New Kid (MP3 CD)

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By Jerry Craft, Robin Miles (Read by), Rebecca Soler (Read by)
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What an amazing book!  A great school story, and relatable for any kid, but with really spot-on attention to how our differences can be magnified by our peers and our elders, especially in middle school.  Friendship and humor make this such a well rounded narrative that keeps this lighter, and more than an issues book. I think this is going to be a great new addition to graphic novel shelves.

— Tildy

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An original full-cast audio adaptation of the graphic novel from award-winning author-illustrator Jerry Craft, performed by the author with Jesus Del Orden, Nile Bullock, Robin Miles, Guy Lockard, Peyton Lusk, Rebecca Soler, Dan Bittner, Phoebe Strole, Marc Thompson, Miles Harvey, and Ron Butler.

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real.

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?

Filled with sound effects and original music, this audio adventure is one the whole family will enjoy.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781982609054
ISBN-10: 1982609052
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: February 5th, 2019
Language: English