Covering the Newbery (#59): A Gathering of Days
1980: A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-1832 by Joan W. Blos
Side by Side:
Verdict: The original is a cover in need of jazzing up. My jazzing may not be jazzy enough.
Up next week: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson
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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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