New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

February 27, 2020
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The ancient magus' bride

February 26, 2020
Yamazaki, Kore, author, artist.
[Los Angeles, CA] : Seven Seas Entertainment, LLC, [2014]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 18 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2014 by MAG Garden Corporation, Tokyo.

Heartstopper

February 26, 2020
Oseman, Alice, author, artist.
London : Hodder Children's Books, 2019-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm.

Badass Black girl : quotes, questions, and affirmations for teens

February 21, 2020
Fièvre, M. J. (Michèle-Jessica), author.
©2019
206 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
A Daily Dose of Inspiration for Badass Black Girls. Explore the many facets of your identity through hundreds of big and small questions. MJ Fievre tackles topics such as family and friends, school and careers, body image, and stereotypes in this journal designed for teenage girls. By reflecting on these topics, readers confront the issues that can hold them back from living their lives. Embrace authenticity and celebrate who you are. Finding the courage to live as you are is not easy, so here's a journal designed to help readers nurture their creativity, self-motivation, and positive self-awareness. This journal celebrates girl power and honors the strength and spirit of black girls. Change the way you view the world. This journal provides words of encouragement that seek not just to inspire, but to ignite discussion and debate about the world. Girls, especially, are growing up in a world that tries to tell them how to look and act. MJ Fievre encourages readers to fight the flow and determine for themselves who they want to be. Reading Badass Black Girl: Quotes, Questions, and Affirmations for Teens will help you: * Build and boost your self-esteem with powerful affirmations * Learn more about yourself through intensive and insightful journaling * Resist the mold that outside opinions have put into place, and become comfortable and confident in embracing your authentic self.

Venom vs Carnage

February 20, 2020
Milligan, Peter, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2004]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"Contains material originally published in magazine form as Venom vs. Carnage, issues #1-4."
Venom's offspring, Carnage, is about to have a baby--a creature of indescribable power and appetites.

The amazing Spider-Man. The secret of the petrified tablet

February 20, 2020
Lee, Stan, 1922-2018, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2019.
431 pages : chiefly chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm
"Volume 5, 1968-1970"--Back cover.
"Contains material originally published in magazine form as Amazing Spider-Man #68-85 and annual #5"--Title page verso.
"Two of the fiercest crime lords in New York City are on a quest to decipher an ancient petrified tablet - whose secrets promise great power!"--Provided by publisher.

Batman detectives comics

February 20, 2020
Tomasi, Peter, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2020]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally pubilshed in single magazine form.
v. 1. Mythology
"The Arkham Knight has arrived in Gotham City with an entire round table of deadly allies, and their first encounter will leave Batman shaken to his core! A mysterious enemy who knows everything about Batman's history is pulling no punches.

The rise and fall of Charles Lindbergh

February 18, 2020
Fleming, Candace, author.
©2020
372 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
"First human to cross the Atlantic via airplane; one of the first American media sensations; Nazi sympathizer and anti-Semite; loner whose baby was kidnapped and murdered; champion of Eugenics, the science of improving a human population by controlled breeding; tireless environmentalist. Charles Lindbergh was all of the above and more. Here is a rich, multi-faceted, utterly spellbinding biography about an American hero who was also a deeply flawed man."--Amazon.com.

Heroic women of the art world : risking it all for art

February 18, 2020
Pool, Eugene, 1943- author.
Boston, MA : Tumblehome, Inc., [2019]
271 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 x 24 cm
Painters, a sculptor, an architect, a photographer, a poet in light, a cop, a conservator, even a spy: inspiring life stories of 16 remarkable women of art from the Renaissance to present. -- adapted from back cover.

Little devils

February 17, 2020
Uuumi, author, artist.
[Los Angeles, California] : Seven Seas Entertainment, 2018-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2016 by Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., LTD., Tokyo."
v. 1. Rasing hell -- v. 2 . Beware of Demon dog -- v. 3. Trouble in Paradise!
"When the hero Byron defeated the king of all devils, he thought his mission was over. But instead of dying, the mighty monarch was split into twelve, adorable, trouble-making children! Now Byron has a new mission: raise these little devils as if they were his own. Fatherhood may just be this hero's greatest challenge yet!"--Provided by publisher.

