Hey, kiddo /Edition statement:First edition. Published by : Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic, (New York, NY :) , 2018 Physical details: 294 pages, 18 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm. ISBN:9780545902472; 0545902479; 9780545902489; 0545902487.
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Subtitle on dust jacket: how I lost my mother, found my father, and dealt with family addiction.
Prologue -- Chapter 1: family history -- Chapter 2: life with Leslie -- Chapter 3: skipping a generation -- Chapter 4: disclosure -- Chapter 5: pen to paper -- Chapter 6: hard work -- Chapter 7: ghosts -- Chapter 8: lost and found -- Author's note.
"In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't 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"--
Decoding indicator: 100 (very high) Semantic indicator: 100 (very high) Syntactic indicator: 80 (high) Structure indicator: 90 (high) Lexile.
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2018.
Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018.
National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, 2018.
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018.
YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Nonfiction, 2019.