“Three Black Swans” (2010) by Caroline B. Cooney Book Trailer
Digital booktalk for LIS 9364 Young Adult Materials by Katherine Gilks
March 5th, 2011
PowerPoint Version: Digital Booktalk – Three Black Swans
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Cooney, Caroline B.. Three Black Swans. New York : Delacorte Press, 2010. 276 pgs. Hardcover, $20.99 CDN.
Written in the third person, this book is about three sixteen-year-old girls who discover that they have a surprising connection to each other when one of them decides to create a video-hoax for a school project. Cooney uses modern technology, such as Facebook, YouTube, and text messaging, as an integral part of her story.
Intended audience: best suited for ages 14 and older, for mature themes discussed, but also suited for readers aged 11 and older.
Intended audience for booktalk: ages 12 and older.