Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners for Middle and High School Readers

Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners for Middle and High School Readers

by Jennifer Bromann-Bender


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810888081
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/16/2013
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Bromann-Bender is a librarian at Lincoln-Way West High School in New Lenox, IL. She also worked as a children’s librarian for seven years at Prairie Trails Public Library in Burbank, IL and has taught courses in multicultural children’s literature, college reading, children’s library services, and reference services for school librarians at Northern Illinois University, Joliet Junior College, and Illinois State University. She is active in the Illinois School Library Media Association, presents workshops at library conferences, and writes articles for School Library Journal and Library Media Connection. Jennifer is also the author of Booktalking that Works, More Booktalking that Works, Storytime Action: Ideas for Making 500 Picture Books Interactive, and More Storytime Action!: 2,000+ Ideas for Making 500 Picture Books Interactive.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Selecting, Writing, Preparing, and Presenting Nonfiction Booktalks
Selecting Nonfiction Books
Locating Nonfiction
Writing Nonfiction Booktalks
Read, Skim, Select
Ending a Booktalk
Presenting Booktalks
Themes and Categories
Lower Levels
Chapter 2: Quick Talks
Chapter 3: Using Nonfiction in the Library or Classroom
Book Uses
History and Social Science
Science and Math
English, Art and Music
Collaboration with Booktalks
Bookmarks and Booktalks
Group Choices
Fun Reads
Classroom Projects
Students Presenting Booktalks
Ideas for Contests, Displays, and Alternative Methods of Booktalking
Fast Facts
Stump the Librarian
Book Match
Speed Dating
Blind Books
Scavenger Hunt
QR Codes
Book Trailers and Subject Matter Videos
Book Reviews
Book Box eBooks
Book Blasts
Summer Reading
Top 10
Chapter 4: Booktalking by Genre
Sad Stores
Crime and Serial Killers
Overcoming the Odds
History, World Issues, and War
Science, Health and Inventions
The Unknown
The Arts
Other Topics of Interest
Genre Index
Author Index
Title Index

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