Covering the Newbery (#58): The Westing Game
1979: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
Side by Side:
Verdict: I really like the original here, so hard to compare, but I’m pretty happy with the way the new image hints at the plot.
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Up next week: A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-1832 by Joan W. Blos
(Source image: “greedy hands” http://flic.kr/p/5AADAA)
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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