100 Scope Notes Turns . . . Legal Driving Age!?
I did the math. Then I did it again using my fingers. Then I got out a calculator to make sure. And I still can’t believe it.
As of today, this blog is 16 years old. If blogs were allowed to drive cars (something I wouldn’t recommend), this blog would be hopping behind the wheel of a high-milage, yet reasonably safe small SUV. Maybe a Ford Escape or something.
It’s been an honor and a pleasure writing here over the past 16 years. This blog has brought a lot of great people and opportunities into my life and I am eternally grateful to School Library Journal for taking me on, and to you for reading.
Now it’s time for the self-inflicted embarrassment of linking to my first-ever post (although I still love the book).
And if you’re up for a little origin story, I share how 100 Scope Notes came to be on this episode of 10 Minutes with Mr. Sharp (as Colby Sharp and I drive from New York City to Michigan in a rental car – long story):
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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