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.
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)
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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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