Gone are the days when we shared a snippet from a book and then left our patrons to fight for the one or two copies available from the library! Use one of the following resources to expand the "traditional concept" of booktalking:



Online Booktalks (list of sites)


Teacher Tube (search by book name or search "booktalks")

Classroombooktalk - contribute your own or your own students' booktalks

NewNote.jpgBooktalker/Movie Director Guru: Doug Valentine
His students are creating AMAZING book trailers and reviews!
What to Do About Alice? example

VOICETHREAD: http://voicethread.com
A Web 2.0 tool that supports podcasts with images, online annotations, group conversations, and document sharing.
Example project for primary students inspired by Not a Stick (Antoinette Portis):

Illinois Readers!
Contribute to the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award Voice Thread: Click here

Related Wiki Pages: Podcasts; No Fuss Videos

StarShadow.jpgJoyce Valenza posted a similar entry in her "Booktalking 2.0 (2.0)" blog!