School Trip: A Graphic Novel


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$14.99  $13.94
Quill Tree Books
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6.12 X 9.0 X 0.81 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author

JERRY CRAFT est le créateur de Mama's Boyz, une bande dessinée primée qui est parue dans près de 900 publications, faisant de lui l'un des rares bédéistes afro-américains affiliés aux États-Unis. Auteur-illustrateur d'une dizaine de livres pour enfants, son travail a paru dans des revues nationales telles que Essence et Ebony ainsi que dans deux titres de la collection Chicken Soup for the African American Soul. Il vit à Norwalk dans le Connecticut. JERRY CRAFT is the creator of Mama's Boyz, an award-winning comic strip that has been distributed to almost 900 publications, making him one of the few syndicated African American cartoonists in the US. He has illustrated and/or written a dozen children's books. His work has appeared in national publications such as Essence Magazine, Ebony, and two Chicken Soup for the African American Soul books. He lives in Norwalk, CT.


"With his signature laugh-out-loud storytelling, which teems with nuanced character dynamics, tender moments of acceptance and connection, and a multicultural cast, Craft offers a zestful graphic novel adventure that mixes lighthearted fare with thought-provoking observations on lasting friendship in the face of future-based anxieties." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Readers will love this European escapade with characters who reflect the richness and multiculturalism of modern America. Another triumph of storytelling filled with heart and wonder." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"This heartfelt, must-read title belongs on all library shelves, as it beautifully accompanies Craft's first two graphic novels with these characters." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

"Coretta Scott King and Newbery-winning author Craft effectively uses brightly colored panels, speech bubbles, dialogue, and black-and-white sketchbook pages to portray the challenges of an overseas school trip for Black students as well as of this diverse group of students as a whole in navigating a new city and their own relationships." -- Horn Book (starred review)