New Kid



New Kid Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real, from award winning author illustrator Jerry Craft.Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing 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 Free Download eBook New Kid Author Jerry Craft – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • New Kid
  • Jerry Craft
  • 09 October 2017

10 thoughts on “New Kid

  1. Cassie Thomas says:

    This is going to be THE most talked about graphic novel in the new year This is a story that needs to be read and then talked about Every single chapter had me shaking my head yes Swipe right to see just two pages of serious truth that readers and teachers alike need to be reading Out February 2019

  2. Jillian Heise says:

    A FANTASTIC middle grade graphic novel A necessary addition for any school classroom library Approaches subtle overt racism in an accessible understandable way for the audience, while not holding back, through the lens of the new kid at school.

  3. Lynn Plourde says:

    NEW KID is fun and funny at the same time it portrays serious fitting in at school issues Mega kid appeal

  4. Katie Reilley says:

    Necessary graphic novel that deals with the topic of racism in middle school I ll be curious to hear what my students notice and the conversations that will come because of the reading.

  5. Kelly says:

    An outstanding middle grade graphic novel about not only being the new kid in a new school, but about the ways privilege, bias, and racism both overt and subtle play out Jordan attends a wealthy school on financial aid and is one of the few kids of color there he experiences incredible micro and macro aggressions, and as a light skinned black boy, he sees racism play out in a variety of horrifying ways The art in this is fantastic, and Craft imbues so much pop culture in this book in fu An outstanding middle grade graphic novel about not only being the new kid in a new school, but about the ways privilege, bias, and racism both overt and subtle play out Jordan attends a wealthy school on financial aid and is one of the few kids of color there he experiences incredible micro and macro aggressions, and as a light skinned black boy, he sees racism play out in a variety of horrifying ways The art in this is fantastic, and Craft imbues so much pop culture ...

  6. Anmiryam says:

    A pitch perfect look at a life as a minority kid straddling cultures his neighborhood, his family and his tony new school environment I want to hand this out to every kid and every parent heading into middle school at the many independent schools in my community Fun and moving.

  7. Kelli Gleiner says:

    An enjoyable graphic novel, full of smart humor and bite sized, accessible social commentary for the middle grade crowd Loved the comics within the comics.

  8. Mrs. Krajewski says:

    7th grader Jordan Banks wants to go to art school, but his parents have other ideas They decide to enroll him in a private school that focuses on academics, and it s nowhere near his Washington Heights home When Jordan starts there, he realizes he is one of the only kids of color in his grade He immediately believes going to this school is a mistake He misses his old friends from the neighborhood, and he s not really sure ho...

  9. Nadine says:

    This book is so darn clever A young person of colour has a scholarship for a fancy school and his day to day experiences with micro aggressions are faithfully documented It s smart and funny and totally hits the target We needbooks like this like one for girls a...

  10. Jennifer says:

    Besides just being a pitch perfect middle school story of growing up, fitting in, and dealing with bullies, NEW KID is also a perfect book to hand off to any tween or adult who struggles to understand the impact of bias and privilege on students and families of color who live and work in predominantly white spaces Craft smooths this additional layer of social and emotional anxiety into the story in such a seamless way that no reader will leave the page without a new understanding of the new Besides just being a pitch perfect middle school story of growing up, fitting in, and dealing with bullies, NEW KID is also a perfect bo...

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