Pedro and Me

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Pedro and Me:
Friendship, Loss and What I Learned
Book front cover
AuthorJudd Winick
CountryUnited States
PublisherHenry Holt and Company/New York
Publication date
September 2000
362.1/969792/0092 21
LC ClassRC607.A26 W5726 2000

Pedro and Me is an autobiographical graphic novel by Judd Winick regarding his friendship with AIDS educator Pedro Zamora after the two met while on the reality television series The Real World: San Francisco. It was published in September 2000.


Pedro and Me won numerous awards such as:

  • GLAAD Media Award for Best Comic Book
  • Publishers Weekly Best Book (2000)
  • Bay Area Book Reviewers Award for Best in Children's Literature (2000)
  • Eisner Nomination for Best Original Graphic Novel (2000)
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor Award (2001)
  • Notable Children's Book Selection, American Library Association (2001)
  • American Library Association Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Roundtable Nonfiction Honor book
  • YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
  • YALSA Notable Graphic Novels
  • Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book
  • America's Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature Highly Recommended List (Award sponsored by the national Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs—CLASP)


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