The Newbery at 100 | The Year in SLJ Covers

Illustrator John S. Dykes festooned our January 2022 cover with visual references to some iconic moments marking the centenary of the Newbery Medal. Book nerd bragging rights if you can ID the notable people and events pictured.

SLJ January Cover, Newbery at 100, illustration by John S. Dykes


SLJ's January 2022 cover celebrates the Newbery centenary. Illustrator John S. Dykes festooned the image with visual references to some of the groundbreaking, iconic moments from 100 years of the award honoring the best in American literature for children.  Bonus points if you can ID the notable people and events pictured. 

The Newbery at 100

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