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#Holdshelf: March 2013

A glimpse at the hold shelf is a glimpse into the minds of young readers.

– Guy I. Madeup

It’s time to take a look at the books kids are lining up to read. Thank you to everyone who sent in their shelves.

First up, John Schu’s school library:

Here’s my hold shelf:

Amy M:

Stacy F:

Mary O:

Dallin Librarian:

Debbie A:

Tricia B:

LeAnn M:

Ernie C:

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. Nice touch with the wise Guy you quoted!

  2. Where can I find out more about your holds shelf and how you do it? Are your classes scheduled or is it just open? I’m sure if I look more I’ll find the answers…just looking for the easy way out ;) I’d love to start doing this inmy library! Thanks!!