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.
Up Next Week: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
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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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