New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

April 25, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Fantastic Four

April 24, 2015
Robinson, James, 1972- author.
New York : Marvel, 2014-
v. : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. The fall of the Fantastic Four -- v. 2. Original sin -- v. 3. Back in blue
Marvel's first family heads toward its darkest hour, but who's behind their downfall? It's the trial of the century and major turning point for the Fantastic Four!

Batman

April 24, 2015
Snyder, Scott.
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
"Batman created by Bob Kane."
v. 1. The court of owls -- v. 2. The city of owls -- v. 3. Death of the family -- v. 4. Zero year : secret city -- v. 5. Zero year : dark city

Green Arrow.

April 24, 2015
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. The midas touch -- v. 2. Triple threat / Ann Nocenti, writer -- v. 3. Harrow / Ann Nocenti ... [et al.], writers -- v. 4. The kill machine / Jeff Lemire, writer -- v. 5. The outsiders war / Jeff Lemire, writer -- v. 6. Broken / Jeff Lemire, writer

Batman '66

April 24, 2015
Parker, Jeff, 1966- author.
New York : DC Comics, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Batman created by Bob Kane"
v. 1. (Originally published in single magazine form as Batman '66 1-5 and online as Batman '66 Chapters 1-15) -- v. 2. (Originally published in single magazine form as Batman '66 6-10 and online as Batman '66 Chapters 16-30)

G.I. Joe : a real American hero

April 23, 2015
Hama, Larry.
San Diego, CA : IDW Pub., c2011-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.

Noragami : stray god

April 22, 2015
Adachi, Toka, author, illustrator.
©2014.
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Reads from right to left.
Yato is a homeless god. He doesn't even have a shrine, not to mention worshippers! So to achieve his ambitious goals, he's set up a service to help those in need (for a small fee), hoping he'll eventually raise enough money to build himself the lavish temple of his dreams. Of course, he can't afford to be picky, so Yato accepts all kinds of jobs, from finding lost kittens to helping a student overcome bullies at school.

Teens & suicide

April 22, 2015
Marcovitz, Hal.
Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, [2014]
112 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
"Suicide is the third-leading cause of death among adolescents in the United States; in a recent study by the Gallup Youth Survey, 47 percent of teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 said they know someone who has tried to take their own lives. This volume examines the cause of teenage suicide and explores such issues as teens and guns as well as suicide rates among minorities." -- from publisher's website.

Contraception & pregnancy

April 22, 2015
Lange, Donna.
Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2014]
128 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Male and female reproductive systems -- Abstinence -- Contraception (birth control) -- Pregnancy choices -- First trimester -- Second and third trimesters -- Labor and delivery -- Parenting or adoption.
Provides teens with information on sexuality, contraception, and the life-changing decisions surrounding pregnancy.

Government gridlock

April 20, 2015
Farmington Hills, Michigan : Greenhaven Press, [2015]
229 pages ; 23 cm.
Is government gridlock a serious problem? Government gridlock is a major impediment to solving America's problems / Barack Obama ; Congressional gridlock is good / Russell E. Saltzman ; Government gridlock reflects an increasingly dysfunctional political system / Michael A. Cohen ; The case for gridlock / Marcus E. Ethridge -- What are the causes of government gridlock? Divided government usually means gridlock / Emily Badger ; Too much bipartisanship is responsible for government dysfunction / Andrew Levine ; The Tea Party is escalating political gridlock / Mark Kesselman ; The Tea Pary influence on American politics is waning / Molly Ball ; The role of partisan media / Michael Kranish ; The rise of partisan media is not accountable for the growing political polarization / Kevin Arceneaux -- How should government gridlock be addressed? A viable third party would alleviate government gridlock / John B. Anderson ; There are major obstacles to a viable third party in the United States / Scott Conroy ; Changing the U.S. Constitution would reduce gridlock / Ned Barnett ; Changing the U.S. Constitution would not reduce gridlock / Richard A. Epstein ; Can this government be fixed? Three steps that might help / Susan Page ; Congressional reform and "the people's house" / John Boehner -- How will filibuster reform impact government gridlock. There needs to be filibuster reform to maintain a functioning democracy / Harry Reid ; Filibuster reform is a shortsighted and dangerous solution to the problem of gridlock / John Samples ; Filibuster reform is not enough to resolve U.S. Senate gridlock / Sanford Levinson ; Filibuster reform holds a long-term political advantage for Republicans / Sean Trende ; Filibuster reform does not benefit any party in the long run / Gene Healy.
"Opposing Viewpoints: Government Gridlock: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.

