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Now THIS is How Book People Celebrate Independence!

I can think of no better way for a fan of literacy to celebrate July 4th than by supporting the creation of an independent bookstore.

You can make it happen, people.

Kathy Burnette (aka @thebrainlair on Twitter) is raising funds to start The Brain Lair Bookstore in the community of South Bend/Mishawaka, Indiana. The focus of the store? Diverse books for children and teens.

So take whatever money you were planning to drop on hot dogs today and support a worthy cause. Visit the Kickstarter, learn more about the project, and make a pledge. Okay, eat a hot dog too.

Celebrate independence for readers.

BLB

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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.