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Re-Reading in a Pandemic

How has the pandemic affected your reading life?

I’ve talked with some people have been reading more. I’ve talked with some people who have had trouble reading anything at all. I can understand both impulses.

Me? I’ve been re-reading with a vengeance. Specifically, the collected works of Lucy Knisley.

I’ve never been much of a re-reader before, so why now? I didn’t have to dig too deep to figure out why. I’m craving something familiar, entertaining, (relatively) light, and visual.

But this had made me curious about others, so I ask you again: How has the pandemic affected your reading life? Click below to answer the poll.

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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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.