New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

April 16, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Afterschool charisma

April 15, 2014
Suekane, Kumiko.
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, c2010-
v. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Original published in Japan as Houkago no carisma by Shogakukan Inc.
St. Kleio Academy is a very exclusive school. To enroll, a student must be the clone of a famous historical figure. Wolfgang Mozart, Queen Elizabeth, Sigmund Freud, Marie Curie, Adolf Hitler-- with such a combustible student body, it's only a matter of time before the campus explodes! Shiro Kamiya (2XXX- ) The only non-clone at St. Kleio Academy, a school dedicated to the clones of great historical personages. Shiro's father is a professor at the academy. Why is a regular kid taking classes at the school? Nobody seems to know for sure.

Blue exorcist

April 15, 2014
Katō, Kazue, 1980-
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz, 2011-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 20 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"First published in Japan in 2009 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo"--Colophon.
When Rin Okumura learns his real father is the Demon Lord Satan, he swears to defeat him and enters True Cross Academy to become an exorcist.

Undecided : navigating life and learning after high school

April 14, 2014
Morgan, Genevieve
San Francisco : Zest Books, [2014]
247 pages ; 20 cm

Curiosity's mission on Mars : exploring the red planet

April 11, 2014
Miller, Ron, 1947- author.
©2014
64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Discusses some of the information sent back from "Curiosity," the Mars Rover, including pictures of the Martian landscape, traces of water in Martian soil, and the key chemicals necessary for life.

Elena Kagan : a biography

April 11, 2014
Greene, Meg, author.
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2014]
xiv, 172 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
The streets of New York -- Growing up -- College years -- Learning the law -- The makings of a legal scholar -- Practicing and teaching -- At the White House -- Harvard and Washington -- Solicitor General -- Justice Kagan.

Attack on Titan

April 9, 2014
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. 9. Humanity's worst nightmare -- v. 10. Fortress of blood -- v. 11. Do you think this world has a future?
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.

Batman beyond : Batgirl beyond

April 9, 2014
Beechen, Adam.
New York : DC Comics, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form in Batman beyond 1-2, Batman beyond unlimited 14-18 and online as Batman beyond chapters 19-29.
Batman created by Bob Kane.
Terry McGinnis (the Batman of the future) and an elderly Bruce Wayne (the original Batman) are the sworn protectors of Neo-Gotham. But a new hero has entered into town, one that has caught the attention of Commissioner Barbara Gordon: Batgirl! Who is this new vigilante and what role will she play in the future of Neo-Gotham? Plus, Terry McGinnis faces a familiar foe and teams with the Metal Men to take them down!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 prelude

April 9, 2014
Cohen, Tom.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form as The amazing Spider-Man: the movie adaptation #1-2; The amazing Spider-Man: the movie #1-2; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #9 and #41; Amazing Spider-Man: cinematic infinite comic #1.
"Based on the film The Amazing Spider-Man. Story by James Vanderbilt ; screenplay by James Vanderbilt, Steve Kloves & Alvin Sargent ; produced by Avi Arad & Matt Tomlach ; directed by Marc Webb."

Made you look : how advertising works and why you should know

April 7, 2014
Graydon, Shari, 1958-
Toronto : Annick Press, [2013]
155 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Ad power -- You're the bull's-eye -- And now: a newer happier you! -- Advertising in disguise -- Can they do that?! -- You power.
Outlines the history and purpose of advertising, discusses target audiences, the techniques advertisers use, hidden advertisements, limits on advertising, and ways to strike back at advertisers, and suggests related activities.

Minecrafter : the unofficial guide to Minecraft & other building games.

April 3, 2014
Chicago, Ill. : Triumph Books LLC, c2013.
112 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Cover title.
"Gallery: building 2013's coolest creations"--Cover.

Bart Simpson to the rescue!

April 3, 2014
Groening, Matt.
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Collects Bart Simpson 53-54 and 56-58.

The amazing Spider-Man.

