New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

March 13, 2020
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Star Wars. Poe Dameron

March 12, 2020
Soule, Charles, author.
New York : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2016-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
Artist vary between volumes.
v. 1. Black squadron -- v. 2. The gathering storm -- v. 3. Legend lost -- v. 4. Legend found -- v. 5. The spark and the fire

Stamped : racism, antiracism, and you: a remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the beginning

March 12, 2020
Reynolds, Jason, author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2020.
xvi, 294 pages ; 22 cm
Young adult version of: Stamped from the beginning: the definitive history of racist ideas in America / by Ibram X. Kendi.
"A history of racist and antiracist ideas in America, from their roots in Europe until today, adapted from the National Book Award winner Stamped from the Beginning"--Provided by publisher.

Distant stars

March 12, 2020
MariNaomi, author, illustrator.
©2020
264 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
"After an unexplained disappearance--and a reappearance that was just as odd--Claudia Jones is back at Blithedale High School. She's even started to tutor Nigel, who feels the power of Claudia's presence like no one else. As Claudia and her guardians put their plans in motion, they'll reveal a truth that links everyone's fate."--Provided by publisher.

Fly like a girl : one woman's dramatic fight in Afghanistan and on the home front

March 12, 2020
Hegar, Mary Jennings, author.
New York : Philomel Books, 2020.
294 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"This work is based on Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front, by Mary Jennings Hegar, copyright © 2017 by Mary Jennings Hegar, published by Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC."
"A Young Readers Edition of the inspiring true story of Air National Guard Major and Purple Heart recipient Mary Jennings Hegar"-- Provided by publisher.

The Trump Presidency

March 12, 2020
Allen, John, 1957- author.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc. [2020]
79 pages: color illustrations ; 24 cm
A Combative Style -- Reversing Course in Foreign Policy -- Illegal Immigration and Building the Wall -- Tax Cuts and Tariffs for the Economy -- Controversy on the Environment.
"From the beginning Trump's presidency has been marked bychaos. Despite the turmoil, President Trump has presided over solid accomplishments."--Provided by publisher.

Mastering manga with Mark Crilley.

March 12, 2020
Crilley, Mark.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Impact, ©2012.
128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko"--Cover.
What you need -- Making the manga eye -- Character design -- Choosing your style -- 1. Heads and faces : Female front view ; Female three-quarter view ; Male front view ; Male profile view ; 20 female hairstyles ; 20 male hairstyles ; Adult front view ; Adult three-quarter view ; Fuller-figured character front view ; Fuller-figured character 3/4 view ; Child front view ; Child profile view ; 101 manga eyes ; 12 common manga facial expressions -- 2. Proportions and poses : Drawing the human body ; Proportion tips and tricks ; The teen girl ; Alternative female proportion styles ; The teen boy ; Alternative male proportion styles ; The father figure ; Tips on drawing adults ; Fuller-figured girl ; Drawing fuller-figured characters ; The kid brother ; Babies and toddlers ; Sometimes you can't help being big-headed ; Chibi variations ; 20 chibi emotions ; 50 ways to draw hands ; 50 ways to draw feet ; Hitting your stride ; Walk this way ; Kissing ; XOXO: displays of affection ; Fighting ; The fight club ; 30 classic poses ; Clothing folds and wrinkles ; Dress pants and jeans ; Skirts ; T-shirts, sweaters and coats -- 3. Setting the scene : Fundamentals of perspective ; Street scene using one-point perspective ; Objects big and small ; House interior using two-point perspective ; Two points ; Space station exterior using three-point perspective ; Point of view ; Inking tips ; Putting pen to paper ; Anatomy of an inked manga illustration ; Crosshatching ; Paneling and page layouts ; My process ; Layout sequences ; To panel or not: different layouts ; Make your own manga sequences ; Making the leap: advanced sequencing ; Can we talk? Word balloons ; Make some noise.
Provides advice and tips on drawing in the Japanese manga style, including heads, faces, and features, body proportions, poses, movement, and clothing for typical youthful characters, adults, and children, settings, and other details.

Edens zero

March 11, 2020
Mashima, Hiro, 1977- author, artist.
New York : Kodansha Comics, 2018-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2018 by Kodansha, Ltd., Tokyo.
v. 1. Path to destiny -- v. 6. The time oracle

Saint young men

March 11, 2020
Nakamura, Hikaru, 1984- author, artist.
©2008.
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2008 by Kodansha Ltd.
v. 1. A slice of saintlly life -- v. 2. The sagely saga continues
" A story of Jesus, the Son of God and Buddha, the enlightened one, two of history's most important figures whose sagely deeds have been told and retold. After a few millennia of helping humanity, they have decided to take some time off and rent an apartment together in modern-day Tokyo. Follow this pair on a goofy, light-hearted, and pun-filled adventure in friendship."--Provided by publisher

The phantom twin

March 11, 2020
Brown, Lisa, 1972- author, illustrator.
©2020
202 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
"Isabel and Jane are the Extraordinary Peabody Sisters, conjoined twins in a traveling carnival freak show--until an ambitious surgeon tries to separate them and fails, causing Jane's death. Isabel has lost an arm and a leg but gained a ghostly companion: her dead twin is now her phantom limb. Haunted, altered, and alone for the first time, can Isabel build a new life that's truly her own?"--Provided by publisher.

Planet under siege : climate change

March 9, 2020
Nardo, Don, 1947- author.
©2020
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction: Climate change is already happening -- An onslaught of extreme weather events -- The ongoing threat of sea-level rise -- Climate change and global food supply -- Ongoing losses of species and biodiversity -- Fighting and adapting to climate change.
"Global climate change has already resulted in a wide range of impacts across every region of the country and many sectors of the economy that are expected to grow in the coming decades"--Provided by publisher.

