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Are your ready to discover some fun Internet Resources to spice up your library. There are a lot of great resources available that require little of your time to implement. We will be looking at the following areas:

Book Promotions

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Book Talks

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You will want to make sure to sign up for an account at this site. There are examples of student created materials and lesson plans to help students to create their own booktalks that are only available if you register.
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This is a great site that connects you to Video Book Talks, Book Trailers, Author Read Alouds, and a whole treasure chest of wonderful resources to incorporate into your library media program.
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YouTube is a vast resource. You will find both booktalks as well as Book trailers. You can search with the book title + booktalk to help narrow your surch. Warning...this site may be blocked within your district.
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This site takes a unique approach to the booktalk. They not only will talk about one book, but will also look at books that cover a theme. A book is shared each day, but also have a a wonderful archive. Along with the booktalks for each theme, there is a list of other books that file the theme.
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This is a great wikispaces that has many student created booktalks created using a website called VoiceThread.
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Resembling YouTube, TeacherTube is a great resource for teachers. It contains both teacher and student created materials. It may be more beneficial to do your booktalk searches on specific book titles rather than under the general category of booktalks.
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This is an easy to use online resource to build booktalks on the web. There are a lot of student created booktalks on this site. Each having there own unique way of presenting the book.
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Like most other google searches, you can find a lot of great resources all in one place.
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This is a great resource for already created booktalks as well as ideas on how to create them yourselves.
http://www.slimekids.com/book-trailers/
http://booktrailersforall.com/



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