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Poetry Month 2011: Student Book Spine Poems

April is National Poetry Month and we’re celebrating in the most bookish way allowable by law – with book spine poetry. If you try book spine poetry with your students during April, send me the results (scopenotes at gmail dot com) and I will post them here for all to see and enjoy. Click here for some tips on creating your own.

Click here for another nice gallery of student work.

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. Joany Lowry says:

    I am working on doing this with some students next week and wanted to take a peek at the samples from your students, but I can’t access the link. It just takes me to iCloud… Can you help? I would love to see them or get some protips! Thanks a bunch!


  1. […] snap pictures and send them my way (scopenotes at gmail dot com), and I’ll include them in a gallery of student work going up at 100 Scope Notes on April 1st. I’ll add to it throughout the entire […]