New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

October 31, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Green Lantern

October 30, 2014
Johns, Geoff, 1973-
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Sinestro -- v. 2. The revenge of Black Hand -- v. 3. The end -- v. 4. Dark days
Washed-out pilot Hal Jordan is given a chance at redemption, but the helping hand is offered by arch-villain Sinestro, and the task asked of Hal is suicidal: he is to rescue the rogue Lantern's home planet from a murderous band assembled by Sinestro himself!

Guilty? : crime, punishment, and the changing face of criminal justice

October 30, 2014
Kanefield, Teri, 1960- author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
ix, 134 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Crimes of opportunity: theft--or good luck? -- Another kind of bank robbery -- Cheating? Or lucking into a good deal? -- Race: changing attitudes and laws -- Deciding what is a danger to society -- Killing is a crime, except when it isn't -- Retribution: "an eye for an eye" -- Deterrence, or a warning to all -- The conveyor belt of justice -- Dolly Mapp and unreasonable searches -- The right to counsel -- Conveyor belts and obstacle courses -- Conclusion: thinking like a lawyer.

Fairy tail

October 28, 2014
Mashima, Hiro, 1977-
|3v. 13- : New York : Kodansha Comics.
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Del Rey manga.
v. 1. The wicked side of wizardry -- v. 2. The book of secrets -- v. 3. Musical murders -- v. 4. "S" is for screwup -- v. 5. Gray-out -- v. 6. Demon rising -- v. 7. Guild war -- v. 8. Ultimate duel -- v. 9. Fading wizard -- v. 11. When checkmate means death! -- v. 12. The doomsday weapon -- v. 13. The doomsday weapon -- v. 14. The demon's rebirth -- v. 15. A team of dragons -- v. 16. A team of dragons (cont.) -- v. 17. With the lights out, it's less dangerous? -- v. 18. Nirvana rising -- v. 19. Killed by zero -- v. 20. One shall stand! One shall fall! -- v. 21. A parallel world -- v. 22. A royal double-cross -- v. 23. Dragon slaying -- v. 24. Premonitions & promotions -- v. 25. This ain't the SAT! -- v. 26. Master against master -- v. 27. That's the spirit? -- v. 28. Knock on wood -- v. 29. Pawns vs. Grandmaster -- v. 30. The black dragon and the end of fairy tail -- v. 31. Back to square one -- v. 32. An old rivalry rekindled -- v. 33. Defeats and evil portents -- v. 34. Castle crashing -- v. 35. Dragon slayer deathmatch -- v. 36. A dragon king's gruesome coronation -- v. 37. A reckless rescue -- v. 38. And the winner is... v. 39. Return of the dragons -- v. 40. Dragons vs. wizards -- v. 41. Fairy tots -- v. 42. Fight like a demon -- v. 43. Face off


October 28, 2014
Fraction, Matt.
New York : Marvel, 2013-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. My life as a weapon -- v. 2. Little hits -- v. 3. L.A. woman
Clint Barton, a.k.a. the self-made hero Hawkeye, fights for justice and good rooftop BBQs! And with Young Avenger Kate Bishop by his side, he's out to get some downtime from being one of Earth's mightiest heroes. This is the ongoing tale of the Arrow-Avenger; Barton and Bishop mean double the Hawkeye and double the trouble!

Ukraine : then and now

October 28, 2014
Stewart, Gail B. (Gail Barbara), 1949- author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2015]
80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
A nation on the brink -- The most coveted land -- The politics of Ukraine -- The economy of Ukraine -- The social fabric of Ukraine -- The challenges ahead.

The superior Spider-Man

October 23, 2014
Slott, Dan.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. My own worst enemy -- v. 2. A troubled mind -- v. 3. No escape -- v. 4. Necessary evil -- v. 5. Superior venom -- v. 6. Goblin nation

Uncanny X-Men

October 23, 2014
Bendis, Brian Michael.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, c2014-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Revolution -- v. 2. Broken

Dengeki Daisy

October 22, 2014
Motomi, Kyousuke.
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, 2010-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published by Shogakukan Inc. in 2007.
After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with Daisy, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her. Meanwhile, mysterious Tasuku Kurosaki always seems to be around whenever Teru needs help. Could Daisy be a lot closer than Teru thinks?

