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On This Day (ish) in Scope Notes History: The Top 10 Piles of Books at My House

Part of the fun of blogging is the ephemeral nature of the medium – you write a post, put it up quickly, maybe some folks read it, and then it fades away in a hurry. On to the next post.

But – PROBLEM – now I’m stuck with this stockpile of ridiculous stuff that never sees the light of day anymore. Should it? No! But I’m going to go ahead and ignore my better judgement on this one and occasionally bring back a fun/silly/absurd post from the vaults.

Like this one . . .

Top 10 Piles


Things have gotten out of hand. I’m sure you can relate. After looking at these pictures, you might ask yourself, “Why doesn’t he get some bookshelves?” I have some. They’re pretty big. But not as big as my problem.

Here, then, are the Top 10 random piles of books that I found around my house the other day. Click here to read.

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.