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Covering the Newbery (#78): Holes

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1999: Holes by Louis Sachar

Original Cover:

My Re-do:

Side by Side:

Up next week: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

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 love your remix! Nice work.