New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

May 18, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Superman, the Golden Age

May 17, 2018
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 -- v. 4. Worl'd finest comics 3-5, Superman 12-15, and Action Comics 41-47

Children of the whales

May 17, 2018
Umeda, Abi.
San Francisco : Viz Media, LLC., 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2013 by Akita Publishing Co, Ltd, Tokyo.


May 17, 2018
Revoy, Antoine J. D., author.
New York : First Second, 2018.
221 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Tucked away in a quiet Japanese neighborhoods lies a peculiar playground. There, Hisao and Sayuri meet a masked ghost named Toothless. And there, one of their friends gets hurt. Now they must race against the clock to solve the mystery of who Toothless really is -and break the playground's curse."--Inside cover.

The unbelievable Gwenpool

May 17, 2018
Hastings, Chris, 1983- author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, [2016 -]
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 3. Totally in continuity -- v. 4. Beyond the fourth wall
Gwen Poole used to be a comic book reader just like you ... until she woke up in a world where the characters she read about seemed to be real! But that can't be, right? This must all be fake, or a dream or something, right? And you know what that means ... Could Gwenpool truly be Marvel's least responsible and least role-modely character to date? She can if she tries!

Period : twelve voices tell the bloody truth

May 16, 2018
xv, 208 pages ; 20 cm
Introduction / Kate Farrell -- She'll become a woman later / Arisleyda Dilone -- Periods and friendship / Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow -- Going with the flow : blood and sisterhood at the London Marathon / Madame Gandhi -- I can't walk but I can bleed / Santina Muha -- There's a first for everything / Ingrid Nilsen -- My period and me: a trans guy's guide to menstruation / Wiley Reading -- Black blood / Ashley Reese -- The homeless period : it doesn't bear thinking about and that's the problem / Kylyssa Shay -- Bad blood / Emma Straub -- The politics of periods / Jennifer Weiss-Wolf -- Periods, according to pop culture / Elizabeth Yuko -- Resources -- About the authors
In this collection, writers of various ages and across racial, cultural, and gender identities share stories about the period. Each of our twelve authors brings an individual perspective and sensibility. They write about homeless periods, nonexistent periods, male periods, political periods, and more. Told with warmth and humor, these essays celebrate all kinds of period experiences. --

Batman : ghosts

May 16, 2018
Kieth, Sam, writer, artist, colourist.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form in Batman Confidential 40-43, Batman/Lobo: Deadly Serious 1-2."
"Batman has always been Gotham's protector, watching over the city he has sworn to keep safe. But what happens when Batman has to face a foe he can't see? Find out in Batman: Ghosts."--Provided by publisher.

Superman : reborn

May 16, 2018
Jurgens, Dan, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"Originally published in single magazine form in Action Comics 973-976 and Superman 18-19"--Title page verso.

Walking is a way of knowing : in a Kadar forest

May 15, 2018
Ramesh, Madhuri.
[Besant Nagar, Madras, India] : Tara Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 25 cm.
The Kadars are a small indigenous community in south India. Even though they no longer live deep in the forest, they still walk its paths every day. For them, walking is a way of knowing, not just a way of getting from place to place. This is the story of a Kadar elder who takes a young urban visitor through the tangled woods that make up his ancient home. The book captures an urban nature lover's experience of learning from a forest-dweller -- and is beautifully illustrated to bring alive the dark richness of an lndian tropical forest.

I am Gandhi

May 14, 2018
Meltzer, Brad, author.
New York, NY : Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"Illustrated by 25 acclaimed artist." --Cover

The American way : those above and below

May 14, 2018
Ridley, John, 1965- writer.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form as The American way: Those above and those below 1-6".
"It's been a decade since the Civil Defense Corps was exposed as a fraud created by the U.S. Government for propaganda purposes. While most of the heroes who survived the catastrophe have retired or disappeared, the New American still carries on, trying to keep communities safe amid the social turmoil of the 1970s. As the ground shifts beneath his feet and new threats arise, which side will the American choose?"--Provided by publisher.

