New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

October 1, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Lies in the dust : a tale of remorse from the Salem witch trials

September 30, 2014
Crane, Jakob, author.
122 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
In Salem's dark days of 1692 and 1693, young girls pointed fingers and accused others of witchcraft, sentencing them to torture or even death. When the cloud lifted, and accusations were shown to be false, the girls faced little, if any, penalty. Were they sorry? No one knows. Only one girl, Ann Putnam, Jr., felt moved to show remorse publicly. Fourteen years after the trials, Ann wrote a letter of apology. This is her story.

Les misérables

September 30, 2014
Silvermoon, Crystal, adapter, author.
Richmond Hill, Ontario : Udon Entertainment, Inc., 2014
337 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"Manga classics"--Cover.
In a new graphic novel adaptation, escaped convict Jean Valjean risks his freedom to take care of a motherless young girl during a period of political unrest in Paris while Inspector Javert relentlessly pursues him for a minor crime.

Pride and prejudice

September 30, 2014
King, Stacy, author.
Richmond Hill : Udon Entertainment, 2014.
369 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"Manga classics"--Cover.
The Bennet household has five daughters and no male heirs so the arrival of an eligible bachelor at a nearby estate incites interest.


September 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.

Ultimate comics Spider-Man

September 26, 2014
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.

Wonder Woman

September 26, 2014
Azzarello, Brian.
New York, N.Y. : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Wonder Woman created by William Moulton Marston.
v. 1. Blood -- v. 2. Guts -- v. 3. Iron -- v. 4. War

Batman : Arkham unhinged

September 26, 2014
New York, N.Y. : DC Comics, c2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published online.
"Based on the hit videogame"--Cover.

Boyfriend shopping

September 26, 2014
Sewell, Earl.
Washington : Harlequin®Kimani Tru, 2014.
297 pages ; 21 cm
Shopping for my boyfriend / Earl Sewell -- My only wish / Caridad Ferrer -- All I want for Christmas is you / Deidre Berry.
Shopping for My Boyfriend by Earl Sewell: When Jeremy, Anna's longtime crush, asks her to be his girlfriend, it's a yuletide surprise she never saw coming. And in order to get him the perfect gift, she will have to do a total 180 from shy girl to outrageous reality show contestant. But to discover what Jeremy truly desires for Christmas, Anna will have to get close and risk her heart.

Batman : Gordon of Gotham

September 26, 2014
Dixon, Chuck, 1954- author.
New York : DC Comics, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Gotham City Police Commissioner Jim Gordon stars in this new collection of crime stories from the 1990s that stars the colorful, determined cops of Batman's home town. Collects BATMAN: GORDON OF GOTHAM #1-4, BATMAN: GCPD #1-4 and BATMAN: GORDON'S LAW #1-4"-- Provided by publisher.

Girls vs. guys : surprising differences between the sexes

September 25, 2014
Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author.
Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2015]
72 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
A striking difference -- Some like it hot -- Not-so-white lies -- Everybody in the pool! -- Say cheese -- Gender throw down -- Flower power -- Drive, baby, drive! -- Heartbreak hotel -- Let's have a contest -- The eyes have it -- It's got to be here somewhere -- What's so funny? -- Buzz off! -- Weight, weight, don't tell me! -- Without a clue -- Head of the class -- The key(board) to happiness-- Silence is golden? -- Man of my dreams -- Cootie or cutie? -- Just tooling around -- Don't sweat the small stuff -- Mirror, mirror on the wall ... -- Out of your league -- What's on your mind, guys? -- What! are you dense? -- I wish I ...

Poisoned apples : poems for you, my pretty

September 24, 2014
Heppermann, Christine.
New York : Greenwillow Books, 2014.
114 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Includes index of first lines.
"Christine Heppermann's powerful collection of free verse poems explore how girls are taught to think about themselves, their bodies, their friends--as consumers, as objects, as competitors. Based on classic fairy tale characters and fairy tale tropes, the poems range from contemporary retellings to first person accounts set within the original stories. From Snow White's cottage and Rapunzel's tower to health class and the prom, these poems are a moving depiction of young women, society, and our expectations. Poisoned Apples is a dark, clever, witty, beautiful, and important book for teenage girls, their sisters, their mothers, and their best friends"-- Provided by publisher.

Ghostly evidence : exploring the paranormal

September 24, 2014
Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-
Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2014]
64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
What is a ghost? -- Haunted places -- Ghost hunters -- Supernatural hoaxes -- Paranormal experiences.
Are ghosts real? Many ghost sightings are easily explained. Others are harder to dismiss. Is there any proof? Kelly Milner Halls investigates eyewitness accounts from ghost hunters, mediums, and paranormal experts. Includes a short section on faking ghost photos.