April 2, 2014
New York, NY : Marvel Comics, c2005-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
Collected edition reprint.
v. 8. Amazing Spider-Man #161-185 ; Annual #11 -- v. 11 Amazing Spider-Man #231-248 ; Annual #16-17

Sweet rein

April 2, 2014
Tsukuba, Sakura.
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, 2013-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"First published in Japan in 2005 by Hakusensha, Inc., Tokyo."
Sad at the thought of spending Christmas alone, kurumi sagara goes out for a walk. While she's crossing the street, a boy bumps into her, and a rein suddenly appears that binds them together. The overjoyed boy tells her she's his master and that she's a Santa Claus. Kurumi dismisses him as a crazy person, but then he transforms into a reindeer?!

Anti-Semitism

March 31, 2014
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
ch. 1. What social factors contribute to anti-Semitism? Racism and anti-Semitism are often culturally validated / Jack Levin and Jim Nolan ; Is homophobia the new anti-Semitism? / Michelle Goldberg ; Anti-Semitism is worse during an economic crisis / Ira Stoll. ; Anti-Semitism among African Americans was based on cultural factors that have now changed / Jim Sleeper -- ch. 2. What is the relationship among Christianity, Islam, and Anti-Semitism? Anti-Semitism has Christian roots / Pieter van der Horst, as told to Manfred Gerstenfeld ; The Christian church opposed the social Darwinism that fed Nazi anti-Semitism / Harry Schnitker ; Anti-Semitism in the Islamic world has deep religious roots / Andrew Bostom, as told to Mark Tapson ; Anti-Semitism in the Islamic world is linked to Israeli actions / Yossi Gurvitz ; There are parallels between Islamophobia and anti-Semitism / Sabine Schiffer and Constantin Wagner ; Anti-Semitism isn't Islamophobia / Phyllis Chesler -- ch. 3. Is opposition to Israeli policy linked to anti-Semitism? Anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism / David Solway ; Anti-Zionism is not anti-Semitism / Lex Rofes ; Seeds of Anti-Semitism / Michael Gerson ; Did "the Israel Lobby" change anything? / Stephen M. Walt ; Sounding off / Spencer Ackerman ; The term Israel Firster is not an anti-Semitic slur / Philip Weiss -- ch. 4. What political groups are linked to anti-Semitism? The Occupy Wall Street Movement is anti-Semitic / Ben Shapiro ; Where are the anti-Semites of Occupy Wall Street? / Richard Cohen ; US conservatives embrace white nationalist anti-Semites and racists / Menachem Z. Rosensaft ; American liberals are guilty of anti-Semitism / Valerie Tarico ; Anti-Semitism is growing among the European right / Alex Pearlman ; The European left is more dangerous to Jews than is the European right / Soeren Kern.
"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.

Behavioral disorders

March 31, 2014
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
c.h 1. Are behavioral disorders a serious problem? Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a real disease / Zinnia Jones -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is not a disease / Fred Baughman, as told to The Mark News -- Bipolar disorder in children is a serious problem / Mani Pavuluri -- Bipolar disorder is widely misdiagnosed in children / Jon Ronson -- ch. 2. What factors contribute to behavioral disorders? Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder has a genetic basis / Penny Bailey -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder has a sociological and evolutionary basis / Peter Gray -- Vaccines cause autism / Michael Snyder -- Anatomy of a scare / Sharon Begley -- Returning soldiers find themselves in fragile state / Christopher Curry -- PTSD's diagnostic trap / Sally Satel -- ch. 3. How should behavioral disorders be treated? Drugs are an effective treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Caroline Miller -- Do ADHD drugs take a toll on the brain? / Edmund S. Higgins -- Nonmedication treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are effective / Nancy Shute -- Medical marijuana should be considered as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder / Steve Fox -- Some experts disagree that medical marijuana should be considered as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder / Joey Peters -- Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder / Allen Weg -- ch. 4. What policies will best address the challenges of behavioral disorders? Mainstreaming benefits autistic students / Cindy Long -- Mainstreaming may not benefit autistic students / Laura Madsen -- Veterans should not be wrongly discharged for personality disorder / Paul Sullivan -- Discharged veterans are thoroughly evaluated for personality disorder / Gina S. Farrisee.
"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.

