Video Resources

Video for Students

Video that engages students and connects them to books and writers.

Book Trailers
Use Orca Book Publishers book trailers as a strategy to get students interested in reading.

Meet the Author
Find out what inspires Orca authors to do the things they do.

Learn about Matatus in this mini documentary from Eric Walters.

Rock the Boat by mile one Twelve
A music video for the original song for Rock the Boat by Sigmund Brouwer.

Video for Teachers and Parents

 Reading and teaching strategies you can put into action in your classroom and at home. 

Just Enough: Difficult Topics Made Easy
Dr. Jillian Roberts talks about how to engage with young children on tough topics like sex and divorce.

Lucy Tries Sports
Lisa Bowes talks about her series that promotes physical literacy and encourages kids to stay active.

Sigmund Brouwer's Rock and Roll Literacy
Sigmund gets kids excited about reading and writing with his Rock and Roll Literacy program.

Webinar: Reaching Reluctant Readers: Engage and Inspire
Hands-on tips for teachers and librarians. Moderated by Gillian Engberg, Booklist Books for Youth managing editor/YA editor. Panelists include Program, Curriculum and Instruction Consultant, Carolyn Salonen, Teacher, Rebecca English, Librarian Amy J. Cheney.

Teacher Testimonial
A teacher talks about her experience using Orca Books for reluctant readers.

Eric Walters on writing for male reluctant readers.