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The New Kid by Jerry Craft

If you are a fan of Raina Telgemeier, check out this Newbery Award winning graphic novel by Jerry Craft. The New Kid is about seventh grader Jordan and his time attending a fancy private school in New York City. Being one of only a few kids of color, Jordan tries his best to fit in while still being his true self. With many current pop culture references and quite a cast of classmates, will Jordan truly feel accepted and enjoy his new school? Recommended for ages 8-12.

This book is available on Overdrive and Hoopla.