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New kid / Jerry Craft ; with colors by Jim Callahan

By: Craft, Jerry [author,, illustrator].
Contributor(s): Callahan, Jim [colorist].
Material type: TextTextEdition: First edition.Description: 249 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780062691200; 0062691201; 9780062691194; 0062691198.Subject(s): Schools -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Private schools -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Parent and child -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Race -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Cartoonists -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | African American artists -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories -- Pictorial works. | Comics (Graphic works) | Graphic novels.DDC classification: GN FIC CRA Summary: Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds--and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?
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K- Comic/Graphic Novel (Juv) GN FIC CRA (Browse shelf) Available 4006552

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Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds--and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?

ages 12 +

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