Globalization : why we care about faraway events

May 11, 2018
Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.
White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, 2018.
vii, 120 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
The world cup on a global stage -- What is globalization? -- Money in a global world -- Global rules of trade -- Global politics -- In the name of the law -- Crossing the cultural divide.
Is your salad drizzled with olive oil imported from Italy? What country made the car that your parents drive? Globalization connects us today more than ever before, and in ways we never expected, and populations around the world are questioning whether this is a purely beneficial circumstance or if we should take steps to scale back our interrelatedness. Globalization: Why We Care About Faraway Events delves into the nature and history of interconnected relationships between the governments, businesses, media, and industries all around the world and asks pressing questions about the future.

Wonder Woman

May 9, 2018
Rucka, Greg, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. The lies -- v. 2. Year one -- v. 3. The truth -- v. 4. Godwatch -- v. 5. Heart of the Amazon

The mighty Thor

May 9, 2018
Aaron, Jason, author.
New York : Marvel Enterprises, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Thunder in her veins -- v. 2. Lords of Midgard -- v. 3. The Asgard/Shi'ar War -- v. 4. The war Thor
When Dr. Jane Foster lifts the mystic hammer Mjolnir, she is transformed into the Goddess of Thunder, the Mighty Thor! Her enemies are many, as Asgard descends further into chaos and unrest threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms.

Boying up : how to be brave, bold and brilliant

May 9, 2018
Bialik, Mayim. author.
New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2018]
200 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
How boy bodies work -- How boy bodies grow -- How boys learn -- How boys love -- How boys cope -- How boys matter.
As an observant mother of two boys-- and with plenty of scientific information from her life as a neuroscientist-- Bialik talks directly to teen boys about what it means to grow from a boy to a man biologically, psychologically, and sociologically. She takes a look at what it means for boys to come of age in today's world, how can they take control of their paths, and what can they do to help shape the types of futures they want for themselves.


May 8, 2018
Sanbe, Kei, author, artist.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2013 by Kadokawa Corporation, Tokyo.

It's your universe : you have the power to make it happen

May 8, 2018
Eckstein, Ashley, 1981- author.
Los Angeles : Disney Editions, 2018.
201 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Ashley Eckstein grew up inspired by all things Disney. She launched Her Universe, an apparel company catering to fan girls, which has become a preferred partner for Disney and their girl power initiative. In IT'S YOUR UNIVERSE, Ashley shares her own life lessons, as well as lessons from iconic Disney characters, as a way to inspire girls to create big dreams and work to make them a reality. Ashley tells her story of being a little girl dreaming of being on a Disney stage, voicing the first female Jedi, Ahsoka Tano, and starting Her Universe, a blockbuster clothing line and community for fangirls. With prompts for journal entries and quotes from iconic Disney characters, Ashley shows how princesses, Jedis, and super heroes were great role models for choosing her own path."-- Provided by publisher.

Sexism and race

May 8, 2018
Harris, Duchess, author.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018]
112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
The march heard around the world -- Invisible soldiers -- Speaking up, fighting back -- Silent killers -- The longest walk -- Women of color in the workforce -- Leaning in, digging deep -- I dream a world.
Race plays a significant role in shaping women of color's experience with sexism. This title takes a look at the history of sexism that women of color have endured, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices.

Kenzie's rules for life

May 8, 2018
Ziegler, Mackenzie, 2004- author.
New York : Gallery Books, [2018]
xvi, 229 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"Growing up is hard, but growing up in the spotlight is even harder. However, Mackenzie Ziegler is taking it all in stride, thanks to her positive attitude on life. From getting her start on Dance Moms, to her sold-out tour alongside Johnny Orlando, there’s nothing that she can’t do. In Kenzie’s Rules for Life, the dance prodigy, singer/songwriter, actress, and model offers her advice on friendship, family, fitness, style, and positivity. She shares lessons drawn from her own experiences for those navigating through their tween years on how to be happy, healthy, and confident in all aspects of their lives."

Goldie Vance

May 4, 2018
Larson, Hope, creator, author.
Los Angeles, CA : BOOM!Box, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.

