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Morning Notes: Oui Edition

A brief Morning Notes today…

READ A #BOOKADAY

For the sixth year going, Donalyn Miller encourages you to read a book a day over the summer. To a somewhat lesser extent, she also encourages you to take a nap a day. I support both. Click here to read.

EXERCISE VS. READING?

Why not bring your love of children’s literature to the gym? BookRiot has the latest in bookish fitness apparel. Click here to read.

TOP 10 IN THE LIBRARY

School librarian Benji Martin shares the most checked-out books in his school library this year. I love lists like this. Click here to read.

KIDLITCON IS ON

The 8th Annual Kidlitosphere Conference is taking shape. It’s happening October 10 & 11 in Sacramento, CA. If you’re a blogger of books, take note. Click here to read.

12 TIDBITS ON BEVERLY CLEARY

Beverly Cleary received the “Did You Know” treatment from MentalFloss. I did not know all of these. Bookshelves of Doom has the link.

Have you had your daily dose of French accent? I’ve been reading Herve Tullet’s (Press Here) latest Help! We Need a Title! with 2nd graders and it’s been a hit. Here’s the author explaining how it works.

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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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

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