In the spirit of Nerdfighters and connecting our community with literacy and empowerment, the Sonoma County Library has planned an event where teens can donate books in good condition to six library branches and receive a free voucher to the latest John Green book to movie, Paper Towns. The book donations will go to the new Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) Dream Center which will open this Fall in Santa Rosa.
Ever seen a movie just because the trailer is so cool? During the Summer Reading Program, you can make a trailer for you favorite book to convince other people to read it and get points towards winning prizes! You can make a book trailer on your phone, tablet, or computer. You can add images, words, text, music, and more.
Here are some links to places that give advice on making your own book trailer:
Scheduled to hit the big screen on September 19, The Maze Runner is the newest in a series of highly successful books written for teens that have been optioned by Hollywood film studios. Interested in reading the book before the movie is released? Here’s what you need to know:
Every year YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) creates a list of fabulous films for teens. Every year the list has a theme. The 2010 theme was Outside In: Rebellion vs. Conformity. The 2011 theme is Other Times/Other Places. Do you have a favorite film that fits this theme? You can nominate it here!