Booktalks • English Teachers • Summer Reading Lists • Use PYRC booktalk or write own. • Paste the booktalk on the back of the book. • Allow students to talk about titles they’ve read.
Sites for Book Talks • Nancy Keane’s Book Talks Quick and Simple: http://nancykeane.com/booktalks/ • Scholastic’s Booktalks and Videos:http://www.scholastic.com/librarians/ab/booktalks.htm • Baltimore County Public Library:http://tinyurl.com/7xfntqm • Science Books and Films podcasts: http://tinyurl.com/6of88vu • There are many more site that you can find easily using the book’s title and booktalk(s) as your search terms.
Booktrailer • Easy to find on line • Some are listed under PYRC booktalks • Sometimes use Author talking about book as well as booktrailer.
Book Trailer Sites • Naomi Bates’ Digital Book Talks:http://www.nisdtx.org/Page/3590 • Scholastic videos (includes author interviews): http://tinyurl.com/7d98tuz • Book trailers for readers: http://www.booktrailersforreaders.com/ • Book Trailers for all: http://booktrailersforall.com/ • Again, you can easily find lots of book trailers by using the book tile, author and book trailer as your search terms.