Copyright infringement

March 31, 2014
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
247 pages ; 23 cm.
ch. 1. What constitues copyright infringement? Copyright infringement is theft / Jonathan Pink -- Copyright infringement is not theft / Ben Jones -- Is music sampling copyright infringement? / Maria Christine D. Aragones -- If you've ever sold a used iPod, you may have violated copyright law / Marvin Ammori -- Selling used digital goods is protected by the first-sale doctrine / Corynne McSherry -- ch. 2. What is the economic impact of copyright infringement? Copyright infringement hurts the economy / Department for Professional Employees -- The negative effects of copyright infringement are overstated / Julian Sanchez -- Why should we stop online piracy? / Matthew Yglesias -- Copyright infringement litigation creates legal and financial burdens / Eriq Gardner -- Music sales are hurt by copyright infringement / Steven Seidenberg -- ch. 3. Is copyright law effective? The digital millennium copyright act protects against copyright infringement / Jeffrey D. Neuburger -- The digital millennium copyright act jeopardizes fair use / Fred von Lohmann -- The copyright alert system will prevent copyright infringement / Recording Industry Association of America -- The copyright alert system violates consumers' rights and will not stop copyright infringement / Joey LeMay -- Creative commons licensing promotes creative works / Glyn Moody -- Innovate or legislate / Reihan Salam and Patrick Ruffini -- ch. 4. How does technology affect copyright infringement? Peer-to-peer services facilitate copyright infringement / Kollin J. Zimmermann -- Peer-to-peer services can be legitimized / Devindra Hardawar -- Self-published e-books encourage copyright infringement / Mike Essex -- Copyright infringement of e-books is an ethical grey area / Martin Paul Eve -- Copyright policy can adapt to changing technology / Laurence Kaye -- Changing technology has made traditional copyright policy obsolete / Chad Perrin.
"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.

Education

March 31, 2014
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
217 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ch. 1. What is the state of education in America? American students perform poorly compared to students in other countries / Amanda Ripley -- American students perform favorably compared to students in other countries / Gerald W. Bracey -- Teachers' unions have not been good for American education / Terry M. Moe -- Bipartisan, but unfounded: the assault on teachers' unions / Richard D. Kahlenberg -- ch. 2. Are school-choice alternatives a good idea? The educational bonanza in privatizing government schools / Andrew Bernstein -- The republican war on education / Ruth Conniff -- School vouchers are a good alternative to public schools / Gary Jason -- False choice: how private school vouchers might harm minority students / Matthew McKnight -- In defense of school-choice tax credits / David French -- Tax credits for school choice do not benefit taxpayers and students / National Education Association -- ch. 3. Should religion and religious ideas be part of public education? Public schools have been overly sanitized of religion / John W. Whitehead -- Public schools are rightfully neutral on religion / Americans United for Separation of Church and State -- The ruling religion in schools / Kurt Williamsen -- Mr. Dawkins, tear down this wall! / Satoshi Kanazawa -- Debate about evolution should be taught in science class / Casey Luskin -- Neither creationism nor debate about evolution should be taught in schools / Heather Weaver -- ch. 4. How should the education system be improved? Federal spending on education should be cut / Neal McCluskey -- Federal spending on education should not be cut / Robert L. Borosage -- Merit pay for teachers should be used to improve education / Frederick M. Hess -- What's wrong with merit pay? / Diane Ravitch.
"Opposing Viewpoints: Education: 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.

Can glacier and ice melt be reversed?

March 31, 2014
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
114 pages ; 23 cm.
The melting of glaciers cannot be reversed / Tim Appenzeller -- Glaciers are growing, not melting / Robert Felix -- Third-World stove soot is target in climate fight / Elisabeth Rosenthal -- The melting of Arctic ice cannot be reversed / Fen Montaigne -- The media exaggerates the extent of ice melt in the Arctic / Ben Pile -- Ice sheets are melting at an increasing rate / Irene Quaile -- The melting of glaciers cannot be reversed with global warming / Bharat Raj Singh and Onkar Singh -- Ice sheets are not collapsing / Cliff Ollier -- Antarctica is melting / Erik Conway -- Antarctica is not melting / Marc Sheppard -- Global warming : impact of receding snow and ice surprises scientists / Pete Spotts -- Permafrost is melting / Ben Cubby -- Permafrost warming is widely misunderstood / Guido Grosse et al.

