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Author: Jerry Craft; Jim Callahan, (Graphic novel colorist)
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Craft; Jim Callahan, (Graphic novel colorist)
ISBN: 9780062691200 0062691201 9780062691194 0062691198
OCLC Number: 1200670336
Notes: Reading program: Accelerated Reader MG 2.9 2.0
Awards: John Newbery Medal, 2020
Awards: Coretta Scott King Book Award, Author, 2020
Awards: Kirkus Prize for Young Readers' Literature, 2019
Awards: Winner of Newbery Medal (Children's) 2020
Winner of Coretta Scott King Award (Author) 2020
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.. Harper; GN320L. Lexile; Decoding: 5 (very hard); Vocabulary: 5 (very hard); Sentences: 3 (medium); Patterns: 5 (very hard). Lexile
Description: 249 s. : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jerry Craft ; with color by Jim Callahan

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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?"

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