100 Scope Notes
Inside 100 Scope Notes

Video: Organizing the Bookcase

Stop motion has always been my animation of choice. It routinely beats out CGI in the character department. This pleasingly lo-tech method is used below to create one of the best book videos I’ve seen in a while. Many thanks to author Debbie Diesen for the link.

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. Too cute! I love the list of books at the end credits — wish I could read faster.

  2. Who knew librarians had this much fun?

  3. So cool!!! Thanks for sharing that, Travis! My favorite was the one little book that walked across the shelves by himself. :)

  4. I love it! Thanks for sharing!

  5. I’M STEALING IT! I love it. I’ll be showing it to my library helpers before our shelving training. THANKS!

  6. That’s pure awesomeness. I love the random banana sailing on a sea of books. :-)