Hey, Kiddo

Title

Hey, Kiddo

Publisher

Graphix

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9780545902489

Pages

294 pages

Genre

autobiography

Format

graphic novel

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

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.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

HL510L

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White / Caucasian

Awards

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

Keywords

art

Diversity Impact

direct

Hey, Kiddo

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