Book Reviews

Book Trailers

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Promote your book is with a book trailer. Book trailers is a video advertisement for a novel, as they are designed to build interest in and to encourage people to read a selected book. Book trailers can be acted out, full production trailers, flash videos, animation or simple still photos set to music with text conveying the story. Web sites such as TeacherTube, YouTube, and most recently on library Web pages are hooking readers with featured book trailers.

Successful book trailers capture the essence of the plot and characters through carefully selected visuals and audio. The trailers strike emotional chords, convey the theme, and leave viewers anticipating and eager to read the book.The possibilities for the contents of a video booktalk are limited only to the creator’s imagination.

Exemplars

Watch several exemplars of book trailers:


Process Resources



Planning Resources

Storyboard your ideas. As a book trailer is only one-three minutes, planning carefully about the length of time, the chosen images and video, and accompanying voice is essential.


Book trailers can be created using various technology tool such as:

The book trailers can then be uploaded to:


Technology Tutorials