Covering the Newbery (#14): Dobry
1935: Dobry by Monica Shannon
Side by Side:
Verdict: I don’t mind this one. It connects, in an abstract way, with the story of a peasant boy who aspires to be a sculptor. It does, however, fall into the current silhouette craze. Points deducted.
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