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Virtual Graphic Novel Club (RSVP Required)
September 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
In Graphic Novel Club, we will meet twice during the month of September. We will review the first half of the graphic novel on September 14th and the second half on September 28th. Participants can pick up their graphic novel to check out on the 2nd floor of the library or via the library’s curbside pick-up service. Our graphic novel for the month is New Kid by Jerry Craft. Books will be available for pick up beginning August 31st. RSVP for this event above to receive the Zoom link via email.
Make sure your RSVP separately for the second session on September 28th. This event is great for teens in grades 6 through 8.
Quick graphic novel description: 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 makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two words–and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?
(Grades 6–8; Sage Room)