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#Holdshelf: April 2013

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If I run into you at the supermarket, I’ll probably take a look at what you have in your cart. I can’t help it – I’m just curious about the things people choose when the choice is completely theirs.

Same goes for the library hold shelf. Kids can pick whatever books they want, and I’m curious about the choices they make. Every month I team up with John Schumacher at Watch. Connect. Read. for some hold shelf gawking. I went with a video this month for our shelf:

Here’s John’s hold shelf:

And now it’s your turn. Thank you to everyone who submitted their hold shelf.

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Look for more #holdshelf next month.

(Top Image: ‘shopping cart’ Found on

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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, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

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