Covering the Newbery (#50): Summer of the Swans
We’ve hit #50 in the series that keeps on giving. And giving. Each week we’re moving into more recognizable covers. Speaking of…
1971: Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars
Side by Side:
Verdict: I like the illustration on the original – I think mine could have used something more.
Up next week: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
(Source image: “Imperial Palace” http://flic.kr/p/5vvuSp)
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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