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Covering the Newbery (#52): Julie of the Wolves

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1973: Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Original Cover:

My Redo:

Side by Side:

Verdict: I dig the green of the original, but I like the image on my redo. Points taken away, however, for the fact that it sort of looks like the imaginary album cover for Julie of the Wolves, fictional indie rock band.

Up next week: The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

(Source image: “Wolffff” http://flic.kr/p/9Z7NaK)

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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.

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  1. WHY DID I NEVER THINK OF JULIE OF THE WOLVES AS A BAND NAME? WHAT HAVE I BEEN DOING WITH MY LIFE?