May/June Cover Madness, Round 3!

The votes are in for the second round of May/June Cover Madness, and we move on to round 3! Pick your favorite of the final two choices — let us know your choice in the comments! Come back next week to see which cover was voted the winning May/June cover from the last twenty-four years! 

Read the Cover Madness rules here.


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May 2019
art by Kadir Nelson
May 2022
art by Grace Lin


Summer Edward

Horn Book Consulting Editor Summer Edward is a Trinidadian American author, children’s book editor, educator, K-12 literacy specialist, Caribbean children’s and YA literature advocate, and commentator on books for young readers. She holds an M.S.Ed. degree in Reading, Writing, Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania and founded Anansesem, an online magazine that for 10 years covered Caribbean children’s and YA literature. She has written for Kirkus ReviewsSchool Library JournalThe Horn BookWOW Stories: Connections from the ClassroomLiteracy Dailysx salon, KidLit TV, the Commonwealth Education Trust, Social Justice Books, and more. Learn more about her work at

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Joanne Hersker

I vote for Grace Lin’s cover.💙😘

Posted : May 19, 2024 06:05

Meghan Zaremba


Posted : May 18, 2024 03:27

Cynthia Lussier

Both are beautiful but Grace Lin's cover gets my vote for its celebration of books

Posted : May 17, 2024 08:25

Betsy Farquhar

Grace Lin’s!

Posted : May 17, 2024 05:09

leslie rice

Grace Lin’s art wins for me here

Posted : May 16, 2024 08:28

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