Spinoza : the outcast thinker

April 17, 2015
Lehmann, Devra, author.
South Hampton, New Hampshire : Namelos, [2014]
xvii, 269 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Persecution in Spain and Portugal -- The Dutch promised land -- Jewish life in Amsterdam -- Beyond the Jewish neighborhood -- Questions and potential consequences -- Doubting the immortality of the soul -- The many forces of intolerance -- The frustrated merchant -- More attempts at Jewish answers -- Exploring the wider world -- The suspected heretic -- Excommunication -- Lenses and the new science -- The Cartesian Revolution -- Launching a written philosophy -- Radical views of nature and God -- Caution and Cartesian lessons -- Plagues of body and mind -- Political upheavals and the Ethics -- Surges of religious unreason -- The Theological-Political Treatise -- Urgent reasons to publish -- The furious public response -- True freedom's gory end -- Quiet amidst the storm -- Discouraging events -- Personal encounters -- Death and its aftermath.
"A brilliant schoolboy in Amsterdam quickly learns to keep his ideas to himself. When he is twenty-three years old, those ideas prove so shocking and scandalous to his Jewish community that he is publicly denounced and expelled from his synagogue and neighborhood. The scandal shows no sign of waning as his ideas spread throughout seventeenth-century Europe, where he is almost universally reviled as an instrument of the devil. At the center of the storm, he lives the simplest of lives, quietly devoted to his work as a lens grinder and to his steadfast search for truth--an endeavor that paves the way for all that is best in modern democracies. He does not live to see the results of his efforts, but his ideas change the world."--Provided by publisher.

Dengeki Daisy

April 16, 2015
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?

Nisekoi = False love

April 16, 2015
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 -- v. 6. Showtime -- v. 7. The reason -- v. 8. Last minute
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.

Attack on Titan

April 16, 2015
Isayama, Hajime, 1986-, author, artist.
New York, N.Y. : Kodansha Comics, 2012-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2010 by Kodansha Ltd.
v. 1. The desperate battle begins! -- v. 2. Birth of a monster -- v. 3. Traitor -- v. 4. Humanity pushes back! -- v. 5. Can you go home again? -- v. 6. Titan on the hunt -- v. 7. Turning on their own -- v. 8. Blood on his hands -- v. 9. Humanity's worst nightmare -- v. 10. Fortress of blood -- v. 11. Do you think this world has a future? -- v. 12. The chase is on -- v. 13. No safe place left -- v. 14. Erwin's greatest gamble -- v. 15. Fugitives and prisoners
For the past century, what's left of mankind has hidden in a giant, three-walled city, trapped in fear of the bizarre, giant humanoids known as the Titans. Little is known about where they came from or why they are bent on consuming human-kind, but the sudden appearance of an enormous Titan is about change everything.

Say I love you

April 16, 2015
Hazuki, Kanae, 1980- author, artist.
New York : Kodansha Comics, c2014-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Manga style. Reads right to left.
Mei Tachibana has no friends--and she doesn't need them! Ever since her "friends" betrayed her in elementary school, she's sworn off friendship entirely. All it leads to is betrayal and heartbreak, and she's well enough on her own. But everything changes when she accidentally roundhouse kicks the most popular boy in school! However, Yamato Kurosawa isn't angry in the slightest-- in fact, he thinks his ordinary life could use an unusual girl like Mei! He won't take no for an answer, and soon Mei and Yamato embark on an unwanted friendship that will change both of them forever.

Kiss of the rose princess

April 16, 2015
Shouoto, Aya, author, illustrator.
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, [2014]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Anise Yamamoto has been told that if she ever removes the rose choker given to her by her father, a terrible punishment will befall her. Unfortunately she loses that choker when a bat-like being named Ninufa falls from the sky and hits her. Ninufa gives Anise four cards representing four knights whom she can summon with a kiss. But now that she has these gorgeous men at her beck and call, what exactly is her quest?!

Legend : the graphic novel

April 16, 2015
Dragoon, Leigh, 1976-
New York, New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
Based on the trilogy by Marie Lu.
Once known as the western coast of the United States, the Republic is now a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors, the colonies. Teens June, a military prodigy born into wealth, and Day, a criminal from the slums, are brought together and face plague, war, and a powerful, common enemy.

Bad machinery

April 14, 2015
Allison, John, 1976-
Portland, OR : Oni Press, 2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 23 x 32 cm.
Originally serialized in ScaryGoRound.com from September 2009 to April 2010.
v. 1. The case of the team spirit -- v. 2. The case of the good boy
Jack, Sonny, Linton, Shauna, Charlotte, and Mildred-- six kids navigating the treacherous waters of school and adolesence while diving into the whirlpool of mysteries that swirls around the peculiar English town of Tackleford.

Captain America : castaway in dimension Z

April 10, 2015
Remender, Rick.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2014-
v. : chiefly col. ill ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine.
v. 1. Castaway in dimension Z : book 1 -- v. 2. Castaway in dimension Z : book 2 -- v. 3. Loose Nuke -- v. 4. The iron nail
Arnim Zola's ambitions leave Captain America stranded in the upside-down territory known as Dimension Z. With no country and no allies, what's left for the Sentinel of Liberty to protect? Just the one thing that his foe values most...Zola's son! Steve has saved the boy's life, but can he keep him alive against the savage barbarians of Phrox - with the fate of a world hinging on his victory?

