Newly Published, From Space Cats to the Mexican Revolution

hari ini Result SGP 2020 – 2021.

NOUR’S SECRET LIBRARY, by Wafa Tarnowska. Illustrated by Vali Mintzi. (Barefoot Books, cloth, $17.99; paper, $9.99, ages 6 to 10.) Mintzi, who grew up in Romania and lives in the Middle East, uses charcoal for war-torn Damascus and earth-toned gouache for the dreams of a girl named Nour (“light” in Arabic) in the Lebanese-born Tarnowska’s hopeful picture book.

GIANT GIANT, by Dylan Hewitt. (Milky Way, $18.99, ages 3 to 7.) Hewitt’s bold colors, spatial sight gags and appealingly retro, poster-art style are a winning match for this picture book’s timely message about a giant bully who threatens to stomp out all the “peaceful little people” in a “peaceful little place.”

MOONWALKING, by Zetta Elliott and Lyn Miller-Lachmann. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $16.99, ages 10 to 14.) This novel in verse, alternately narrated by two boys in 1980s Greenpoint, Brooklyn, one channeled by Elliott and one by Miller-Lachmann, eloquently tackles race, culture and life on the spectrum.

THE FIRST CAT IN SPACE ATE PIZZA, by Mac Barnett. Illustrated by Shawn Harris. (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, $15.99, ages 8 to 12.) What began during lockdown as a live multimedia cartoon, about a feline mission to stop extragalactic rats from devouring the moon, is now a hilarious graphic novel.

BAD MEXICANS: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands, by Kelly Lytle Hernández. (Norton, $30.) A historian, Hernández tells the story of the migrant rebels of Mexico’s magonista movement, led by the revolutionary Ricardo Flores Magón, who banded together against the dictator Porfirio Díaz and catalyzed the Mexican Revolution.

TEENAGER, by Bud Smith. (Vintage, paper, $17.) Kody Green and Tella Carticelli, in love despite the best efforts of the world and their parents, steal a car (or a few) and road-trip through the American West in this irreverent debut novel.

MISS CHLOE: A Memoir of a Literary Friendship With Toni Morrison, by A. J. Verdelle. (Amistad, $27.99.) An intimate and lyrical picture of the author’s decades-long friendship with the Nobel Prize-winning author, in which she praises Morrison’s achievements in “relentlessly stripping the hegemonic gaze” and reflects on writing as a Black woman in America.

HER COUNTRY: How the Women of Country Music Became the Success They Were Never Supposed to Be, by Marissa R. Moss. (Holt, $28.99.) An examination of the last two decades of country music through the careers of Maren Morris, Mickey Guyton and Kacey Musgraves, who changed country music from a boys club to “a musical world where women are in charge.”