Book Trailers - Movies for Literacy

This page represents the beginning of a website of short movies (generally 30 to 45 seconds) designed to increase student motivation to READ! Below are a couple of samples. Click for Late Elementary BookTrailers and Early Elementary BookTrailers.

Author Created Booktrailers now available!

That Day in September is Artie Van Why's contribution to the Sept 11th histories, and is available on YouTube.

Freaked by JT Dutton is available on Schooltube, as is The Book of Samuel by Erik Raschke

Want to contribute some of your own? Click here to find out HOW to make them, then email or send them to:

Adolescent Book Trailers

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The Three Musketeers (Youtube)

Abduction (Youtube)
A Child Called It (Youtube)
A Light in the Attic (Youtube)
Anne Frank (Youtube)
A Piece of Cake (Youtube)
A Child Called IT (Youtube)
A Walk to Remember  (Youtube)
BabySitter - Little Sister (Youtube)
BabySitter - Karen's Witch (Youtube)
Beach House (Youtube)
Because of Winn Dixie (Youtube)
Cut (Youtube)
The Princess Diaries (Youtube)
The Face on the Milk Carton (Youtube)
Bend in the Road (Youtube)
Dicey's Song (Youtube)
Girl in a Cage (Youtube)
Hope Was Here (Youtube)
The Cay (Youtube)
The Truth About Santa Claus (Youtube)
The Westing Game (Youtube)
The Boxcar Children (Youtube)
The Boyfriend List (Youtube)
Broken Song (Youtube)
Call it Courage (Youtube)
Captivating (Youtube)
Charlottes Web (Youtube)
Close to a Killer (Youtube)
Buffy The Vampire Slayer (Youtube)
Criss Cross (Youtube)
A Man Named Dave (Youtube)
Deliver Us from Normal (Youtube)
The English Roses (Youtube)
Corner of the Universe (Youtube)
Sang Spell (Youtube)
Saturday Kids (Youtube)
Seven Brave Women (Youtube)
Sparks Fly Upward (Youtube)
Swallowing Stones (Youtube)
Fat Kid Rules the World (Youtube)
First Part Last (Youtube)
Forged By Fire (Youtube)
Freaky Friday (Youtube)
Girls in Pants (Youtube)
The Golden Compass (Youtube)
Animal Adventures (Youtube)
Terrible Beauty (Youtube)
Dear Mr. Henshaw (Youtube)
Long Shot for Paul (Youtube)
Meet Addy (Youtube)
Heart of a Champion (Youtube)
The Last Holiday Concert (Youtube)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone (Youtube)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(Youtube)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Youtube)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows(Youtube)

Hatchet (Youtube)
Hatchet2 (Youtube)
Heart of a Champion (Youtube)
Where the Heart is (Youtube)
The Hello, Goodbye Window (Youtube)
Holes (Youtube)
Hoops (Youtube)
Hoot (Youtube)
Horse Whisperer (Youtube)
Into the Land of the Unicorns (Youtube)
Ivanhoe (Youtube)
Diary of a Whimpy Kid (Youtube)
Joy School (Youtube)
Jump Along (Youtube)
Junie B. First Grader Shipwrecked (Youtube)
BabySitter- Karen's Roller Skates (Youtube)
Knight for a Day (Youtube)
The Last Battle (Youtube)
Lincoln (Youtube)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Little House on the Prairie (Youtube)
Lord of the Flies (Youtube)
Maniac Magee (Youtube)
The Haunted Mask (Youtube)
Me and Emma (Youtube)
The Midwifes Apprentice (Youtube)
The Face on the Milk Carton (Youtube)
The Million Dollar Shot (Youtube)
Minnesota (Youtube)
Missing May (Youtube)
From the Mixed-Up Files of Basil E. Frankweiler (Youtube)
My Dad (Youtube)
Among The Hidden (Youtube)
Bronx Masquerade (Youtube)
Phineas Gage (Youtube)
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi (Youtube)
Walk Two Moons (Youtube)
The Watsons Go to Birmingham (Youtube)
Nights In Rodahnte (Youtube)
No Problem (Youtube)
As I Lay Dying (Youtube)
Dreamland (Youtube)
Mr. Henshaw (Youtube)
Speak (Youtube)
Wayside School is Falling Down (Youtube)
Wayside School gets a Little Stranger (Youtube)
Of Mice and Men (Youtube)
Old Yeller (Youtube)
The Hundred Dresses (Youtube)
The Outsiders (Youtube)
Abels Island (Youtube)
Little House in the Big Woods (Youtube)
Corn Husk Doll (Youtube)
Harry (Youtube)
Little Town on the Prairie (Youtube)
These Happy Golden Years (Youtube)

Zig Zag (Youtube)
Peter Pan (Youtube)
Gracie's Girl (Youtube)

Poetry For Young (Youtube)
Ramona's World (Youtube)
Rebound (Youtube)
Sahara Special (Youtube)
Sarah, Plain and Tall (Youtube)
Scribbler of Dreams (Youtube)
Dont You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey (Youtube)
Shiloh (Youtube)
Silent to the Bone (Youtube)
Single Shard (Youtube)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Youtube)
Sounder (Youtube)
Speak (Youtube)
Squashed in the Middle (Youtube)
Through My Eyes (Youtube)
Heartbeat (Youtube)
Heidi (Youtube)
Number the Stars (Youtube)
The Arrow Over the Door (Youtube)
Stuart Little (Youtube)
Surviving the Applewhites (Youtube)
Read-Aloud Storybook (Youtube)
Spider Storch's Teacher Torture (Youtube)
Bridge to Terabithia (Youtube)
The Borrowers  (Youtube)
The Chocolate Touch (Youtube)
The First Four Years (Youtube)
The Giver (Youtube)
The Race (Youtube)
The Summer of Summer (Youtube)
The View from Saturday (Youtube)
The Witch of the Blackbird (Youtube)
The Mouse on the Motorcycle (Youtube)
The Notebook (Youtube)
Till Death (Youtube)
A Time for Dancing (Youtube)
Time Machine  (Youtube)
Tom Sawyer (Youtube)
The True Colors of Caitlynne Jackson (Youtube)
Tuck Everlasting (Youtube)
Twelve Ordinary Men (Youtube)
The Upstairs Room  (Youtube)
Mandie and the Washington Nightmare (Youtube)
Welcome to Camp Nightmare (Youtube)
What Jamie Saw (Youtube)
Who Killed Chippendale Semmler (Youtube)
A Wrinkle in Time (Youtube)
Angelas Ashes (Youtube)
At the Plate with Sammy Sosa (Youtube)
Math Curse (Youtube)
Science Verse (Youtube)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Youtube)
The Wizard of Oz (Youtube)


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