Hey, Kiddo

About the Author: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Hey, Kiddo
  • Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  • English
  • 11 November 2018

Hey, Kiddo Hey, Kiddo is the graphic memoir of author illustrator Jarrett J Krosoczka Raised by his colorful grandparents, who adopted him because his mother was an incarcerated heroin addict, Krosoczka didn t know his father s name until he saw his birth certificate when registering for a school ski trip Hey, Kiddo traces Krosoczka s search for his father, his difficult interactions with his mother, his day to day life with his grandparents, and his path to becoming an artist To date, nearly one million people have viewed Krosoczka s TED Talk about his experience Artwork from his childhood and teen years will be incorporated into the original illustrations for the book. Best Read [ Hey, Kiddo ] Author [ Jarrett J. Krosoczka ] – onedayyourdayweddings.co.uk

10 thoughts on “Hey, Kiddo

  1. Lola says:

    I only realized I have read this author before five times, actually when I read the author s note and realized that he s the creator of Lunch Lady.No wonder I didn t figure it out This is not humorous, or light, or action packed like Lunch Lady is.Because this is a memoir the author s And a very honest one at that It s never easy to share your truth with the world, because what if your words are not well received, what if you re judged, what if you didn t carry your message across But it s I only real...

  2. Jen Petro-Roy says:

    Utterly phenomenal Krosoczka takes his talent to a whole new and utterly personal level.

  3. Cassie Thomas says:

    I understand that when others read this book they may only focus on the fact that there is so much darkness, but from someone who experienced similar circumstances as a child and into adulthood there was brightness in the fact that grandparents raised us, but the negative light that shone of biological parents was just that, negative As someone who could relate to a lot of scenes in Hey, Kiddo, I am thankful to know that my experiences are...

  4. Matthew Noe says:

    I received an advance copy of this at ALA 2018.Hey, Kiddo is an incredibly timely comic about a addiction, family, and resilience Drawn in an almost hazy style with purposeful use of burnt colors, the artwork makes you FEEL the story rather than reading from above Jarrett is honest at times unflatteringly so and that honesty gives weight to the story, even if in the moment it might feel too much If no one else takes it up, I may write ain depth review for graphic medicine But for n I received an advance copy of this at ALA 2018.Hey, Kiddo is an incredibly timely comic about a addiction, family, and resilience Drawn in an almost hazy style with purposeful use of burnt colors, the artwork makes you FEEL the story rather than reading from above Jarrett is honest at times unflatteringly so and that honesty gives weight to the story, even if in the moment it might feel too much If no one else takes it up, I may write ain dep...

  5. Jamie-leigh Haughn says:

    4.5This was such an amazing way to tell a life story, the drawings were fantastic and fit so perfectly with the feel of the story This book reminded me of a draw my life video and sucked me in totally I ...

  6. Michelle says:

    What an inspirational story The author s honesty is amazing and coming from someone who usually makes you laugh made it all thepowerful The art and the words work together to make the story flow and you really feel like you have stepped into the author s life.

  7. Mrs. says:

    Powerful Honest Beautiful The author s note had me in tears I believe this book is powerful beyond measure It gives a voice to children of addicts, and it s a voice of hope and courage.

  8. Ms. Yingling says:

    E ARC from Edelweiss PlusIn this graphic novel style memoir, Krosoczka describes the difficulties he faced growing up in the 1980s and 90s His mother was not married and did not even list his father on his birth certificate, and struggled with addiction, mainly to heroin After the age of three, Krosoczka was cared for by his grandparents and learned not to rely on seeing his mother, who was in and out of residential program...

  9. Alicia says:

    A heartfelt reflection on his own life, author illustrator Krosoczka decided after a TED talk gone viral to share his life s story in a graphic novel biography because the story makes anyone feel like their life could be understood when oftentimes there was tragic, scary, uncomfortable, or unfortunate events to happen in their life For Krosoczka, his mother had him very young and was addicted at a very young age to drugs, notably, heroin which eventually took her life as he was writing Hey, Kid A heartfelt reflection on his own life, author illustrator Krosoczka decided after a TED talk gone viral to share his life s story in a graphic novel biography because the story makes anyone feel like their life could be understood when oftentimes there was tragic, scary, uncomfortable, or unfortunate events to happen in their life For Krosoczka, his mother had him very young and was addicted at a very young age to drugs, notably, heroin which eventually took her life as he was writing Hey, Kiddo He was raised by his grandparents who were as loving as they were sometimes aggressive with words his grandmother or alcohol both of them There was always family around But the situations he experienced are those that kids are growing up in He did have his art to work toward and was encouraged, eventually making a living at it and settling with his own family, but this is the snapshot of that time growing up that will conn...

  10. Kelly says:

    I m only aware of Krosoczka s comics never have read them but know how popular they were in the library but this memoir was a total gut punch and will be for readers who aren t familiar with his work at all This is a book about growing up with a mother who is addicted to heroin, who is in and out of jail and treatment, and it s about having a father who isn t in the picture at all Jarrett grew up with his grandparents, in a situation that is all too familiar to so many young people today I m only aware of Krosoczka s comics never have read them but know how popular they were in the library but this memoir was a total gut punch and will be for reader...