New Arrivals - Teen Nonfiction
"Spike hightails it for the dark side of the moon after parting ways with his on-again, off-again love interest, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Once a terrifying vampire, Spike has grown soft. It's nothing that a vacation on a bug-filled spaceship headed for the moon can't fix. That and some heavy drinking. But his plans for self-loathing are interrupted when he's confronted by dangerous demons looking for a first-class ticket to...Sunnydale! Villains from Spike's shady past appear, and a sultry succubus tempts Spike to move on from his aching heart. Victor Gischler and Paul Lee bring Spike to vivid life, presenting this vampire who chose to have a soul with the hard truth about himself and his enduring pursuit of the Slayer." --p. of cover.
Presents a guide to the characters, settings, and otherworldly monsters of "City of Bones," and includes profiles of the main characters, quotes from the film, and information on downworlders, shadowhunters, and the Clave.
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the forthcoming film features full-color set photos, designer sketches, and cast and crew interviews that cover topics ranging from the screenwriting process to the director's vision.
"Yui, Mio, Ritsu, and Tsumugi embark on their college adventures! It will take some time for the girls to get used to life away from their families and adjust to the pace of college life, but there's one aspect of their new situation that there's no uncertainty about: joining the pop music club! But they aren't the only high school band making their debut on the college scene. Is Afterschool Tea Time ready to perform alongside the hard-rocking rhythms of The Girlz?!"--From publisher description.
A guide full of tips and tricks to help solve everyday problems.
Seventeen original stories featuring teens who find comfort, confront fears, lose what they value most, and gain everything in the absence of light.
A collection of cover, panel and additional art related to the Soul eater manga series.
"Saya Kisaragi is a kindhearted, if somewhat clumsy, student who trains by day to perform standard religious duties at her father?s shrine?but she becomes an unstoppable, monster-slaying swordswoman by night"--From publisher description.
"When her parents are killed in a terrible train accident, a young Miyo Takano is sent to live at an orphanage deep in the mountains. Little does she know that her parents' deaths are just the beginning of her hell, as the institution is run by a group of greedy cruel men who care nothing for the grief-stricken girl. Subjected to abuses beyond imagining, Miyo and her roommates plan to escape, despite rumors of the terrible punishments that have befallen past runaways"--From publisher description.
The author describes his coming of age in a fervently religious household that believed Jesus' return to Earth to take the faithful to heaven was imminent, recounting how his growing doubts, earthly ties, and the sacrifices required by his faith prompted his transformation from conflicted do-gooder to full-fledged teen rebel.
Personal body guard Hatter Madigan relates the story of Alyss Heart's 13 year exile as he searches for this lost Princess of Wonderland after having lost track of her during a bloody coup in these "geo-graphic" novels that detail familiar places and characters from Earth history and those made famous in the Lewis Carroll tales of Alice's [Alice Pleasance Liddell] time in Wonderland.
"The story of an orphanage, the children who live in it, and the beat-up old Nissan Sunny 1200 which provides a trio of boys with a means of escape from their bleak everyday lives."--MangaHere.com review.
In a question and answer format, this book provides teens and their parents with solutions to problems with dating, relationships and sexuality.
With case studies and alalysis, this book provides a multifaceted examination of maritime piracy today, including who the pirates are, where and how they operate, and what is being done to stop them.
"A love between the Knight of hearts and Alice is a journey unto itself. Ace is a violent terror--even by Wonderland's twisted standars--but he's strangely protective and fond of Alice..."--P. 4 of cover.
"Charlie is the laid-back captain of the basketball team. Nate is the neurotic, scheming president of the robotics club. Their unlikely friendship nearly bites the dust when Nate declares war on the cheerleaders and they retaliate by making Charlie their figurehead in the ugliest class election campaign the school has ever seen. At stake is funding that will either cover a robotics competition or new cheerleading uniforms-- but not both. Bad sportsmanship? Sure. Chainsaws? Why not. Running away from home on Thanksgiving? Nothing can possibly go wrong"--back cover.