From New Kid to Class Act: An Interview with Jerry Craft
In this BONUS episode of The Jordan Feldstein Podcast (From The Archives), we dive deep into the world of graphic novels and storytelling with the award-winning author and illustrator, Jerry Craft. Join us as we explore his critically acclaimed book "New Kid" and get a sneak peek into the highly anticipated sequel, "Class Act."
Jerry Craft is a trailblazer in the world of children's literature, using the power of comics to tackle complex issues like identity, friendship, and diversity. We discuss the inspiration behind "New Kid" and how it has resonated with readers of all ages an what readers can expect from "Class Act."
During our conversation, Jerry shares insights into his creative process, the importance of representation in literature, and the impact of graphic novels on young readers. Whether you're a long-time fan of "New Kid" or new to Jerry Craft's work, this episode offers a captivating glimpse into the mind of a storyteller who is changing the landscape of children's literature.
Tune in to discover the artistry, passion, and thoughtfulness that go into crafting these meaningful narratives. Don't miss this opportunity to hear directly from Jerry Craft about his journey as an author and the exciting world he has created in "New Kid" and "Class Act."