Men of the present deal with their past coming crashing forward?

The dreamer

June 23, 2014
Innes, Lora.
San Diego, Calif. : IDW, c2009-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
v. 1. The consequence of Nathan Hale -- v. 2. The Kip's Bay affair


June 23, 2014
Hattori, Mitsuru, 1977- artist, author.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2013]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right-to-left format.
First published in Japan in 2010 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
After secretly creating a resurrection potion from hydrangea leaves for his beloved deceased cat, Bābu, zombie-obsessed high school student Chihiro Furuya decides to test his creation on Sanka Rea, a popular classmate and local heiress.

Bullying : the ultimate teen guide

June 23, 2014
Subramanian, Mathangi, 1980-, author.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
xv, 213 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
The fundamentals -- Bullies -- Victims -- Witnesses -- Bias-based harassment -- Cyberbullying -- Sexual harassment -- Dating violence -- Adult bullies -- Creating effective anti-bullying policy -- Combating bullying together.
Bullying is a widespread problem that affects thousands of teens across the United States and around the world. Victims of bullying battle depression, anxiety, insecurity, and fear. Sadly, some victims internalize their frustration by harming themselves or become bullies as well. But if young people agree that bullying is so devastating, why does it continue? Most importantly, how can it be stopped? In Bullying: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Mathangi Subramanian addresses these and other questions about a major issue for young adults and their families. Drawing on stories from young teens around the country, this volume uncovers the social pressures and individual choices that lead to violence. The author surveys effective state, local, and national anti-bullying policies and provides examples of teens throughout the nation whose leadership and courage have helped stop violence. This volume also contains exercises and strategies for young adults to employ that can pave the way for social action.

Dietary supplements

June 18, 2014
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ch. 1. How should dietary supplements be regulated? Natural does not mean safe / Geoffrey Kabat -- Current FDA regulations keep the dietary supplement industry beneficial and safe / Council for Responsible Nutrition -- Dietary supplements: manufacturing troubles widespread, FDA inspections show / Trine Tsouderos -- Doctors must be aware of different regulations for prescription drugs and dietary supplements / Nancy Collins, Ann P. Tighe, Stephen A. Brunton and Penny M. Kris-Etherton -- European Union regulations on herbal dietary supplements are reasonable and necessary / Steven Novella -- European Union regulations on herbal dietary supplements are unreasonable and dangerous / WalesOnline -- ch. 2. Are vitamin and mineral supplements beneficial? Vitamins can be a beneficial dietary supplement when taken with care / Jennifer LaRue Huget -- Is this the end of popping vitamins? / Shirley S. Wang -- Vitamins can lead people to take health risks / Ben Goldacre -- Supplements may be beneficial in maintaining the body's calcium / Office of Dietary Supplements -- Panel to postmenopausal women: don't take vitamin D, calcium / Janice Lloyd, Liz Szabo, and Nanci Hellmich -- Vitamins for kids: do healthy kids need supplements? / WebMD -- Supplements for kids: there's not much evidence that they're valuable / Gisela Angela Telis -- ch. 3. Are weight-loss supplements and athletic supplements beneficial? 7 new weight loss supplements that really work / Melanie Haiken -- Weight-loss supplements are dangerous and ineffective / Kassi Putnam -- Supplements may help athletic performance if taken with care / Davy Kestens -- Athletes, stop taking supplements / Christie Aschwanden -- ch. 4. How well do supplements treat different medical conditions? Dietary supplements can help control the common cold / San Francisco Natural Medicine -- Valerian may aid menopausal sleep problems: study / Amy Norton -- Valerian is an ineffective cure for insomnia / -- How I healed from lyme disease naturally / Lindsay Wrinn -- Vitamin supplements can harm those who suffer from lyme disease / Tom Grier.
This title addresses controversies related to dietary supplements, including: how should dietary supplements be regulated; are vitamin and mineral supplements beneficial; are weight-loss supplements and athletic supplements beneficial; how well do supplements treat different medical conditions.


June 18, 2014
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
199 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ch. 1. Why do athletes dope? Doping can harm athletes / Scott Douglas -- Steroids hysteria / John Stossel -- Doping undermines the integrity of competition / Tim Burns -- How Lance Armstrong is like Lehman Bros. / Daniel Coyle -- New drugs and technology make it easier to dope and evade testing procedures / Richard Williams -- ch. 2. Should doping be banned? Doping should be allowed / Ellis Cashmore -- Doping should be banned / Tom Murray -- Legalise doping or lose the spectacle of sport / Julian Savulescu -- The legalization of doping would sanction an escalation in drug use / James H. Hibbard -- We can't stop doping in sport, so why not give up? / Glenn Mitchell -- ch. 3. What are the effects of doping on sports? Doping destroys traditional sports values / Mike Austin -- Doping provides an unfair advantage / Patrick Hruby -- Athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs are not good role models / Kirk Mango -- Athletes should not be regarded as role models / Rochelle Ballin -- Analysis: Nibali's Giro win represents quandary of "new" cycling / Andrew Hood -- ch. 4. How should doping athletes be treated? There should be much harsher sanctions against doping in sports / Neil B. -- Punishing doping athletes isn't a long-term solution / Kate Henne -- There should be a truth and reconciliation committee for doping athletes / John Leicester -- There should be a doping amnesty / Julian Savulescu and Bennett Foddy -- Why I'll never vote for a known steroids user for the Hall of Fame / Tom Verducci -- Steroids in baseball: if you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin' / D.R.

