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multcolib_kids May 21, 2020
At his exclusive new school Jordan constantly gets confused for other kids of color and spoken to in slang, but eventually finds his real friends. Graphic novel.
SchoolCorps3 Feb 12, 2020
John Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award
SchoolCorps2 Feb 10, 2020
Although this graphic novel is for older readers, pages 128-131 illustrate the lack of diversity in portrayal of African Americans in children's books.
SchoolCorps Oct 15, 2012
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 ... Read More »
Librarianatasha Aug 20, 2018
At his new, upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan finds himself struggling to fit in as he gets constantly confused for other kids of color, has teachers make assumptions about his financial aid status, and constantly changes his own behaviors between school and his home neighborhood.
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