Buffy the vampire slayer. Season 10

April 10, 2015
Milwaukie, Oregon : Dark Horse Comics, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. New rules -- v. 2. I wish
Buffy and her pals are shocked to discover a new kind of vampire: harder kill, able to transform and walk in the light of day. If that weren't enough, the rules of magic are literally being rewritten.

The bullies of Wall Street : this is how greed messed up our economy

April 9, 2015
Bair, Sheila, author.
©2015
256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
"In 2008, America went through a terrible financial crisis, and we are still suffering the consequences. Families lost their homes, had to give up their pets, and struggled to pay for food and medicine. Businesses didn't have money to buy equipment or hire and pay workers. Millions of people lost their jobs and their life savings. More than 100,000 businesses went bankrupt ... [Former FDIC chairman Bair] describes the many ways in which a broken system led families into financial trouble, and also explains the decisions being made at the time by the most powerful people in the country--from CEOs of multinational banks, to heads of government regulatory committees--that led to the recession" --Amazon.com.

Akira

April 7, 2015
Ōtomo, Katsuhiro, 1954-
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, c2000-2002
6 v. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm.
Set complete in 6 volumes.
Originally published in Japan in 1989 and 1990 in Young magazine by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

Organic food

April 7, 2015
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
118 pages ; 24 cm.

Transgender people

April 7, 2015
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, [2015]
152 pages ; 23 cm.

What are the jobs of the future?

April 7, 2015
Farmington Hills, Mich : Greenhaven Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
111 pages ; 23 cm.
Many jobs will be replaced by technological innovation / Bernard Condon and Paul Wiseman -- Many jobs will be created by technological innovation / Jessica Long and William Brindley -- Government policies must help technological innovation create jobs / The Economist -- Data scientist is the most promising job of the future / Hilary Mason, interviewed by Greg A. Smith -- The job of data scientist is surrounded by hype / Amelia Greenhall -- Software engineer is a promising job of the future / John R. Platt -- Fewer youths are seeking jobs in agriculture / Joseph Cress -- College degrees will be valuable for the jobs of the future / Pew Research Center -- Skills and credentials will be valuable for the jobs of the future / Anne Kim -- Science and math education will provide job opportunities and security / David Langdon et al -- Gender gaps may continue in science and math education / Kimberly Pohl and Melissa Silverberg -- Freelancing will replace traditional employment / Brad Howarth -- Offices will become more flexible workplaces / Alison Maitland and Peter Thomson -- Coworking: is it just a fad or the future of business? / Adriana Lopez.

Scientific research

April 7, 2015
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
1. Should the government fund scientific research? -- Government-funded scientific research is an investment in the future / Annalee Newitz -- Government funding of scientific research is essential to the public good / Oliver Tonkin -- Government funding lowers the quality of scientific research / Patrick J. Michaels -- Cuts in government funding for science research endanger the national economy / David Eisenberg -- Government funding of medical research injects politics into scientific questions / Michael D. Tanner -- Government research funding is essential for maintaining world leadership in science / Alexander Nakhnikian -- 2. Is there too much regulation for scientific research? -- Excessing federal regulation diverts scientists' time from research / Tobin L. Smith, Josh Trapani, Anthony DeCrappeo, and David Kennedy -- Regulation of government-funded scientific research is justified / Clark Wolf -- Regulations that impede research productivity should be reduced / National Research Council -- Stronger regulation of nanotechnology research is needed for safety / Adam Soliman -- Regulatory impediments hinder innovative research in medicine / Richard A. Epstein -- Scientists agree that geoengineering research should be regulated / David Kramer -- Tight regulation of stem cell research prevents investment required for progress / Jon Entine -- There is inadequate regulation of scientific research useful to terrorists / Jim Sensenbrenner -- 3. Should animals be used in scientific research? -- The grim food of animal research / Wesley j. Smith -- Results from research on animals are not valid when applied to humans / American Anti-Vivisection Society -- Scientific research on animals is vital to advance in medicine / Ross R. Keller -- Not all scientific research on animals is ethically justified / Lori Gruen -- Opposition to animal studies threatens research in psychology / Allyson J. Bennett -- Replacements must be found for animals in scientific research / Hope Ferdowsian -- Alternatives to animal experimentation have limitations / Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics -- Technological alternatives can end the experimental use of animals / George Dvorsky -- 4. Are fraud and misconduct by scientists common? -- Scientific research fraud is on the rise / Associated Press -- Scientific misconduct occurs but is rare / Richard B. Primack -- Reporting of scientific misconduct should go beyond high-profile scandals / Declan Fahy -- Scientific misconduct is less common than implied by the media / Heinrich Rohrer -- Scientific misconduct : more copes, more robbers? / Colin Macilwain -- Fraud and misconduct are threatening scientific research / Alok Jha -- Sometimes scientists are accused of misconduct for political reasons / Christian Smith.
"Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.

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