Speak up! : speeches by young people to empower & inspire

March 9, 2020
Svitak, Adora, author.
London : White Lion Pub., 2020.
176 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm

The Dysasters : the graphic novel

March 5, 2020
Cast, P. C., author.
New York : Wednesday Books, 2020.
v, 119 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
"Graphic novel adaptation"--Back cover.
Adopted daughter of a scientist, Foster Stewart, and star quarterback, Tate Taylor, discover there is more to their weather-controlling abilities when they team up to deal with a deadly tornado and discover they are the first in a group of teens genetically manipulated before birth to bond with the elements, and worse... they are being hunted.

The unbeatable Squirrel Girl

March 4, 2020
North, Ryan, 1980- author.
©2015-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Squirrel power -- v. 2. Squirrel you know it's true -- v. 3. Squirrel, you really got me now -- v. 4. I kissed a squirrel and I liked it -- v. 5. Like I'm the only squirrel in the world -- v. 6. Who run the world? Squirrels -- v. 7. I've been waiting for a squirrel like you -- v. 8. My best friend's squirrel -- v. 9. Squirrels fall like dominoes -- v. 11. Call your squirrelfriend

The mortal instruments : the graphic novel

March 4, 2020
Cassandra Jean, adapter, illustrator.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm

Final fantasy : lost stranger

March 4, 2020
Minase, Hazuki, author.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2018-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.

Snow White with the red hair

March 4, 2020
Akiduki, Sorata, author, artist.
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, LLC, [2019-]
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2007 by Hakusensha, Inc., Tokyo.

Dreamin' sun

March 4, 2020
Takano, Ichigo, 1986- author, artist.
[Los Angeles, CA] : Seven Seas Entertainment, 2016-2019
10 volumes (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.

Jane against the world : Roe v. Wade and the fight for reproductive rights

March 4, 2020
Blumenthal, Karen, author.
©2020
385 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Restrictions -- Reform -- Roe v. Wade -- After Roe.
A history of the fight for reproductive rights in the United States. Tracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and the continuing battle for women's rights, Blumenthal examines the root causes of the current debate around abortion and repercussions that have affected generations of American women. This book intends to facilitate difficult discussions and awareness of a topic that is rarely touched on in school but affects each and every young person. Includes a glossary of legal and medical terms, timeline, and information about significant Supreme Court cases.

Votes of confidence : a young person's guide to American elections

March 4, 2020
Fleischer, Jeff, author.
© 2020.
255 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
"Newly revised and updated"--Back cover.
American Government 101 -- How voting works -- Party time: the role of political parties in U.S. politics -- Voting (with confidence) -- What's going on? Polls, debates, money, and ballot measures -- More ways to get involved.
Every four years, coverage of the presidential elections turns into a horse-race story about who is leading, and who said what then. Fleischer explains the past, present, and future of American elections; how the election process actually works and why it matters; and how young people can become involved-- not just this year, but for years to come. --Back cover

Apollo 13 : a successful failure

March 4, 2020
Edge, Laura Bufano, 1953-, author.
Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2020]
135 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Explosion in space -- The race for space -- A dying spacecraft -- Lunar lifeboat -- The moon out the window -- A cold, dark journey -- Splashdown -- Whew, what a mission! -- The last men on the moon -- Apollo's legacy.
"This young adult book tells the story of the Apollo 13 mission in 1970. It was the seventh manned mission in the Apollo space program and the third that was meant to land on the Moon. The landing was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded, threatening all lives onboard the craft. The crew did return home safely. This book explores how the team worked together and what the space program learned from the experience"-- Provided by publisher.

Earth Day and the environmental movement : standing up for Earth

March 4, 2020
Peterson, Christy, author.
Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2020]
120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Enough is enough -- Senator Nelson's big idea -- Twenty million strong -- A framework for progress -- Gone green -- A changing climate -- A new resolve.
"A historical look at the launch of Earth Day and a look at the global environmental movement that has sprung from it"-- Provided by publisher.

Graffiti : (and other poems)

March 2, 2020
Brown, Savannah, 1996-
[Monee, IL] : Savannah Brown, [2017]
103 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Cover title.
"Goodreads Choice awards finalist."
"These are poems about growing up budding & grappling & shedding; about how wonderful it feels & how deeply it aches"--Back cover.

Absolute carnage

February 28, 2020
Cates, Donny, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Contains material originally published in magazine form as Absolute Carnage (2019) #1-5 and Free Comic Book Day 2019 (Spider-Man/Venom), #1"--Indicia.
"For months, the serial killer Carnage has been at the periphery of the Marvel Universe, amassing power in secret by murdering past symbiote hosts and enlisting a cult of brainwashed and bloodthirsty followers. Now, with an army at his command, Carnage is poised to write his swan song - a massive massacre the likes of which the Marvel Universe has never seen... and may not survive!"--Provided by publisher.

Carnage U.S.A.

February 28, 2020
Wells, Zeb, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"Contains material originally published in magazine form as Carnage, U.S.A. #1-5."--Title page verso.
Killer symbiote Carnage encounters no resistance in his takeover of a small Colorado town, and after he contaminates all of the Avengers save Spider-Man, the town's last hope is the original symbiote Venom.

Street angel. Deadliest girl alive

February 28, 2020
Rugg, Jim, author, artist.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published as Street angel's dog, Street angel: after school kung fu special, The street angel gang, Street angel: Superhero for a day, Street angel vs Ninjatech, and Street angel goes to juvie.
Jesse 'Street Angel' Sanchez is a homeless ninja girl on a skateboard! She fights bullies, street gangs, ninjas, the man, hunger, and the ninja industrial complex. She also rescues a stray dog, makes weird new friends, and saves Christmas!?!

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