Covering the Newbery (#30): Amos Fortune, Free Man
We’ve hit 30! Another week, another attempt at updating the cover of a Newbery-winning book. Now let’s see, which title are we up to? Oh yeah…
1951: Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates
Side by Side:
(Source image: â€œSlave Trade Ledger p.27â€ http://www.flickr.com/photos/littlejohncollection/4325399789/)
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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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