1. Is there a book I can buy that details more of the process?
yes. "Bring History Alive" is published by TCI, and there is a chapter in there about the notebooks. The book is about the History Alive program, of which the notebooks are a piece. You might be better off to visit websites - a place to start is
2. Do your students glue, tape or staple their entries? I just put in a few pages into my notebook w/ a glue stick and they are already coming off.
My students use liquid glue - I'm partial to Elmer's Glue All, versus the school glue. I tried glue sticks this year, and you really have to press hard and use a good bit of the glue stick for pages to stick. Also, Wal-Mart generally puts the Glue All on sale for 20 cents a bottle over the summer.
Have you thought about what type of notebook you'll use? People using the strategy use all kinds - binders, spirals, and composition notebooks. Personally, I like the composition notebooks because they are durable.