New Kid

Written and illustrated by Jerry Craft

Hardcover edition

Publisher HarperCollins Imprint HarperCollins ISBN


Awards and Honors 2020 Charlotte Huck Award Honor <br> 2019 Kirkus Prize Winner <br> 2019 Goodreads Choice Award Finalist <br> <i>Kirkus</i> Best Books - 2019 <br> <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best Books - 2019 <br> <i>SLJ</i> Best Books - 2019 <br> CSMCL Best Books - 2019 <br> CPL Best Books - 2019 <br> NYPL Best Books - 2019 <br> 2020 <i>Newbery</i> Medal Winner <br> 2020 <i>Coretta Scott King</i> Author Book Award Winner

New Kid

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Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism

As Jordan travels from his Washington Heights neighborhood to the upscale Riverdale private school where he’s starting seventh grade, he finds himself torn between two worlds—and not really fitting into either one.
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