Multimedia CanLit: Television and Music


  • Danielle Cossarini
  • Nancy Edgar
  • Courtney Matthews
  • Sarah Richard
  • Michael Steeleworthy




Long ago, it was the book. Then, the cassette. This was followed by the CD, as well as the video cassette-in either VHS or BETA. This, too, was followed by the DVD. Soon, Blu-Ray formatted discs and digital downloads will becomethe popular format for young adult patronsto borrow from our libraries. These different formats have given young adult readers new and different ways to experience the stories they've come to love. For instance, Where the Wild Things Are, which was once a favourite bedtime story, is now a major motion picture, with a DVD and audio soundtrack release due to follow.