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.
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Up next week: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
(Source image: “Imperial Palace” http://flic.kr/p/5vvuSp)
Filed under: Covering the Newbery, Covers
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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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