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Covering the Newbery (#35) Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

You probably know how this goes. Every Monday I redo the cover of a Newbery-winning book. I’m starting at the start and working my way up to the modern day. Up this week…

1956: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham

Original Cover:

My Redo:

Side by Side:

Verdict:Mine might be a little plain, but I like the waves.

Up next week: Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen

Click here to read previous Covering the Newbery posts.

(Source Image: “Uncharted Waters Notecard” http://flic.kr/p/3fCFYd)

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.