Rethinking normal : a memoir in transition

September 23, 2014
Hill, Katie Rain, author.
264 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
In the title, the word "normal" is printed upside down and backwards.
"In this young adult memoir, a transgender girl shares her personal journey of growing up as a boy and then undergoing gender reassignment during her teens"-- Provided by publisher.

Satan's Prep

September 23, 2014
Guarente, Gabe.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Trevor Loomis is trying to survive the year at Satan's Prep so he can transfer to Purgatory, but plans change when Persephone Plumm starts at the school.

I remember Beirut

September 19, 2014
Abirached, Zeina, 1981-
Minneapolis Graphic Universe, 2014.
96 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm.
Zeina Abirached grew up in Beirut in the 1980sas fighting between Christians and Muslims divided the city streets. With striking black-and-white artwork, Abirached recalls the details of ordinary life inside a war zone.

The Hedge knight. II, Sworn sword

September 19, 2014
Avery, Ben, 1974- adapter.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Game of Thrones prequel graphic novel.
"Collecting 'The Hedge Knight II: The sworn sword', #1-6"--Page 4 of cover.
Set one hundred years before the events in George R. R. Martin's epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, The Sworn Sword graphic novel follows the adventures of Ser Duncan and his squire, Egg, as they quest for honor and glory in the Seven Kingdoms.

New Avengers

September 18, 2014
Hickman, Jonathan.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, c2014-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Everything dies -- v. 2. Infinity

The big book of girl stuff

September 18, 2014
King, Bart, 1962- author.
320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Eyes wide open : going behind the environmental headlines

September 17, 2014
Fleischman, Paul.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
203 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Noticing. Optical illusions ; The essentials ; My town/your town -- Perception. Vested interests ; Common sense ; Out of sight ; In the now ; Backstory: The oil embargo -- Defense mechanisms. Denial ; Projection ; Regression -- Systems. Democracy ; Capitalism ; Backstory: Ozone -- Attitudes. Science to the rescue ; Never retreat ; No limits ; Losing control ; Backstory: Kyoto -- Eues abroad and ahead. Conflict ; Chindia ; Fixes ; Coming soon.
"We're living in an aha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never seen before. The downsides weren't visible for centuries, but now they are. Suddenly everything needs rethinking - suburbs, cars, fast food, cheap prices. It's a changed world. This book explains it. Using politics, psychology, and history for attitude, Eyes Wide Open shows how to see the principles driving events and attitudes, from vested interests to denial to big-country syndrome. Here's the briefing you need to comprehend the twenty-first century"--Page [4] of cover.

The fashion book

September 17, 2014
Black, Alexandra, author.
New York : DK Publishing, 2014.
160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Create your own cool looks from the story of style."--Cover.
A sassy style guide for girls shares insight into the fashion world and how to personalize one's appearance for best results, chronicling fashion trends throughout history while sharing practical tips from top designers and models.

Arctic thaw : climate change and the global race for energy resources

September 16, 2014
McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino.
64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm

Green Lantern Corps

September 15, 2014
Tomasi, Peter.
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine.
v. 1. Fearsome -- v. 2. Alpha war -- v. 3. Willpower -- v. 4. Rebuild

Be a changemaker : how to start something that matters

September 12, 2014
Thompson, Laurie Ann.
New York : Simon Pulse ; Hillsboro, Oregon : Beyond Words, 2014.
x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


September 8, 2014
Williams, J. H., III.
New York : DC Comics, c2012-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
v. 1. Hydrology -- v. 2. To drown the world -- v. 3. World's finest -- v. 4. This blood is thick
Batwoman (aka. Kate Kane) faces deadly new challenges in her war against Gotham City's underworld, and new trials in her personal life.

Monstrous affections : an anthology of beastly tales

September 8, 2014
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
467 pages ; 24 cm
"A Junior Library Guild selection."--Back cover.
Moriabe's Children / Paolo Bacigalupi -- Old souls / Cassandra Clare -- Ten rules for being an intergalactic smuggler (the successful kind) / Holly Black -- Quick hill / M.T. Anderson -- The diabolist / Nathan Ballingrud -- This whole demoning thing / Patrick Ness -- Wings in the morning / Sarah Rees Brennan -- Left foot, right / Nalo Hopkinson -- The Mercurials / G. Carl Purcell -- Kitty Capulet and the invention of underwater photography / Dylan Horrocks -- Son of abyss / Nik Houser -- A small wild magic / Kathleen Jennings -- The new boyfriend / Kelly Link -- The woods hide in plain sight / Joshua Lewis -- Mothers, lock up your daughters because they are terrifying / Alice Sola Kim.

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