Hey, Kiddo
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Scholastic Inc. 2018
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Description

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.

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Street Date:
10/09/2018
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780545902496
ASIN:
B078TP3D3Q
Reading Level:
UG
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APA Citation (style guide)

Jarrett J. Krosoczka. (2018). Hey, Kiddo. Scholastic Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jarrett J. Krosoczka. 2018. Hey, Kiddo. Scholastic Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Hey, Kiddo. Scholastic Inc, 2018.

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Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Hey, Kiddo. Scholastic Inc, 2018. Web.

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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.

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A National Book Award Finalist!

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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...

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