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Cover Curiosity: Squinty

Is that a cover trend I see? I can’t quite tell – it’s so bright. Let’s take a look at three examples.

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Peace, Locomotion by Jacquiline Woodson

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

I feel like there are more examples of this out there – any to add?

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, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Yes, interesting trend. Bright light and hand!!

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