|Glimpse by Carol Lynch Williams|
(Paula Wiseman, S & S, 2010)
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Noted: A teen reader lists some of her favorite book covers on "Throwing Up Words": See Kyra's picks
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Patricia Reilly Giff (Delacorte, 2009)
Julie Recommends: Thanks to Julie Larios, founder and friend of the blog, for the link to this Horn Book article about books on the Irish Famine. A taste:
"The jackets of Irish Famine books that are aimed at an American or international market (whether or not they originate in the U.S.) tend to show well-fed and clearly modern children in Laura Ingalls Wilder–style clothing, images that are not remotely in keeping with the Irish Famine . . ."
Curious: The bizarre history of the venerable typeface Baskerville on idsgn.
Fifteen Minutes: The hand model for the Twilight cover speaks.
Coming up--your favorite covers of 2010. Send us your recommendations in the comments or on Facebook.