Covering the Newbery (#71): Shiloh
1992: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Side by Side:
Verdict: I went photo, which I like to try to avoid, but this is one time where I think the kid interest would be high. As the old book cover adage goes – “when in doubt, put a dog on the cover”.
Up next week: Missing May by Cynthia Rylant
(Source Image: “Good Boy” http://flic.kr/p/d3WxrW)
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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