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Covering the Newbery (#79): Bud, Not Buddy

We step into the 2000s with today’s entry…

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2000: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Original Cover:

My Re-do:

Side by Side:

Up next week: A Year Down Yonder by by Richard Peck

(Source image: “Arrivederci Milano Ciao” by  annie:malahus

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.

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