By Jerry Craft
Middle School Title
- How does Jordan cope with being the “new kid?”
- This book is a graphic novel. Why do you think the author chose this format? What role do the illustrations play in telling the story?
- How do micro-aggressions— subtle, indirect comments or behaviors that express prejudice—shape Jordan’s experience of Riverdale Academy?
- Throughout the year, Jordan gets to know many of his classmates on a deeper level. Did your opinion of Liam, Alex, and Andy change as the story progressed? How?