Covering the Newbery (#82): Crispin: The Cross of Lead
Executive decision time. This is the final Covering the Newbery post. It just makes sense, people.
I started this series in 2010 as a way to have fun with book covers that were no longer causing much of a stir among young readers. But then I did 81 of them and the outdated cover thing became less of an issue as we approached the modern era. It seems time to call it a day. So for the last time…
2003: Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi
Side by side:
(Source image: “zaun” by westpark http://flic.kr/p/5z8U7h)
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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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