New KidBook - 2019
From Library Staff
What a mostly-white middle school feels like for an African-American kid
It’s hard to be the new kid at school for anyone, but now Jordan is the new kid at a prestigious, predominantly white school in a completely different neighborhood.
For kids / What would it be like to go to a prestigious private school? Would well-meaning teachers confuse your name with the names of the handful of other kids of color? Would your old public school friends mix with your new uptown friends? Find out in the graphic novel (that's also an aut... Read More »
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 just happens to be one of the few kids of color in his enti... Read More »
Budding cartoonist Jordan Banks finds himself caught between two very different worlds when he turns out to be one of the few students of color at his new, prestigious prep school, in this timely and important middle grade graphic novel. (Sporting a full cast, this is, surprisingly, one of the be... Read More »
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