New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

July 19, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Star Wars

July 18, 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 -- v. 5. Yoda's secret war

Buddha : an enlightened life

July 18, 2017
Moore, Kieron, author.
New Delhi, India : Campfire, Kalyani Navyug Media Pvt Ltd, [2017]
147 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
In the ancient city of Kapilavastu, a prince named Siddhartha Gautama was born, and a wise man declared that he would grow up to be either a powerful king or a spiritual leader who would end suffering. Though his father kept him sheltered, Siddhartha soon became aware of the pain and disease that plagued the world and so abandoned his noble life in order to find answers. He'd eventually become the founder of a religion which persists today, and which has spread a message of compassion and understanding across the world. It was not an easy journey; Siddhartha faced the temptations of a demon, the outbreaks of war, and rebellion within his own order. Follow his journey from prince to pauper and from beggar to Buddha.

The rising cost of education

July 12, 2017
Oachs, Emily Rose, author.
112 pages : color illustrations, 24 cm.
Surging tuition -- History of higher education -- School spending -- Discounts, technology, and funding -- Effects of high tuition -- School and government responses -- The for-profit problem -- In the future.
Covers the skyrocketing tuition fees for higher education, explaining just how expensive tuition is as well as what causes its increase and the risks it poses for Americans.

Transgender rights and issues

July 12, 2017
Pelleschi, Andrea, 1962- author.
112 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
A transgender hero -- Transgender history -- Violence and prejudice -- Transgender youth -- The medical component -- The other side -- Transgender rights around the world -- A growing acceptance.
A look at transgenderism, discussing its history, violence and prejudice against transgender people, related medical topics, transgender rights around the world, and more.

Because you love to hate me : 13 tales of villainy

July 7, 2017
New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.
353 pages ; 25 cm
Blood of Imuriv/Renée Ahdieh -- Evil vaccine/Christine Riccio -- Jack/Ameriie -- Giants and tyrants/Tina Burke -- Gwen and Art and Lance/Soman Chainani -- The bad girl hall of fame/Samantha Lane -- Shirley & Jim/Susan Dennard -- Dear Sasha, the 411 for villains/Sasha Alsberg -- The blessing of little wants/Sarah Enni -- Will the real villain please stand up?/Sophia Lee -- The sea witch/Marissa Meyer -- Villain or hero? You decide!/Zoë Herdt -- Beautiful venom/Cindy Pon -- Without the evil in the world, how do we see the good?/Benjamin Alderson --Death knell/Victoria Schwab -- Dear death/Jesse George -- Marigold/Samantha Shannon -- Evil revealed/Regan Perusse -- You, you, it's all about you/Adam Silvera -- Behind the villains mask/Catriona Feeney -- Julian breaks every rule/Andrew Smith -- Julian Powell: teen psycho extraordinaire/Raeleen Lemay -- Indigo and shade/April Genevieve Tucholke -- Glamorized recovery: expectations vs. reality/Whitney Atkinson -- Sera/Nicola Yoon -- The bad girls' guide to villiany/Steph Sinclair and Kat Kennedy.
A collection of classic fairy tales and stories, from Medusa to Sherlock Holmes, retold from the villains' points of view by teams of authors and "BookTubers."


July 6, 2017
Glass, Adam, 1968- author.
Portland, OR : Oni Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published as issues 1-6 of the comic series.
When Drew, a 12-year-old Jewish boy from Yonkers, losses his beloved grandfather to gang violence, he turns to tradition, anger, and Kabbalah to serve vengeance. Conjuring a supernatural defender to protect his city brings Drew unimaginable power-- power he may not be able to control.

Avengers : the death of Mockingbird

June 29, 2017
Thomas, Roy, 1940- author.
379 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Avengers West Coast #92-100 and #102, Spider-Woman #1-4, and Marvel Comics presents #143-144.
Say a tearful farewell to Mockingbird - and the whole West Coast Avengers team - as Hawkeye loses everything! But first, he'll need to ditch the bow and arrows to fight a giant threat: brace yourself for Goliath vs. Goliath! With foes like Dr. Demonicus, Klaw and the Lethal Legion on the horizon, the Whackos will need new recruits. Enter: War Machine and Darkhawk? Infinity Crusade pits Avenger against Avenger, but the team is really put through hell courtesy of Mephisto.

