I Have Read Aloud Hand
File this under Tragic Librarian Problems.
I started noticing my hand hurt last week and I had no idea why.
“Huh, my index finger is sore.”
It continued on during the week, and I was confused.
“Strange. My index finger and my hand are sore. Still.”
Yesterday, after seven read aloud times I finally came up with a diagnosis: Read Aloud Hand.
READ ALOUD HAND
Mildly sore fingers
An inability to figure out why fingers are sore
Hold book in opposite hand when reading aloud
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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