Gender roles

June 18, 2014
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenwood Press, a part of Gale, Cenage Learning, [2014]
209 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ch. 1. Are gender roles important? Gender preferences are connected to biological sex from an early age / Christina Hoff Sommers -- Gender is not inherently connected bo biology / Gender Spectrum -- Marriage is meant to be the union of one man and one woman / Andreas J. Köstenberger -- Marriage equality for same-sex couples would benefit everyone / Rebecca Solnit -- There are many reasons to oppose gender neutrality in the military / Mackubin Thomas Owens -- Urine the army now: ladies can't pee outdoors, and other cringeworthy arguments for the ban on women in combat / William Saletan -- ch. 2. How do gender roles affect parenting and reproduction? There is nothing inherently preferable about traditional gender roles / Cathy Young -- It is wrongly assumed that all women desire motherhood / Jessica Valenti -- I hate being called a good dad / Matt Villano -- Is forced fatherhood fair? / Laurie Shrage -- Biological realities create parental responsibilities for men and women / Jonathon Van Maren -- ch. 3. How do gender roles affect the workplace? Gender roles in the workplace are converging / Ellen Galinsky, Kerstin Aumann, and James T. Bond -- Millennial males' "lean in" ambivalence / Peggy Drexler -- Contraception and economic decline have made the workplace more competitive / Noah Berlatsky -- The equal pay day reality check / Christina Hoff Sommers -- The gender wage gap cannot be fully explained by women's choices / Pamela Coukos -- Women face discrimination in the workplace as mothers / Ashley Nelson -- Women need special employment protection during pregnancy / Noreen Farrell, Jamie Dolkas, and Mia Munro -- ch. 4. How are gender roles changing? Changing gender roles in marriage / Fredric Neuman -- Feminism has harmed women by eliminating natural gender roles / Nicole M. Kooistra -- Feminists fought battles and men won the war / Brenda Zurita -- Let's rethink masculinity: real men should be more than breadwinners / Joan C. Williams -- Strict binary definitions of sex and gender are problematic / Patricia J. Williams.


June 18, 2014
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, 2014.
226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
ch. 1. How should Tibet be governed? Tibet should be governed by China / Francesco Sisci -- Tibet should be fully independent and self-governing / Tibet Justice Center -- Tibet should be governed by a "middle way" approach / Lobsang Sangay -- The Dalai Lama is an effective leader of Tibet / Isabel Hilton -- The Dalai Lama is not an effective leader of Tibet / Andy Lamey -- The Central Tibetan Administration should be Tibet's legitimate ruling body / Kelsang Gyaltsen -- Tibet should adopt a democratic government / Tenzin Gyatso, the Dalai Lama -- ch. 2. What is the impact of Chinese rule in Tibet? China Is leading efforts to preserve Tibet's environment / George Schaller -- China is destroying Tibet's environment / Y.C. Dhardhowa -- China's treatment of the Tibetan people has increased self-immolation protests / Lois Farrow Parshley -- Globalization and modernization have increased self-immolation in Tibet / Pankaj Mishra -- China is committing cultural genocide in Tibet / Rajiv Malhotra -- ch. 3. How should the US engage Tibet? The US Congress should strengthen the Tibetan Policy Act / Richard Gere -- The US Government is aggressively implementing the Tibetan Policy Act / Daniel Baer -- The United States should do more to support Tibet's autonomy / Stephanie Brigden -- China protests US comments on Tibet, says "disgusting" / Ben Blanchard -- The US Congress and State Department should support policies and programs to aid Tibet / Robert Menendez -- The United States should lead in urging China to stop human rights violations in Tibet / Yeshe Choesang -- ch. 4. What is the best way to encourage political change in Tibet? The international community should apply coordinated political pressure to help Tibet / Bianca Jagger -- A global boycott on Chinese goods will spur political change in Tibet / Jonathan Zimmerman -- China should resume talks with the Dalai Lama / The Economist -- The political psychology of self-immolation / Costica Bradatan -- Social media have mobilized support for the free Tibet movement / Saransh Seghal.

Super PACs

June 18, 2014
Farmingham, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
111 pages ; 23 cm
"Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"-- Provided by publisher.

Piracy on the high seas

June 18, 2014
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
101 pages ; 24 cm.
Somali pirates cost global economy "$18 billion a year" / Teo Kermeliotis -- Piracy takes a heavy human toll / Kaija Hurlbutt and D. Conor Seyle -- Piracy is linked with terrorism in Somalia / Kathryn H. Floyd -- Pirates should be treated as terrorists / John R. Bolton -- Pirates are not terrorists / Jon Bellish -- The international multilateral effort to combat piracy has succeeded / Andrew J. Shapiro -- Somali pirates now protecting illegal fishing ships / Jason Straziuso -- The global piracy problem is merely contained / World Maritime News -- The world is no closer to solving the piracy problem / gCaptain -- The international community must maintain its efforts to combat piracy / Sonia Rothwell -- The next step should be prosecuting major pirate kingpins / Damien McElroy -- Investments in technology could help solve the piracy problem / Crispin Andrews -- Ending Somali piracy: Go after the system, not just the pirates -- Somalia is already implementing onshore tactics to end piracy problems / Abdi Moalim.

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