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Anecdotes of authors Iife and observations.
c1984 - VARIETY
Now that they live in different cities, thirteen-year-old Tara and Elizabeth use email to talk about everything that is occurring in their lives and try to maintain their closeness as they face big changes.
c2000 - DUO
Filled with puns and Tom Swifties, the house takes a vacation to the sea when its ownders leave for their vacation.
c2007 - Humorous verse choir
A collection of rhymes and poems.
c1957 - VARIETY
Retelling of Slavic tale in which the Month Brother's magic helps little sister fulfill seemingly impossible tasks.
c1976 - HUMOROUS
When Goldie gets sick, she can’t go visit her friends Bo Peep, Henny Penny and Little Red Riding Hood. What’s worse, her brother is being a pest. An example of fairy tale meets sitcom.
c2002 - Humorous solo
Poetry collection with the inner-city youth in mind.
c1972 - VARIETY
Diary of a fictional 14-year,-old girl during one year of the Civil War.
c1996 - SERIOUS
Monologues for a variety of ages and categories.
Although no one else in her family likes her loud voice, Sophies singing soothes her baby brother during a thunderstorm.
c1997 - HUMOROUS SOLO or DUO
When Grady's young cousin ruins his teddy bear, Grandpa fixes it good as new.
c1982 - HUMOROUS
A collection of portions of the stories of 173 forgotten men, women, and children of the 1930s. The letters are reproduced exactly as written and have been gathered from various manuscript collections. Some would make good serious solos- see p. 54 and p.62. These are letters written to Mrs. Roosevelt by expecting mothers. For the older child, this book may be obtained through Interlibrary Loan.
c1983 - SERIOUS SOLO
Relates what happens on a hot day in the Ozarks when the heat makes everyone itch.
Cumulative verse, Glenda prepares a delicious meal for Ned which is quickly devoured by several hungry guests.
c1989 - VERSE CHOIR
When a bat flies into a hotel restaurant, Melissa comes to the rescue.
c1998 - Humorous solo
15-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her archrival for a place on the New Zealand 1960 Olympic Swim Team.
c1987 - SERIOUS
Has some first person accounts.
c1996 - SERIOUS
Life on the farm is never dull for Ben, who faithfully follows his big sister's advice in such things as swallowing a live minnow so he can swim like a fish.
c1990 - HUMOROUS