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This Is Where We Live

Welcome to our city - to our world - of books. This is where we live. A film for 4th Estate Publishers' 25th Anniversary. Produced by Apt Studio and Asylum Films. The…
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Book Trailers

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All the materials you need to create a book trailer for a picture book.

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The Hunger Games Catching Fire (Official Trailer 2013)

The Hunger Games Catching Fire (Official Trailer 2013) | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
Add the book on Goodreads! http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6148028-catching-fire The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Trailer 2013 - starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth - directed by Francis Lawrence - Katniss and Peeta are...

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READ: Exclusive Excerpt From New Stephen King Novel

READ: Exclusive Excerpt From New Stephen King Novel | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
It's been 40 years since a 26-year-old man from Maine wrote his first novel — Carrie — and one year since he released his last, and 62nd, book. (He is now 65.
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an exclusive excerpt from the opening pages of King’s forthcoming novel: Joyland. The scene: It’s 1973, and a summer job as a carny at a small-town amusement park forces college student Devin Jones to confront death in a number of unusual different ways

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How to find free music, images, and video you can use or remix in your own creative works | New Media Rights

How to find free music, images, and video you can use or remix in your own creative works | New Media Rights | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

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Novels for young adults are reaching more (adult) readers - KansasCity.com

Novels for young adults are reaching more (adult) readers - KansasCity.com | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
When so many adult fiction offerings read like variations on a theme of emotional impotence, is it any wonder readers are turning to young-adult novels for spellbinding stories and authentic connection?
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Crash Course!

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Six awesome courses in one awesome channel: John Green teaches you US History and Hank Green teaches you Chemistry. Check out the playlists for past courses ...
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World Book Night 2013: Watch Readings From Acclaimed Authors

World Book Night 2013: Watch Readings From Acclaimed Authors | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
It's not just toddlers who love being read a gripping night time story - grown up book-lovers were treated to a literary feast at this year's World Book Night in London, as some of the biggest and best authors read their work in a celebration of...
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Including an abstract from Ian Flaming's essay on "How to write a Thriller"

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Book Trailers for Readers - How to make a book trailer

Book Trailers for Readers - How to make a book trailer | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

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The Hunger Games Book Trailer

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This book trailer was created by senior Justin Breaux to entice fellow students to read the novel.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, May 1, 2013 2:52 AM

Is the film as good as the book? 

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F. Scott Fitzgerald's handwritten ledger online

F. Scott Fitzgerald's handwritten ledger online | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
An intriguing peek into the daily scribbles and life of author F. Scott Fitzgerald is now available online, just weeks before the opening of the movie
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WATCH: David Foster Wallace Interview As Beautiful Animation

WATCH: David Foster Wallace Interview As Beautiful Animation | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
David Foster Wallace gave many interviews, but none have looked as beautiful as Blank on Blank's animation based on the interview he gave to Leonard Lopate in 1996 on New York's NPR station WNYC.
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Paper City

The streets are paved with paper. This delicate animation follows the charming rise and fold of a fragile metropolis. Captured by an unseen helicopter, the narrative…
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Female Perspectives: Five Novels That Bring Outsiders In : NPR

Female Perspectives: Five Novels That Bring Outsiders In : NPR | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
For readers in search of tales that step outside familiar viewpoints, these authors unravel conflict, religion, race and love — from new and different angles.
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Good Characters And Cool Stuff—James Cameron On The Evolution Of Storytelling

Good Characters And Cool Stuff—James Cameron On The Evolution Of Storytelling | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

Anne Cassidy:  "James Cameron talks about the essence of storytelling, the role of tech in his films and his creative relationship with his audience and critics."


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Claudio Gentile's curator insight, June 4, 2013 4:35 AM

L'evoluzione dello #storytelling secondo James Cameron

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Fantastica lui è un grande! :)
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What You Miss Out On When You Try To Fit In (NEW BOOK)

What You Miss Out On When You Try To Fit In (NEW BOOK) | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
When I was a little girl, I loved the muppets. We all did. We all do! There was something about the muppet movie that struck all the right notes in my heart. There was something so right about it.
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Holden, JD, and the Red Cap- The Catcher in the Rye Part 2: Crash Course English Literature #7

In which John continues the discussion of JD Salinger's Catcher in the Rye. This week John reads the novel with Salinger's life story in mind. John explores ...
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creative writing prompts . com ideas for writers

creative writing prompts . com ideas for writers | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it
Creative Writing Prompts collection of writing prompts and story starters for writers. Come up with creative content for blogs and blog stories with the help of these creative writing ideas.
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War Horse - Official Trailer [HD]

Subscribe http://ow.ly/3UVvY | Facebook http://ow.ly/3UVxn | Twitter http://ow.ly/3UVyA Release Date: 25 December 2011 Genre: Drama | War Cast: eremy Irvine,...

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book written by Michael Morpurgo

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Book Trailer for Matched by Ally Condie

In Design Class, we were to make a book trailer for a book that we read and upload it on Youtube. The book I chose is called Matched, by Ally Condie.

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The Dawn of Modern Transmedia Storytelling: Star Wars

The Dawn of Modern Transmedia Storytelling: Star Wars | Young Adult Reads | Scoop.it

Jason Hamilton:  "It's impossible to track down exactly when transmedia began to take effect as a major form of storytelling. As with any movement, it built up bit by bit, and is still gaining momentum. However, almost anyone with any knowledge in the area would agree that one of the biggest early influences was the film Star Wars and the pop culture phenomenon it started."


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Anahí Enciso's curator insight, May 1, 2013 7:42 PM

Un ejemplo claro de transmedia.

Sandra Argüelles's comment, May 8, 2013 6:09 PM
Ejemplo de transmedia desde luego!!
Reina Díaz's comment, May 8, 2013 10:13 PM
Uno de los mejores ejemplos transmedia que hay, en mi opinión. Y para mirarlo desde otra perspectiva: http://www.forbes.com.mx/sites/el-imperio-economico-de-star-wars/
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Exclusive Teaser Trailer

Coming to theaters November 22nd, 2013... Watch the trailer and experience the phenomenon like never before, only at the Hunger Games Explorer! - http://www....
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