The Fifth Grade students read a great selection of books this year as independent reading choices. They used an online application called Adobe Spark to create book trailers, or short videos that introduce their books. Here are their terrific trailers:
Mia read the book Wish and found out why an 11-year old girl has been making the same wish every day.
Logan read Newbery Award winner The Invention of Hugo Cabret, a novel in words and pictures, which freatures a mystery inside of a 1931 Paris train station.
Kierstin read Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding, which combines a great story about a girl with a big imagination along with basic concepts of coding.
Michael thinks you’ll enjoy My Life as A Fifth Grade Comedian.
Ava read Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, a classic story of a family dealing with racial prejudice in the South during the 1930’s.
Andy read the book The Recess Bully which is part of a new series called Superhero Harry.
James created his book trailer on Hatchet, the classic tale of survival in the wilderness.
Camden created his book trailer on Wonder, a great book that reminds you to choose kind.
Wilder read The Wizards of Once, a book that features the exciting adventure of a wizard prince and and a warrior princess.
Emma knows you’ll enjoy learning about Greek mythology in Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods.
Nathan read In the Heart of the Sea, the gripping true story of a whaling ship that was struck by a whale.
Andy’s book, Ready Player One takes place in the year 2045, where players can enter a utopian virtual reality world.
Willa read The Mark of Athena, where Percy Jackson and other Greek and Roman demigods have to team up in order to defeat giants.
Camp Half-Blood is the setting for Mona’s book, The Lightning Thief, the first of the Percy Jackson adventures.