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Hey, kiddo / by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.

By: Krosoczka, Jarrett [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic, [2018]Copyright date: 2018Edition: First edition.Description: 294 pages, 20 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780545902472; 0545902479.Other title: Hey, kiddo : how I lost my mother, found my father, and dealt with family addiction [Cover title:].Subject(s): Krosoczka, Jarrett -- Comic books, strips, etc | Dysfunctional families -- United States -- Case studies -- Comic books, strips, etc | Children of drug addicts -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Absentee fathers -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Grandparents as parents -- United States -- Case studies -- Comic books, strips, etc | Families -- United States -- Case studies -- Comic books, strips, etc | Teenage boys -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Graphic novels | Children of drug addicts -- Cartoons and comics | Family problems -- Cartoons and comics | Absentee fathers -- Cartoons and comics | Grandparents as parents -- Cartoons and comics | Graphic novelsGenre/Form: Graphic novels -- Juvenile. | Graphic novels -- Juvenile. | Graphic novels. | Graphic novels. | Graphic novels. | Graphic novels. | Comics (Graphic works). | Autobiographical comics.DDC classification: 362.29/13092
Contents:
Prologue -- Chapter 1: family history -- Chapter 2: life with Leslie -- Chapter 3: skipping a generation -- Chapter 4: disclosure -- Chapter 5: pen to paper -- Chapter 6: hard work -- Chapter 7: ghosts -- Chapter 8: lost and found -- Author's note.
Awards: Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2018 | Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018 | National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, 2018 | School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018 | YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Nonfiction, 2019Summary: "In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents -- two very loud, very loving, very opinionated people who had thought they were through with raising children until Jarrett came along"-- Provided by publisher.
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Book Book Bailey Cove Branch
Young adult biographies
Young adult biographies YAB KRO KRO (Browse shelf) Available 31562017105679
Book Book Downtown Branch
Young adult graphic novels
Young adult graphic novels YAG KRO (Browse shelf) Available 31562017051857
Book Book Hazel Green Branch
Young adult biographies
Young adult biographies YAB KRO KRO (Browse shelf) Available 31562017105695
Book Book Madison Branch
Young adult biographies
Young adult biographies YAB KRO KRO (Browse shelf) Available 31562017105653
Book Book Madison Branch
Young adult biographies
Young adult biographies YAB KRO KRO (Browse shelf) Available 31562017105661
Book Book Monrovia Branch
Young adult biographies
Young adult biographies YAB KRO KRO (Browse shelf) Available 31562017105687
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GN510L Lexile

011-013.

Decoding indicator: 100 (very high) Semantic indicator: 100 (very high) Syntactic indicator: 80 (high) Structure indicator: 90 (high) Lexile.

Prologue -- Chapter 1: family history -- Chapter 2: life with Leslie -- Chapter 3: skipping a generation -- Chapter 4: disclosure -- Chapter 5: pen to paper -- Chapter 6: hard work -- Chapter 7: ghosts -- Chapter 8: lost and found -- Author's note.

"In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents -- two very loud, very loving, very opinionated people who had thought they were through with raising children until Jarrett came along"-- Provided by publisher.

Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2018

Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018

National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, 2018

School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018

YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Nonfiction, 2019

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