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Hey, Kiddo - by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Hardcover)

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A National Book Award Finalist!
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.

Jarrett goes through his childhood trying to make his non-normal life as normal as possible, finding a way to express himself through drawing even as so little is being said to him about what's going on. Only as a teenager can Jarrett begin to piece together the truth of his family, reckoning with his mother and tracking down his father.

Hey, Kiddo is a profoundly important memoir about growing up in a family grappling with addiction, and finding the art that helps you survive.
Number of Pages: 294 pages :
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Family
Series Title: Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Scholastic
Age Range: Teen
Book theme: Biography, Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse, General (see also headings under Social Topics)
Author: Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Language: English
Street Date: October 9, 2018
TCIN: 53795040
UPC: 9780545902472
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-1890
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