Cover Controversy: Still Lookin’
While I’ve heard that optometrists approve of staring off into the distance to support long-term ocular health, I don’t think that’s what the characters on these covers are shooting for. I’d call it more of a “What does my future hold?” sort of look. Recently I featured two bizarro covers that were the same, yet very different:
Well, I see we’ve got a third cover to complete the analogous cover triangle:
We Were Here by Matt De La Pena.
Notice how none of these characters have glasses? I don’t think it’s coincidence, folks.
Filed under: Cover Curiosity
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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