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Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist)

Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) by Jarrett J. Krosoczka 0545902487 9780545902489
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The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents.

In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczkas teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarretts family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarretts life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesnt 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 whats 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.

Author: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Graphix

Publication Date: 2018-10-09

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