Tag Archives: Book Trailers

Book Trailer Boot Camp: From Storyboard to Film Festival

(written by Kerri Geppert, Central M.S. of Science) Book trailers are almost as popular today as movie trailers.  They provide an excellent venue to create interest in books as well as providing an alternative to the traditional book report.  This session … Continue reading

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Online Tools Shared @ AKLA

  (written by Paige Merriam) Animoto is a FREE and easy online video app that would make great book trailers.  Animoto is fairly user-friendly and uses music.  It is especially helpful to kids for learning genres and what kind of mood they … Continue reading

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Online Resources Shared at AKLA

(written by Karla Barkman) Wegivebooks.org – Thanks to Dona Helmer, state school librarian of the year, for this idea. This website is sponsored by the Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation. It provides a way to earn print copies of books … Continue reading

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Google Search Stories – A “New” Twist on Digital Storytelling

While searching for a book trailer, I encountered a Google Search Story for Chester by Melanie Watt, and that led me to the Youtube above, a tutorial, and the site to create my own. To post, you’ll need a google … Continue reading

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AASL 2011 Conference Favorites From a Novice Attendee

(Written by Machelle Kelchner, Orion Elementary) How does one summarize an amazing conference like this year’s AASL “Turning the Page”? That has been my quandary as I’ve contemplated what to share with fellow AKASL members. For a first time attendee, the experience … Continue reading

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AASL 2011: Meet Author Marci Peschke

Photo by Laurie Cowgirl Photo op with School Librarian & author Marci Peschke: Her very pink  Kylie Jean series from Capstone is sure to be a hit.

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