MY BOOK TRAILERS


Trailer for Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick.  Egmont, 2011.
Alex, a resourceful seventeen-year-old running from her incurable brain tumor, Tom, who has left the war in Afghanistan, and Ellie, an angry eight-year-old, join forces after an electromagnetic pulse sweeps through the sky and kills most of the world's population, turning some of those who remain into zombies and giving the others superhuman senses.
If you cannot view the trailer, here is the link to it on YouTube.
Ashes


Trailer for The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams.  St. Martin's Griffin, 2009.
In a polygamous cult in the desert, Kyra, not yet fourteen, sees being chosen to be the seventh wife of her uncle as just punishment for having read books and kissed a boy in violation of Prophet Childs' teachings, and is torn between facing her fate and running away from all that she knows and loves.
If you cannot view this trailer, here is the link to it on YouTube.
The Chosen One


Trailer for The Twin's Daughter by Lauren Baratz-Logsted.  Bloomsbury, 2010. 
This trailer was a finalist in the "Librarian/Teacher Created for Secondary" Division of the  2012 School Library Journal Book Trailee Awards.
In Victorian London, thirteen-year-old Lucy's comfortable world with her loving parents begins slowly to unravel the day that a bedraggled woman who looks exactly like her mother appears at their door.
If you cannot view this trailer, here is the link to it on YouTube.
The Twin's Daughter


Trailer for Delirium by Lauren Oliver.  Harper, 2011.
This trailer was a finalist in the "Librarian/Teacher Created for Secondary" Division of the 2012 School Library Journal Book Trailee Awards.
Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, when she falls in love.
If you cannot view this trailer, here is the link to it on YouTube.
Delirium 

 

Trailer for Crazy Beautiful by Lauren Baratz-Logsted;  Houghton, 2009.
Lucius, whose arms were blown off in an explosion, forms a relationship with Aurora, a young girl whose mother recently died, in hopes that she will be able to help free him from the stigma of being different.
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Trailer for Gentlemen by Michael Northrup; Scholastic, 2009.
When three teenaged boys suspect that their English teacher is responsible for their friend's disappearance, they must navigate a maze of assorted clues, fraying friendships, violence, and Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment" before learning the truth.
If you cannot view this trailer, here is a link to it on YouTube.