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#Bookaday-gate Resolved!

What happens when a popular hashtag founded by a respected educator is used by a publisher for their purposes? We have a Twitter controversy on our hands. The issue was #bookaday, the popular hashtag started by Donalyn Miller and used for years by children’s and YA folks to share and discuss their daily summer reading. It was the centerpiece of a new campaign by The Borough Press. But just today, the publisher responded, changing to #bookadayUK instead.

Click here to read the ins and out of the story

The Borough Press addresses the issue

Click here to learn more about The Sixth Annual Book-A-Day Challenge

Click here to follow Donalyn Miller on Twitter

Click here to follow the #bookaday hashtag

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.