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I Am Regina book cover
Author:  Sally Keehn
Title:  I Am Regina

10-year-old Regina is captured by the Indians in 1755 as the French and Indian War begins. Based on a true story. Grade 6+.
c1991 - SERIOUS

 

Gnat Stokes and the Foggy Bottom Swamp Queen book cover
Author:  Sally Keehn
Title:  Gnat Stokes and the Foggy Bottom Swamp Queen

This Appalachian tall tale features spooky creatures, tragic sweethearts, and an unlikely heroine. Sometimes funny, sometimes scary, and sometimes sensitive, this story is based on Tam Lin.
c2005 - Solo

 

Winning Monologs for Young Actors book cover
Author:  Peg Kehret
Title:  Winning Monologs for Young Actors: 65 Honest-to-Life Characterizations to Delight Young Actors and Audiences of All Ages

Also in Adult Collection.
c1986 - VARIETY

 

Lake Wobegon Days book cover
Author:  Garrison Keillor
Title:  Lake Wobegon Days

Midwestern small town life "where the children are all above average".
c1985 - HUMOROUS, SERIOUS

 

Island of the Skog book cover
Author:  Steven Kellogg
Title:  Island of the Skog

To escape the dangers of urban life, Jenny and her friends sail away to an island, only to be faced with a new problem - its single inhabitant, the skog.
c1973 - HUMOROUS

 

Johnny Appleseed book cover
Author:  Steven Kellogg
Title:  Johnny Appleseed

Presents the life of John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, describing his love of nature, his kindness to animals, and his physical fortitude.
c1988 - VARIETY

 

Pecos Bill book cover
Author:  Steven Kellogg
Title:  Pecos Bill

Tall tale.
c1986 - HUMOROUS

 

The Three Little Pigs book cover
Author:  Steven Kellogg
Title:  The Three Little Pigs

In this retelling of a well-known tale, Serafina Sow starts her own waffle-selling business in order to enable her three offspring to prepare for the future, which includes an encounter with a surly wolf.
c1997 - HUMOROUS SOLO or DUO

 

 
Author:  Alice Kelsey
Title:  Once the Hodja

Turkish folklore.
c1943 - HUMOROUS

 

 
Author:  Richard Kennedy
Title:  Oliver Hyde's Dishcloth Concert

A fiddler who went into seclusion after his wife's death agrees to play at a wedding. When he finds that only sacks of grain are around to listen, he goes in search of company.
c1977 - SERIOUS

 

Brats book cover
Author:  X.J. Kennedy
Title:  Brats

Poems.
c1986 - HUMOROUS, VARIOUS

 

 
Author:  Liza Ketchum
Title:  The Gold Rush

Based on the PBS television documentary of the California Goldrush.
c1996 - SERIOUS

 

 
Author:  Larry King
Title:  Because of Lozo Brown

A little boy is afraid to meet his new neighbor, Lozo Brown, until they begin to play and become friends.
c1988 - HUMOROUS, VERSE CHOIR

 

I Have a Dream book cover
Author:  Martin Luther King, Jr.
Title:  I Have a Dream

Speech.
c1963 - SERIOUS

 

 
Author:  Martin Luther King, Jr.
Title:  Testament of Hope: The Essential Writing of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Addresses, essays and lectures.
c1986 - SERIOUS

 

Babe, The Gallant Pig book cover
Author:  Dick King-Smith
Title:  Babe, The Gallant Pig

A piglet destined for eventual butchering arrives at the farm, is adopted by an old sheep dog and discovers a special secret to success.
c1983 - VARIETY

 

Pigs Might Fly book cover
Author:  Dick King-Smith
Title:  Pigs Might Fly

A runt piglet born with deformed front feet is coached in swimming by a duck and an otter and, when the pig farm is flooded, becomes a hero.
c1980 - VARIETY

 

 
Author:  Rudyard Kipling
Title:  The Jungle Book

The adventures of Mowgli, a young boy raised by animals in an Indian jungle.
c1893 - VARIETY

 

Up from Jericho Tel book cover
Author:  E. L. Konigsburg
Title:  Up from Jericho Tel

The spirit of a dead actress turns 2 children invisible and sends them out among a group of colorful street performers to search for a missing necklace.
c1986 - VARIETY

 

 
Author:  Donn Kushner
Title:  Uncle Jacob's Ghost Story

Paul discovers the story of his Great Uncle Jacob, the black sheep of the family, who believed the ghosts of two beloved friends followed him when he emigrated from Poland to America.
c1986 - VARIETY

 

 
Author:  Karla Kuskin
Title:  The Rose on My Cake

Poetry.
c1964 - VARIETY

 

So What’s It like to be a Cat book cover
Author:  Karla Kuskin
Title:  So What’s It like to be a Cat

A humorous dialogue between a cat and child about what it’s like to be a cat
c2007 - Humorous duo

 

 
   
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