Covering the Newbery (#54): M. C. Higgins, the Great
1975: M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton
Side by Side:
Verdict: I like this one, but am pretty sure kids would not be leaping to grab it off the shelf.
Up next week: The Grey King by Susan Cooper
(Source image: “Pole Position” http://flic.kr/p/3rXEAP)
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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