Covering the Newbery (#48): The High King
1969: The High King by Lloyd Alexander
Side by Side:
Verdict: Not a big fan of this one, although I can see it getting some attention. You win some, you lose some.
Up next week: Sounder by William H. Armstrong
(Source image: “Swords” http://flic.kr/p/8bpVEk)
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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