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Covering the Newbery (#73): The Giver

What is Covering the Newbery?

1994: The Giver by Lois Lowry

Original Cover:

My Re-do:

Side by Side:

Up next week: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

(Source Image: “we did good” http://flic.kr/p/9ppwMW)

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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. I am so used to seeing the original cover that I can’t imagine it any other way.