The Flash

June 28, 2017
Manapul, Francis.
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Move forward -- v. 2. Rogues revolution -- v. 3. Gorilla warfare -- v. 4. Reverse -- v. 5. History lessons -- v. 6. Out of time -- v. 7. Savage world -- v. 8. Zoom -- v. 9. Full stop


June 28, 2017
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.

Superman Action comics

June 28, 2017
Jurgens, Dan.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, 2017-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Path of doom (collects Action comics 957-962) -- v. 2. Welcome to the planet (collects Justice League 52 and Action comics 963-966) -- v. 3. Men of steel (collects Action comics 967-972)


June 28, 2017
Archer, Jules, author.
xi, 212 pages ; 22 cm.
Previously published: Philadelphia : Macrae Smith, ©1973.
Why do people resist the law? -- Is resistance un-American? -- How far should resistance go? -- Four giants who showed the way -- Resisting the Hitler terror -- Resistance movements around the world -- Resisting the Iron Curtain -- "Madness" in Moscow -- Resisting today's dictators -- Resistance in Vietnam -- "Stop the war!" -- The student resistance -- Black power flexes its muscles -- Other American resistance movements -- Tactics and frustrations -- "Law and order" -- You, me, and the government -- Resistance brings change -- Act where you have power.
"Why do people resist the law? Is resistance un-American? How far should resistance go? Courage and desperation have sparked instances of resistance since the dawn of civilization. Jesus, Thoreau, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. resisted the nonviolent way. Here for the record is a remarkably, full discussion of instances of twentieth-century resistance to inform, inspire, and possibly instruct by example"--Jacket flap.

Black butler

June 27, 2017
Toboso, Yana, 1984-
New York : Yen Press, 2010-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Artist vary between volumes.

The adventures of Superhero Girl

June 27, 2017
Hicks, Faith Erin, author, illustrator.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2017.
111 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 18 cm
"A young woman faces the trials and tribulations of being a superhero while still living an ordinary life, including struggling to make rent, buying her capes from secondhand stores, and being overshadowed by her superhero brother"--Provided by publisher.

Spider-man/Doctor Strange : the way to dusty death

June 26, 2017
Wein, Len.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Enterprises, 2017.
280 pages : chiefly color illustrations; 26 cm
Collecting Amazing Spider-Man annual #2 and #14, Marvel team-up (1972) #21, #50-51, #76-77 adnd #80-81, Spider-Man/Doctor Strange: teh way to dusty death; Untold tales of Spider-Man: Strange encounter; and material from Marvel fanfare (1982) #6.
At head of title: Marvel.
The sorcerer Xandu is desperate to restore the love of his life to the land of the living and he needs the wand of Watoomb! But time an dagain, Doctor Strange and Spider-Man stand in his way.

Superman, the Golden Age

June 23, 2017
Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Compiles Action Comics #1-19, Superman #1-3, New York World's Fair comics 1 -- v. 2. Compiles Action Comics 20-31, Superman 4-7, New York World's Fair Comics 2 -- v. 3. Compiles Action Comics 32-40, Superman 8-11, World's Best Comics 1, World's Finest Comics 2

Foundations of Chinese civilization

June 23, 2017
Liu, Jing (Author of graphic novels), author, artist.
Berkeley, CA : Stone Bridge Press, 2016-
volumes : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
v. 1. Foundations of Chinese civilization: The yellow Emperor to the Han Dynasty (2697 BCE - 220 CE) -- v. 2. Division to Unification in Imperial China: The Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty (220-907) -- v. 3. Barbarians and the birth of Chinese identity: The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms to the Yuan Dynasty (907-1368)

Wandering son

June 22, 2017
Shimura, Takako, 1973-
Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics, [2012]-
v. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published: Tokyo : Enterbrain, c2003.

