Meet Jerry Craft | Kids Out and About Albany

Meet Jerry Craft

Meet author-illustrator Jerry Craft as he talks about his book, New Kid.

Jerry Craft's book, New Kid, is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real. Craft will also talk about his journey from self-publishing to mainstream publishing.

Jerry Craft is an author-illustrator who has worked on numerous picture books, graphic novels, and middle grade novels. Jerry is the creator of Mama's Boyz, an award-winning syndicated comic strip. He has won five African American Literary Awards, and is a cofounder of the Schomburg Center's Annual Black Comic Book Festival.

Can't make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at


125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA, 01002
United States


Contact name: 
Sandy Soderberg
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Free with Museum Admission


6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers