I always redo the covers of Newbery-winning books here, but why not titles? I mean, there’s a lot of potential there. Take I, Juan de Pareja, for instance. Why not give it a cooler title? Actually, they already did:
This is the Spanish edition, but I think English-speaking kids would be willing to learn a new language to read a book with such a hip title.
1966: I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
Side by Side:
Verdict: Pretty weird.
Up next week: Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt