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Bookends is the Nontraditional Review Winner!

It was a close race, but Lynn and Cindy’s Animoto review of Borrowed Names at Bookends beat out the rest of the pack to take the title for best nontraditional review. Click here to see it. A $25 gift card the Schuler Books will be sent their way.

And, as alluded to, Queen:

Bookends are the champions, my friends!

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. We’re honored. There were many fine entries and I will be sharing the collection from Monday with my teachers to inspire them to add some of these Nontraditional ideas to their book projects. Thanks for a creative challenge.


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