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Book Talks

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Book Talks


This is a place to describe books that you have loved and get others to read them.  There are a couple of rules though:


  1. Don't provide too much information.  Keep your audience wanting to read the book.  Don't give away the ending!
  2. Be simple.  Don't bog the reader down with too much information.
  3. This should be like a commercial for a book -- short and sweet and get the reader to want to buy the book.




These are a few of my all-time favorite books.  Have you read them?  If so, let me know what you think!  If not, they are all available in the Avon High School Media Center.

Click on the files, then click on Save.  Go to the location where it is saved and double-click on the file to hear about each book.




The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart


CrystalCave.mp3-- hear what Mrs. Young has to say about the book














Twilight  by Stephanie Meyer





This is like the best booke EVER people!!! You absolutely HAVE to read it. And dont forget that this is a series!!!

Twilight is first, New Moon is second, and Eclipse is third. The fourth (Breaking Dawn) doesnt come out until August.














The Gunslinger by Stephen King (the first in the Dark Tower Series)















 Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson













"Avon High School Catalog." Avon High School - Home. 2008. Avon Community School Corporation. 7 Apr 2008 <http://destiny.avon-schools.org/common/servlet/logout.do?site=100>.


Keane, Nancy. "Booktalks Quick and Simple." Booktalks. 2008. 7 Apr 2008 <http://nancykeane.com/booktalks/>.


"Amazon.com" Amazon - Home page. 2008. Amazon. 10 Apr 2008 <http://www.amazon.com/Kite-Runner-Khaled-Hosseini/dp/1594480001/ref=pd_bbs_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1207910738&sr=8-2>.






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Created by Mrs. R. Young, Library Media Specialist

Avon High School

Avon, Indiana

Created April 6, 2008

Last Updated April 13, 2008


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