Author Jerry Craft Visits P.K. Yonge on Tuesday, March 26

March 25, 2024

On Tuesday, March 26, the P.K. Yonge Library with the UF Libraries is excited to bring Jerry Craft to PK for a meet and greet author visit with our middle school students and high school art and digital design students. *This is a rescheduled event from February. 

Jerry Craft is the author-illustrator of #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novels New Kid, and its companion book, Class Act. New Kid was the first book in history to win the Newbery Medal, The Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature. In his latest book, School Trip, Jerry hopes to share his love of travel in order to inspire kids and their families to see the world and embrace new cultures. He received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts and now lives in Florida.

Students will have the opportunity to have their books signed by Jerry after the presentations. They can bring their personal books or purchase books that day. Local bookstore, Third House, will be selling the books for us after the presentations. They can accept card or cash and the prices are as follows:

  • New Kid (Paperback) $12.99
  • Class Act (Paperback) $12.99
  • School Trip (Paperback) $14.99
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