Fatal throne : the wives of Henry VIII tell all

May 4, 2018
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2018]
xi, 396 pages ; 24 cm
Before you begin / Jennifer Donnelly -- Katharine of Aragon / Candace Fleming -- Henry VIII / M.T. Anderson -- Anne Boleyn / Stephanie Hemphill -- Henry VIII / M.T. Anderson -- Jane Seymour / Lisa Ann Sandell -- Henry VIII / M.T. Anderson -- Anne of Cleves / Jennifer Donnelly -- Henry VIII / M.T. Anderson -- Catherine Howard / Linda Sue Park -- Henry VIII / M.T. Anderson -- Kateryn Parr / Deborah Hopkinson -- Henry VIII / M.T. Anderson -- Queen Elizabeth I / M.T. Anderson -- Tudor timeline -- Who's who in the court -- Acknowledgments -- A bibliographic afterword -- About the authors.
Seven award-winning young adult authors illuminate the lives of Britain's King Henry VIII and his six wives from different viewpoints.

Sweetness & lightning

May 3, 2018
Amagakure, Gido, author, artist.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Printed in right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2013 by Kodansha Ltd, Tokyo.
v. 1. A recipe for family -- v. 2. The thrill of dumplings, the agony of veggies -- v. 3. Comfort food -- v. 4. The spice of life -- v. 5. Delicious memories & bittersweet lessons -- v. 8. Lunchtime blues

Deep dark blue

May 2, 2018
Tate, Polo, author.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, 2018.
341 pages ; 22 cm
"A YA memoir of sexual abuse in the Air Force academy, and the author's survival and healing."--Provided by publisher.

Famous immigrant artists

May 2, 2018
Furgang, Adam, author.
New York : Enslow, 2018.
112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Painters -- Photographers -- Sculptors -- Mixed media artists -- Comic book artists -- Film and animation artists -- Street artists.
The United States has often been described as a melting pot, and many people who have immigrated to the U.S. from other countries in search of the American dream have contributed not just their cultural histories and traditions, but their artistic spirit as well. This book covers important immigrant artists such as the naturalist painter John James Audubon, Superman co-creator Joe Shuster, multimedia artist Yoko Ono, cartoonist Art Spiegelman, and the street artist Thierry Guetta (Mr. Brainwash). Immigrant artists have collectively helped to make America great through their tremendous impact on the visual arts.

Famous immigrant athletes

May 2, 2018
Torres, John Albert, author.
New York : Enslow Publishing, [2018]
112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Dikembe Mutombo -- Albert Pujols -- Martina Navratilova -- Arnold Schwarzenegger -- Tamba Hali -- Maria Sharapova -- Patrick Ewing -- Mariano Rivera.
If music is the universal language, then sports is a close second. Every four years the world comes together for soccer's World Cup as well as the Olympics. We take pride in presenting our best to compete against the best. As a country of immigrants, the United States has always been a standout. In fact, some of our best athletes have come from other countries. Readers learn about the greatness of basketball player Dikembe Mutombo, tennis star Martina Navratilova, baseball great Albert Pujols, weightlifter-turned-movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger and more athletes who have come to this country and excelled at their sport.

Famous immigrant computer scientists

May 2, 2018
Bozzone, Donna M., author.
New York : Enslow, 2018.
112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Sundar Pichai : the CEO of Google -- Sergey Brin : co-founder of Google -- Pierre Omidyar : founder of eBay -- Lisa Su : game changer -- Jan Koum : WhatsApp.
Computers and technology play central roles in our lives for work, entertainment, communication, and information management. It is difficult to imagine a time without these tools and even harder to envision living without them now. How were these wonderful toys of technology created? Who is developing future innovations? Think of some of the most famous and familiar services and platforms: Google, eBay, Yahoo, Facebook. Did you know that immigrants such as Sundar Pichai, Jerry Yang, and Jan Kuom, are the creative engines behind these tech juggernauts? This book tells the story of seven of the amazing Americans changing our world.

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