Reader Engagement Project:
Read, Review, Win!
Readers win a free map of Into the Trap‘s fictional setting when they review the book on the book’s website. Until 12/1/12, young book reviewers can also be entered to win a $50 L.L. Bean Gift Certificate when they review the book! (Reader’s Privacy Always Protected!)
The Story Continues…
The author continues the story with a funny, engaging, and informative blog, “Lobster Boy“, written in the voice of the main character. Reluctant readers have been consumed by the blog’s depiction of a teen’s life on the New England waters.
Tools of Engagement:
• Display a Shelftalker announcing the blog and the chance to Read, Review, & Win! Download Here.
• Display a Bookmark announcing the blog and the chance to Read, Review, & Win! Download Here.
• Insert a Bookplate Teaser in the back of the book to lead readers to the character’s blog, “Lobster Boy.” Download Here.
• Show the Character Blog/Website “Lobster Boy” to reluctant readers and outdoor/action adventure readers.
Best Users: Grades 6-9 Classrooms, Public Children’s Librarians, School Librarians
Best Audience: Children Grades 6-9
An action-packed adventure about thieves, fishing, and two boys who lay a trap that will save the day.
Eddie’s family has been trapping lobsters for generations. but lately someone has been stealing their catch. When Eddie happens across the thieves’ trap, he knows it’s up to him to bring in the culprits. With the unlikely help of a boy who has run away from sailing camp, Eddie embarks on an adventure that puts his very life at risk.