The amazing Spider-Man : brand new day : the complete collection

June 22, 2017
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Enterainment, LLC, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary.
v. 1. Collects Free comic book day 2007 (Spider-Man), Amazing Spider-Man #546-564 and Spider-Man: swing shift director's cut -- v. 3. Collects Amazing Spider-man #578-591, Spider-man: Presidents' day special #1, Spider-man: Fear itself #1 and Amazing Spider-man: Extra #1-3

Saluting our grandmas : women of World War II

June 22, 2017
Barlow, Cassie B., author.
Gretna, LA : Pelican Publishing Company, 2017.
176 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 23 cm
"Mail Call" Cards -- Asking Mom to go on the Honor Flight -- Early days of World War II -- Rationing -- Making WAVEs in the Bronx: The story of the US Naval Training School at Hunter College -- Train ride to New York City -- Boot camp and Hunter College, 1944 -- Sugar Camp and the Bombe -- Naval Air Station, Memphis, Tennessee -- Honor Flight experience -- The origin of the Honor Flight Network -- A view of History: Women and Military Service -- Elaine Danforth Harmon, WASP -- Martha Miller, US Army nurse -- Dorothy Mae Wise, WAC -- The Call to Service.
"Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) made it possible for more than 50,000 men to report to sea duty, and they filled 27,000 other jobs. It was a time of rationing and Victory Gardens. This book shows middle readers the significant contributions that the WAVES and other women made to their country during World War II."--Provided by publisher.

Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins

June 22, 2017
Ure, James W., 1939- author.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2017]
x, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
It's awful having a stutter -- Childhood ups and downs -- Confidence grows -- Traveling abroad -- Finding her footing -- Taking flight -- The WASPs are born -- Welcome to the WASPs -- Basic and advanced training -- Pecos -- On silver wings -- Flying for her country -- Dilemma -- Seized by the sun -- Searching.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters

June 22, 2017
Burnham, Erik, author.
San Diego, CA : IDW Publishing., 2016
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters issues #1-4.
Crossing the divide -- The meeting of the minds -- Showdown in Chinatown -- The long goodbye.
When a new invention goes haywire, the Turtles are sent to a whole new type of New York City, one with a whole lot more ghosts and Ghostbusters! The two teams will have to learn to get along quickly, because a new foe from the Turtles' past has followed them and aims to conquer NYC.

Queen City creates : poetry and art from Cincinnati teens

June 21, 2017
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : [Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, TeenSpot], [2017]
67 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
The content is from the 2016 Teen Fan Art Contest and the 2017 Teen Poetry Contest, both sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Garbage night

June 20, 2017
Lee, Jen, author, illustrator.
London : Nobrow, 2017.
98 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cm
"Juvenile animals strive to survive across a post-apocalyptic wasteland in this striking parable about the nature of freedom and friendship." --Back cover.

The industrial revolution

June 20, 2017
Helfand, Lewis, author.
New Delhi, India : Campfire, Kalyani Navyug Media PVT Ltd, [2016]
84 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"While we all know that large scale industrialization began in the eighteenth century, the Industrial Revolution truly began in Germany with Johannes Gutenberg and his printing press. His innovation made it possible to mass produce books, which spread literacy and knowledge all across Europe. It was in the eighteenth century, however, that manual labor was being replaced by what we today know as machines. First in Europe came Thomas Newcomen and James Watt and the steam engine. Then came John Kay and his flying shuttle, which led to the development of the textile industry. Then, in the United States, were Robert Fulton and his steamboat and Eli Whitney and his cotton gin. Finally, it was Henry Ford whose mass produced vehicles made cars affordable to all. The Industrial Revolution continues to this day as formerly less developed countries, especially in Asia, have taken to rapid industrialization to improve their economy." -- Back cover.

Akame ga kill!

June 19, 2017
Takahiro, author.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2015-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.

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