Links that I'm not going to use for the top 10

Gruenthal, Heather. "21St Century Booktalks!." CSLA Journal 31.2 (2008): 23-24. Academic Search Complete. Web. 14 Mar. 2013.

This one is for me. It's the WA standards for using technology. Probably everyone else has looked at this document, but it's new to me.....
This is the digital book talk site set up by Elizabeth Kahn, librarian at Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy in Jefferson, LA. Kahn won the 2012 AASL's Pathfinder Award. Kahn also writes a blog "Tales from a Loud Librarian" which is full of great musings and includes a link to her book talk site. Although the books are mostly for "teens who love to read" Kahn has lots of ideas to share and is something of an inspiration! Her book talks look pretty easy to make and rather amateur, but engaging none the less

Digital book trailer for "Chrysanthemum" by Kevin Henkes - an idea for book trailers for the younger audience!
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.
This is something I came across - a dissertation that argues that Book Talks encourage students to read award winning literature
Julie Hembree, librarian web page

"Reading Promotion" Document
CHANCE, ROSEMARY, and TERI LESESNE. "Rethinking Reading Promotion." Teacher Librarian 39.5 (2012): 26-28. Academic Search Complete//. Web. 14 Mar. 2013.