LRC book presentation Anne Frank by AVIGAIL
A book presentation of The Diary of Anne Frank. This slide show summarizes the book with real photos and also footage from the movie.
Inkheart Book Slide Show
Book trailer for Cornelia Funke's Inkheart. This slide show presentation with images and music provides a good summary for the book.
Rat Dissection - Thoracic Cavity & Circulatory System
Using a dissected rat, major organs of the thoracic cavity and circulatory system are identified. Would make a good review or pre-lab video. Color and sound. 5:35 min.
Rat Dissection - Muscular System
Using a dissected rat, major muscles are identified. Would be good for a pre- or post-lab review. Narration is included during the lab dissection. Run time 02:51 min.
Rat Dissection - Skeletal System
Using a dissected rat and a human skeleton model, the major bones of the extremities are reviewed. Would make a good pre-lab or post-lab review. Color and sound. 6:36 min.
Rat Dissection - Introduction and Removing Skin
Explains why rat dissection is useful. Introduces cautions and preparations. Process of skin removal is shown. THe video uses lecture format (for background information) as well as a lab demonstration. Run time 7:54 min.
Rat Dissection - Reproductive and Excretory System
Using a dissected rat, major organs of the reproductive and excretory systems are identified. Would make a good pre-lab or post-lab review. Color and sound. 9:14 min.
Rat Dissection - Digestive System
Using a dissected rat, major organs of the digestive system are identified. Would make a good pre-lab or post lab review. Color and sound. 6:47 min.
Sideways Stories from Wayside School Book Review
Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar is a
strange little tale of a strange little school. Built 30 stories tall
by mistake, Wayside school started off a little different, but it just
got weirder from there. This is a review of the book.
Mouse Was Mad, picture book by Linda Urban
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads her picture book, Mouse Was Mad. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (6:23)
When Wishes Come True, a picture book by Per-Henrik Gurth
In this video, a young, enthusiastic mom sits cross-legged on a child's bed and reads a mommypicks top-rated children's picture book. Illustrations from the book are shown. In the story, Little Bear closes his eyes and wishes and wishes for his dreams to come true. Mother Bear explains that many of his wishes DO come true! Readers will be touched by this reassuring tale of love and hope. Guitar picking in background at beginning and end. (4:11)
Part 4: Taking Your Idea for a Book Out to Lunch
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry
Spinelli. Clip talks about Maniac Magee and Stargirl. Captures the idea
of taking your idea for a book out to lunch.
Part 6: Why Maniac Magee Carries a Book with Him
Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour, interviews Jerry Spinelli. Clip talks about why Maniac Magee Carries a book with him.
The Graveyard Book Trailer Narrated by Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens is an unusual boy. He was raised in a graveyard by
ghosts and has learned the secrets they keep, like the ability to fade
and dream walk. And he'll need all of those skills to face what is
waiting for him on the outside. This book trailer, narrated by Neil
Gaiman with illustrations from the book by Dave McKean, will give you a taste of Gaiman's novel, The Graveyard Book.
Neil Gaiman Talks about The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman talks about the his book, The Graveyard Book. He talks about what what the book is about and what children and adults think about his book.
Neil Gaiman reads from The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman reads an excerpt from The Graveyard Book. Neil Gaiman is displayed in a dark and ominous background while he reads.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman reviewed by Emily
The book, The Graveyard Book is reviewed. She tells her views on what she thinks about the book and the characters in the books.
How Neil Gaiman Got the Idea for the Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman speaks for a live audience in London in 2008. He talks about what gave him the idea for the Graveyard Book.
Elise Howard reads Neil Gaiman's Speech for The Graveyard Book
Jonathan Hunt, a librarian for the Modesto City Schools district
in California, presents the 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Fiction to The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Elise Howard, vice
president and associate publisher at HarperCollins Childrens Books,
reads Gaiman's remarks (which begin with audio of his acceptance) at
the ceremony on October 2 at the Boston Athenaeum in Boston,
Neil Gaiman Interviewed about Graveyard Book
New York Times Bestselling Author Neil Gaiman sits down with Wired.com to discuss his latest literary creation, The Graveyard Book. (4:54)