New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft returns with a companion book to New Kid, winner of the 2020 Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize. This time, it's Jordan's friend Drew who takes center stage in another laugh-out-loud funny, powerful, and important story about being one of the few kids of color in a prestigious private school.
Eighth grader Drew Ellis is no stranger to the saying "You have to work twice as hard to be just as good." His grandmother has reminded him his entire life. But what if he works ten times as hard and still isn't afforded the same opportunities that his privileged classmates at the Riverdale Academy Day School take for granted?
To make matters worse, Drew begins to feel as if his good friend Liam might be one of those privileged kids. He wants to pretend like everything is fine, but it's hard not to withdraw, and even their mutual friend Jordan doesn't know how to keep the group together.
As the pressures mount, will Drew find a way to bridge the divide so he and his friends can truly accept each other? And most important, will he finally be able to accept himself?
New Kid, the first graphic novel to win the Newbery Medal, is now joined by Jerry Craft's powerful Class Act.
African American children -- Comic books, strips, etc
Comic and Graphic Books
Comic books, strips, etc
Friendship -- Comic books, strips, etc
Private schools -- Comic books, strips, etc
Race relations -- Comic books, strips, etc
Schools -- Comic books, strips, etc
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- Comic books, strips, etc
Young adult fiction
|Grouped Work ID||5a029d85-aa17-fad0-7532-60a562642b11|
|Grouping Title||class act|
|Grouping Author||jerry craft|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2023-01-29 01:52:05AM|
|Last Indexed||2023-01-29 02:32:05AM|
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