Cover Curiosity: Visually Jarring
Is canning things other than delicious foods the hot new activity for youngsters? Looking at these five recent or upcoming book covers, you’d think so. Flowers, spiders, hummingbirds, kids – where are the strawberry preserves!?
Many thanks to Cindy Dobrez of Bookends for the heads up on this trend.
Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky
Keeping Safe the Stars by Sheila O’Connor
Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo
Surrender Elana Johnson
The Liberation of Gabriel King by K.L. Going
Any to add to the group?
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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