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Cover Curiosity: Reflective

When two covers resemble each other, it’s usually one of two situations.

A. Something fishy is afoot. All the hands holding stuff after Twilight? That’s aping something that’s popular.

B. It appears to be a case of random chance.

Today I’ll have the B.

Cover number one:

Each Kindness

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

Book the second:

Water is Water

Water is Water by Miranda Paul, illustrated by Jason Chin

Side by side:

A stretch? I won’t say no. But I’m not crazy, right?

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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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