Covering the Newbery (#32): The Secret of the Andes
Every Monday I take a crack at recoverifying a Newbery-winner. Today we look at a book that is more famous for the title it beat out for Newbery (a little story called Charlotte’s Web) than for winning itself…
1953: Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark
Side by Side:
Verdict: This is sort of a retro redo.
Up next week: …And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold
(Source image: â€œSnow Skiâ€ http://www.flickr.com/photos/evrtstudio/4174161405/)
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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