Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Creator Award, and Kirkus Prize for Younger Readers’ Literature!
Perfect for lovers of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Child is a well timed, fair picture novel approximately beginning over at a brand new College the place range is low and the fight to slot in is actual, from award-profitable Creator-illustrator Jerry Craft.
Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves not anything greater than drawing cartoons approximately his lifestyles. However as an alternative of sending him to the artwork College of his goals, his folks sign up him in a prestigious personal College identified for its teachers, the place Jordan is without doubt one of the few youngsters of colour in his whole grade.
As he makes the day-to-day travel from his Washington Heights rental to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day College, Jordan quickly unearths himself torn among worlds—and no longer in point of fact installing into both one. Can Jordan learn how to navigate his new College tradition even as maintaining his community pals and staying precise to himself?