When the world didn't end : poems

February 17, 2020
Kaufman, Caroline, author.
©2019
174 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
What was -- What could have been -- What became.
"In her second book of poetry, Instagram sensation Caroline Kaufman explores the shock, wonder, and beauty of an uncertain future. When the World Didn't End is a vivid account of trying to find a path forward while reckoning with the pain of the past, embracing imperfection, and unlearning the language of self-criticism. It's an ode to the awkward silence between goodbye and hanging up, to hearts that continue to beat after they're broken, to the empty spaces that depression leaves behind. With vulnerability and insight, this powerful collection of short poems holds up a mirror to the doubt and longing inside us all."--Page [4] of cover.

Communism : control of the state

February 17, 2020
Hess, Randy K., author.
©2019
96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Nightmare in China -- The prophet of communism -- Rise of the USSR -- Expansion -- Decline.
"Examines the history and evolution of communism as a political system"-- Provided by publisher.

Helping animals

February 17, 2020
Turner, Amanda (Children's writer), author.
Philadelpia : Mason Crest, [2020]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Is a career helping animals for you? -- Why work with animals? -- Volunteering and organizations -- Education, training, and qualifications -- Salaries, job outlook, and work satisfaction.
"The Careers Making A Difference series provides information on nine important and interesting careers that make a difference in and improve the whole of society and each title describes the careers available in the field, plus valuable information on education, training, salaries, job outlook, and job satisfaction"-- Provided by publisher.

Helping children

February 17, 2020
Turner, Amanda (Children's writer), author.
Broomall, Pennsylvania : Mason Crest, [2020]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Is a career helping children for you? -- Helping children: why it's needed -- Volunteering and organizations -- Education, training, and qualifications -- Salaries, job outlook, and work satisfaction.
"The Careers Making A Difference series provides information on nine important and interesting careers that make a difference in and improve the whole of society and each title describes the careers available in the field, plus valuable information on education, training, salaries, job outlook, and job satisfaction"-- Provided by publisher.

Helping seniors

February 17, 2020
Larocque, Katharine, author.
Philadelphia : Mason Crest, [2020]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Is a career helping seniors for you? -- Why work with seniors? -- Volunteering and organizations -- Education, training, and qualifications -- Salaries, job outlook, and work satisfaction.
"The Careers Making A Difference series provides information on nine important and interesting careers that make a difference in and improve the whole of society and each title describes the careers available in the field, plus valuable information on education, training, salaries, job outlook, and job satisfaction"-- Provided by publisher.

Helping those in poverty

February 17, 2020
Turner, Amanda (Children's writer), author.
Philadelphia : Mason Crest, 2020.
80 pages : color illustrations : 24 cm.
"The Careers Making A Difference series provides information on nine important and interesting careers that make a difference in and improve the whole of society and each title describes the careers available in the field, plus valuable information on education, training, salaries, job outlook, and job satisfaction"-- Provided by publisher.

Miles Morales. Great responsibility

February 17, 2020
Bendis, Brian Michael, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Originally published in amgazine form as Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #23-28, Cataclysm: Ultimate Spider-Man.
"None of Miles Morales' incredible powers could prevent his mother's death or spare his father from a life-changing injury in a brutal fight against Venom. Miles is convinced he caused the tragedy -- so in an emotion-filled decision, he has put away the costume, swearing never to fight as Spider-Man again! But when two new super-powered teenagers, Cloak and Dagger, emerge and the Taskmaster breaks up their fight with the juvenile delinquent Bombshell, innocent lives are at stake! It's a job for someone with great power and great responsibility -- but will that be Miles? And if he returns to the suit, will it be just in time for his universe to face Cataclysm? Plus: A celebration of the life of the Ultimate Peter Parker!" -- Back cover.

Lifeformed. Cleo makes contact

February 14, 2020
Mair Lowery, Matt, author.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2017.
188 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
"In the wake of an alien invasion--and her father's death--a young girl must leave behind the life she knows to fight for the future of Earth"--Provided by publisher.