Should the federal income tax be eliminated?

March 31, 2014
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
89 pages ; 24 cm.
The Federal income tax does not pay for the functions of government / Alan Stang -- The Federal income tax is immoral / D. Michael Martindale -- Paying the Federal income tax is a civic duty / Walter Rodgers -- The real "1 percent" / Michael Tanner -- The US government should adopt a flat tax system / Stephen M. Musco -- The US government should not adopt a flat tax system / Michael Chester -- The US government should adopt a consumption tax system / Robert H. Frank -- The US government should not adopt a consumption tax system / David Glenn Cox -- The US government should adopt a single progressive income tax / Rich McSheehy --The US government should not punish corporations for using tax havens / Richard W. Rahn -- The US government should eliminate state corporate income taxes / Josh Barro -- The US government should eliminate all taxes / Bob Adelmann.

Should the rich pay higher taxes?

March 31, 2014
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
109 pages ; 24 cm.
The rich should pay higher taxes / David Cay Johnston -- The rich should not pay higher taxes / Curtis S. Dubay -- The Warren Buffett rule would equalize taxation / Warren E. Buffett -- The Warren Buffett rule would not equalize taxation / Curtis S. Dubay -- The Warren Buffett rule is a fraud / Patrick Martin -- Why taxing the rich is no solution / Tino Sanandaji and Arvid Malm -- Rich Americans are not over-taxed / Sarah Ayres and Michael Linden -- Taxing the rich will improve the US economy / Dave Johnson -- Taxing the rich will not improve the US economy / Michael Medved -- Taxing the rich will not pay off the US deficit / David Brown, Gabe Horwitz, and David Kendall -- Low tax rates for the wealthy have widened the gap between rich and poor / Andre Damon -- Current high tax rates for the wealthy have created class divisions / Brian T. Carter -- You can't tax the rich / Thomas Sowell.
"The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives -- eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to future research"-- Provided by publisher.

Should the US close its borders?

March 31, 2014
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2014].
148 pages ; 24 cm.
Continued efforts to close US borders are necessary / Mark Krikorian -- Closing US borders is immoral and impractical / Seth Polley -- Keeping US borders open increases crime and terrorism / Jim Kouri -- Keeping US borders open will not increase crime / Radley Balko -- Open borders improve the US economy / Gordon H. Hanson -- Open borders hurt US workers / Michael Cutler -- Open borders enrich the United States / Darrell M. West -- The US should provide better evidence that its borders are secure / Edward Alden and Bryan Roberts -- Measures to secure the Canadian border hinder relations with Canada / Jena Beker McNeill and Diem Nguyen -- Expanded border enforcement strategies have reduced illegal immigration / Marshall Fitz -- fencing US borders will not deter illegal immigration / Nick Miroff -- The town on the wrong side of America's drugs war / Guy Adams -- Fenced in / Amy Leinbach Marquis -- Fencing US borders benefits the environment / Federation for American Immigration reform -- Fencing the southern border of the United States reflects American racism / Mark Karlin.
"At Issue: Should the US Close Its Borders?: 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.

Earthrise : my adventures as an Apollo 14 astronaut

March 27, 2014
Mitchell, Edgar D.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2014]
vii, 184 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
From big skies to Buck Rogers -- Barnstormers, flying machines, and UFOs -- Spreading my wings -- NASA here we come -- Getting there -- A super long shot -- The rocky road down -- A marvelous day for a moonwalk -- Trek to cone crater -- The extraordinary ride home -- Expanding horizons -- Exploring new worlds.

Every body's talking : what we say without words

March 27, 2014
Jackson, Donna M., 1959-
©2014
64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Louder than words -- Here's looking at you -- Bodies in motion -- Spotting lies -- Multicultural moves -- Fake it...until you become it.

Bleach

March 26, 2014
Kubo, Tite.
San Francisco, CA : Viz, [2004]-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Shonen Jump manga.
First published in Japan in 2001 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.

Naruto

March 26, 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.

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