Liesl Seborg, MLIS, MA, Hidden Springs Branch Library
Ezequiel Luna, BA, Nampa Public Library

                    SWILA C...
Sales?

 Motivation?
 Entertaining?
 Capturing the reader?




    Extreme Booktalking   L. Seborg & E. Luna   SWILA 0...
Fiction

 Collections
 Nonfiction
 Fast & Furious
 In the Stacks (aka Shelftalking)




     Extreme Booktalking   L....
Know your style

 Enthusiasm for the material
 Flexibility
 Balance
 Know your audience




     Extreme Booktalking ...
E - enthusiastic

 X – excels @ finding key passages
 T – trusts audience & self
 R – rides the wave
 E – expects the...
Team vs. Individual Performance

 Team benefits:
    mutual endorsement
    assists during momentary blanks
    handl...
Extreme Booktalking   L. Seborg & E. Luna
                        SWILA 04/08/2009
Be prepared

 Befriend the audience
 Believe in yourself and your message
 Be breathing
 Be comfortable




    Extre...
Think about:

    › Favorite way receive info?
    › Most comfortable way to talk to others?
    › Your favorite book?
  ...
Extreme Booktalking   L. Seborg & E. Luna
                        SWILA 04/08/2009
What did you enjoy about doing your

  book-talk?
 What did you not like about it?
 What did you learn about your own
 ...
JUNIOR                                                 Peak- by Roland Smith
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Please feel free to email us if you have

  any questions or suggestions.
 Ezequiel: eluna@nampalibrary.org
 Liesl: lse...
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/booktalking/

 http://nancykeane.com/booktalks/
 http://www.thebooktalker.com/
 http://w...
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Extreme Booktalking!

  1. 1. Liesl Seborg, MLIS, MA, Hidden Springs Branch Library Ezequiel Luna, BA, Nampa Public Library SWILA Conference April 8, 2009
  2. 2. Sales?   Motivation?  Entertaining?  Capturing the reader? Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  3. 3. Fiction   Collections  Nonfiction  Fast & Furious  In the Stacks (aka Shelftalking) Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  4. 4. Know your style   Enthusiasm for the material  Flexibility  Balance  Know your audience Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  5. 5. E - enthusiastic   X – excels @ finding key passages  T – trusts audience & self  R – rides the wave  E – expects the best of self  M – motivates audience to read  E – enjoys self! Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  6. 6. Team vs. Individual Performance   Team benefits: mutual endorsement assists during momentary blanks handling troublesome issues Individual benefits:  more informal stronger connection in small groups Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  7. 7. Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  8. 8. Be prepared   Befriend the audience  Believe in yourself and your message  Be breathing  Be comfortable Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  9. 9. Think about:  › Favorite way receive info? › Most comfortable way to talk to others? › Your favorite book? › What part of your favorite book motivated you to select it? Choose your hook, tease and wrap-up  Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  10. 10. Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  11. 11. What did you enjoy about doing your  book-talk?  What did you not like about it?  What did you learn about your own style?  What did you learn from your teammate’s performance that you’d like to use? Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  12. 12. JUNIOR Peak- by Roland Smith   The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull Plain Janes by Cecil Castelucci   Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Schooled by Gordon Korman   Journal by Jeff Kinney The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam  Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis Rex  Igraine the Brave – Cornelia Funke Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landry   Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian  Selznick SENIOR  Marley: a Dog Like No Other by John Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time   Grogan Indian by Sherman Alexie Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton City Of Bones by Cassandra Clare   Lee Stewart Deadline by Chris Crutcher  No Talking – Andrew Clements  Does My Head Look Big In This? by Randa  Abdel-Fattah INTERMEDIATE Enter Three Witches by Caroline Cooney   Alchemyst: Secrets of the Immortal Mistik Lake by Martha Brooks   Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson  Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon  Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr  Hale http://pnla.org/ Zen And The Art Of Faking It by Jordan  Sonnenblick Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  13. 13. Please feel free to email us if you have  any questions or suggestions.  Ezequiel: eluna@nampalibrary.org  Liesl: lseborg@adalib.org Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
  14. 14. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/booktalking/   http://nancykeane.com/booktalks/  http://www.thebooktalker.com/  http://www.oism.cps.k12.il.us/pdf/inservice/The%20ABCs%20of%20Bo oktalking.pdf  http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/profdev/booktalking.cfm  NoveList (database) has some excellent resources  http://www.uri.edu/artsci/lsc/Faculty/geaton/MSLMAtalk/  http://www.teenspoint.org/reading_matters/booktalks.asp  http://www.readingonline.org/electronic/webwatch/book_talks/  http://www.randomhouse.com/teachers/librarians/booktalks.html  http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/tradebooks/booktalks.htm  http://theyayayas.wordpress.com/2008/10/15/booktalking-tips- 2008/ Extreme Booktalking L. Seborg & E. Luna SWILA 04/08/2009
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