Wonder Woman by George Pérez

February 12, 2020
Pérez, George, 1954- author, illustrator.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Collects Wonder Woman 1-14, Who's who: The definitive directory of the DC universe 26, Who's who update '87 1-3, Wonder Woman 120, Wonder Woman Volume 1: Gods and mortals, Wonder Woman Volume 2: Challenge of the gods -- v. 2. Collects Wonder Woman 15-24 and Wonder Woman annual 1. -- v. 3. Collects Wonder Woman 25-35, Who's who: Update '87 4, and Who's who: Update '88 4 -- v. 4. Collects Wonder Woman 36-45, Wonder Woman annual 2

Green Arrow

February 12, 2020
Percy, Benjamin, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
Authors and artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. The death & life of Oliver Queen -- v. 2. Island of scars -- v. 3. Emerald outlaw -- v. 4. The rise of star city -- v. 5. Hard-traveling hero -- v. 6. Trial of two cities -- v. 7. Citizen's arrest -- v. 8. The end of the road

Star wars. Doctor Aphra

February 12, 2020
Gillen, Kieron, author.
New York : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2017]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Aphra -- v. 2. Doctor Aphra and the enormous profit -- v. 4. The catastrophe con -- v. 5. Worst among equals -- v. 7. A rogue's end

Sleepy princess in the Demon Castle

February 12, 2020
Kumanomata, Kagiji, author, artist.
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media LLC, [2018]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Original Japanese edition published by Shogakukan, ©2016.

Kino's journey : the beautiful world

February 12, 2020
Sigsawa, Keiichi, 1972- author.
New York : Vertical, 2019-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color); 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2017 by Kodansha LTD., Tokyo.

Toriko

February 11, 2020
Shimabukuro, Mitsutoshi, 1975- author, artist.
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, 2010-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"First published in Japan in 2008 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo"--Page [2].
v. 1. Gourmet Hunter Toriko! -- v. 2. Coco! -- v. 3. The thing -- v. 4. Sunny -- v. 5. The regal plateau -- v. 7. Jewel of the jungle -- v. 8. Century soup -- v. 9. Battle below freezing -- v. 10. Wild fight! -- v. 11. Race to recovery -- v. 12. Vegetable sky -- v. 13. Deadly gourmet world!! -- v. 14. The "real" melk!! -- v. 15. Zebra!! -- v. 16. Reunion with terror!! -- v. 17. Shining gouram!! -- v. 18. Gourmet casino!! -- v. 19. Gourmet tasting!! -- v. 20. Ichiryu and Midora!! -- v. 21. Showdown at chowlin temple!! -- v. 22. Four-beasts!! -- v. 23. Meal fit for a king!! -- v. 24. Cooking festival kickoff!! -- v. 25. Gourment corp. invasion -- v. 26. Beyond the limit -- v. 27. Hidden strength -- v. 28. The tigers tears -- v. 29. World's greatest gourmet hunter -- v. 30. Onward to the gourmet world!!! -- v. 31. Hex food world!!! -- v. 32. Vs. Heracles -- v. 33. Onward to area 7! -- v. 34. King at play -- v. 35. Macaque I have this dance? -- v. 36. Deployment! -- v. 37. Signs of life!!

The royal tutor

February 11, 2020
Akai, Higasa, author, artist.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published as an eBook in August 2015 by Yen Press.
Accepting the post of royal tutor at the court of the king of Granzreich, Heine Wittgenstein is a little professor with a big job ahead of him! Each of the kingdom's four princes has a rather distinct personality. Does their diminutive new instructor have what it takes to lay down some learning? It's a comedy of educational proportions!

Athlete activism

February 7, 2020
New York : Greenhaven Publishing, 2020.
126 pages ; 23 cm
"While Colin Kaepernick's 2016 protests reignited the debate surrounding athletes and political activism, the relationship between the two is a longstanding tradition. The athletic field has long been a site for protests against racism, hosting key events in the fight for equality, such as legendary African American baseball player Jackie Robinson's 1947 induction into the MLB. Recent protests have expanded to issues like sexism, LGBT rights, and immigration, and have made use of social media and other modern developments. This volume examines the controversies surrounding athlete activism as well as its place in history and contemporary politics"-- Provided by publisher.

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