Careers as a commissioned sales representative

October 22, 2014
Mozer, Mindy.
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2014.
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Advertising sales -- Retail sales -- Real estate sales -- Insurance sales -- Personal financial advising -- Other careers in commissioned sales.

Native elders : sharing their wisdom

October 22, 2014
Sigafus, Kim, author.
Summertown, Tennesse : 7th Generation, Native voices, [2014]
101 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
LaDonna Harris -- Ernest Siva -- Jacqueline Guest -- Percy Henry -- Nella Heredia -- Jim Northrup -- Judy Gingell -- Christine Jack -- Mark Bellcourt -- Bert Crowfoot -- Louva Dahozy -- Faith Davison.
Read the stories of Native elders whose lives spring from a time without television, computers or cell phones.

Nisekoi = False love

October 21, 2014
Komi, Naoshi, author, artist.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2014-]
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2011 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.
v. 1. The promise -- v. 2. Zawsze in love -- v. 3. What's in a name? -- v. 4. Making sure -- v. 5. Typhoon
In order to keep the peace between their feuding gang families, Japanese high school students Raku Ichijou and Chioge Kirisaki agree to pretend they are in a romantic relationship.

Captain Marvel

October 21, 2014
DeConnick, Kelly Sue, author.
New York : Marvel, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Higher, further, faster, more
Hero! Pilot! Avenger! Captain Marvel, Earth's mightiest hero with an attitude to match, is launching headfirst into an all-new adventure! As Carol Danvers comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance, she makes a dramatic decision that will alter the course of her life, and the entire Marvel Universe.

Escape from Tibet : a true story

October 21, 2014
Gray, Nick, author.
Toronto, Ontario : Annick Press, 2014.
154 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.

Vampire knight

October 20, 2014
Hino, Matsuri.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, c2007-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Shojo beat manga.
"First published in Japan in 2005 by Hakusensha, Inc., Tokyo"--Colophon.

What is the future of alternative energy cars?

October 20, 2014
Bjornlund, Lydia, 1961-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2014]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Are alternative energy cars affordable? -- Are alternative energy cars viable? -- Do alternative energy cars benefit the environment? -- Should the government play a role in encouraging the development and use of -- Alternative energy cars?.

Guardians of the galaxy

October 17, 2014
Bendis, Brian Michael.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Cosmic avengers -- v. 2. Angela

Ghost walls : the story of a 17th-century colonial homestead

October 17, 2014
Walker, Sally M.
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2014]
136 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm

No. 6

October 16, 2014
Asano, Atsuko, author.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2013]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2011 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
After sheltering an injured boy from a typhoon, gifted ecology student Shion finds his life thrown into chaos as he begins to discover the appalling secrets behind the superficial perfection of No. 6, the computerized metropolis he calls home.


October 16, 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.

The movement

October 16, 2014
Simone, Gail, author.
New York : DC Comics, [2014]-
volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Class warfare

In real life

October 16, 2014
Doctorow, Cory, author.
New York : First Second, 2014.
xii, 175 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
Adapted from Anda's game by Cory Doctorow.
Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role playing game that she spends most of her free time on. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, and make friends. But things become a lot more complicated when Anda befriends a gold farmer -- a poor Chinese kid whose avatar in the game illegally collects valuable objects and then sells them to players from developed countries with money to burn. This behavior is strictly against the rules in Coarsegold, but Anda soon comes to realize that questions of right and wrong are a lot less straightforward when a real person's real livelihood is at stake.

On two feet and wings : one boy's amazing story of survival

October 15, 2014
Kazerooni, Abbas, author.
New York : Skyscape, [2014]
238 pages ; 22 cm
First published as: Little man.
Recounts the author's experiences fleeing Iran as a young boy during the Iran-Iraq war, and making his way on his own in the unfamiliar city of Istanbul in hopes of attaining a visa in England.

Thinking critically. Renewable energy

October 14, 2014
Allen, John, 1957-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2014]
80 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Pro-and-con arguments on the issue of renewable energy resources.

Thinking critically : illegal immigration

October 14, 2014
Szumski, Bonnie, 1958-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2014].
80 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
How does illegal immigration affect the economy? -- How does illegal immigration impact America's safety and security? -- Should illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship? -- How should illegal immigration laws be enforced?.

Stories of my life

October 13, 2014
Paterson, Katherine, author.
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
xvi, 299 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 24 cm
"From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children's books"

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