A National Book Award Finalist! Hey, Kiddo is a profoundly important memoir about growing up in a family grappling with addiction, and finding the art that helps you survive.
Family Relationships; Health & Disability; Incarceration; Legal guardianship / Kinship care; Parental rights termination; Addiction; losing your mother; grandparents raising grandchildren; mother in prison; alcoholism; drug addiction; rehabilitation
White / Caucasian
Black-Eyed Susan Book Award, 2020, Winner, High School
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature, 2019, Honor, Non Fiction
Cybils Awards, 2018, Winner, Young Adult Graphic Novel
Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards, 2019, Winner, Young Adult Non-Fiction
Harvey Awards, 2019, Nominee, Best Children's or Young Adult Book
Indies Choice Book Award, 2019, Honor, Young Adult Book
Los Angeles Times Book Prize, 2018, Finalist, Young Adult Literature
Massachusetts Book Award, 2019, Honor, Middle Grade/Young Adult
National Book Award, 2018, Finalist, Young People's Literature
New England Book Award, 2019, Winner, Young Adult
Krosoczka, Jarrett J., "Hey, Kiddo" (2018). Diverse Families. 2247.