Covering the Newbery (#69): Number the Stars
Today we enter the 90s in my little book jacket redo experiment, and it’s a doozy. Number the Stars remains a popular Newbery winner. Let’s see ho this goes…
1990: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Side by Side:
Verdict: The original cover indicates elements of the story – mine does not. Original wins this battle.
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Up Next Week: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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