Motivate Teens to Read With Video Booktalks
Video booktalks are a fun, visual way to get your students excited about reading. Share these videos to introduce new teen reads:
Airhead by Meg Cabot (Grades 7-12)
After a bizarre accident, Em wakes up to find she's no longer herself, and there's no way to fix it.
Watch a video interview with Meg Cabot describing the main character of Airhead.
by John Coy (Grades 7-12)
A basketball player discovers how to stand up for himself when he stands up for what's right.
Moribito by Nahoko Uehashi (Grades 5-12)
When Balsa saw the prince fall from the bridge, her destiny took an unexpected turn.
Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson (Grades 7-12)
The Hopewell Hotel and its owners finally found something to hope for when Mrs. A moved into the Empire Suite.
Sunrise Over Fallujah
by Walter Dean Myers (Grades 7-12)
Vietnam. Iraq. Different generations. Different wars. But the experiences of the soldiers who fought in them are all too similar.