Covering the Newbery (#21): The Matchlock Gun
After a few weeks with nary a Newbery recoverification to be seen, it’s back to the design grindstone (designstone?) today with…
1942: The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds
Side by Side:
Verdict: My redo brings things up to date a bit, but as I know nothing about matchlock guns, I’m sure the weapon on my cover isn’t the height of accuracy. What say you?
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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