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Between Us Girls :  Everything You Need To Know Before You Drop Your Panties

by Alessandra Cifali Basher

A play that sheds a fun but informative light on the serious topics of teenage sex and sexually-transmitted infections. Five 16-year-old girls discuss virginity, the differences between boys and girls, masturbation,...


Drama Queens in the House

by Julie Williams

All of Jessie's world is a stage, and she's determined to become a player, in Drama Queens in the House by Julie Williams.

Sixteen-year-old Jessie Jasper Lewis doesn't remember a time in her life when she wasn't...


Five, Six, Seven, Nate!

by Tim Federle

“The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it’s like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended.” –Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton

Winner of the Lambda...


Love on Cue

by Catherine Hapka

When you have to sing your heart out, it's best to know how....

Maggie Tannery is a true theater girl and a total shoo-in for the lead in this year's school production of Romeo and Juliet. She's seriously...


Better Nate Than Ever

by Tim Federle

“The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it’s like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton

A New York Times Notable...


Hitler's Canary

by Sandi Toksvig

"My brother stood up so quickly he almost knocked Mama over. 'Why aren't you doing something? Do you know what the British are calling us? Hitler's canary! I've heard it on the radio, on the BBC. They say he...


Becca Fair and Foul

by Deirdre Baker

When eleven-year-old Becca returns to her grandmother’s rustic cottage for another summer, she finds herself seeing her beloved island in new ways. A hunting owl mistakes a bobbing ponytail for prey. A cozy...


Book of Lyrics

by Dr. Martha Bushore-Fallis

Praise for Freedom Found

As we search for answers to prevention of violence in our communities, I believe our children will lead the way to a more peaceful world by learning to make wise choices. I strongly recommend...


D Is for Drama

by Jo Whittemore

A lead role means lots of drama in this sparkling story of one tween’s efforts to shine in the spotlight.

Sunny Kim is done with one-line roles at Carnegie Arts Academy—she’s ready for the lead. But even...


Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture

by Oskar Cox Jensen, David Kennerley & Ian Newman

Charles Dibdin (1745-1814) was one of the most popular and influential creative forces in late Georgian Britain, producing a diversity of works that defy simple categorisation. He was an actor, lyricist, composer,...


Casting Lily

by Holly Bennett

Fourteen-year-old Ava is thrilled when she lands a part in a play based on the true story of orphans sent to Canada in the 1800s to work on farms. But is she good enough to hold her own in a professional production?...


Max the Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva

by Sarah Todd Taylor & Nicola Kinnear

Max, chief mouse-hunter at the Theatre Royal, is up to his whiskers in his first mystery! Max is a pampered cat, used to the finer things in life, until a fun mouse chase goes badly wrong and he finds himself...


Shai & Emmie Star in Dancy Pants!

Shai & Emmie #2

by Quvenzhané Wallis, Nancy Ohlin & Sharee Miller

From Academy Award–nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis comes the second story in a brand-new series about best friends Shai and Emmie, two third graders destined for superstardom.

Shai Williams—third-grader...


The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

by Michael Patterson

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays provides essential information on the best-known, best-loved, and most important plays in world theatre. Each entry includes details of the title, author, date of writing, date...


The Masters of the Revels and Elizabeth I's Court Theatre

by W. R. Streitberger

The Masters of the Revels and Elizabeth I's Court Theatre places the Revels Office and Elizabeth I's court theatre in a pre-modern, patronage and gift-exchange driven-world of centralized power in which hospitality,...


Kings of the Court

by Alison Hughes

When the Gladiators basketball team's nasty coach finally gets turfed midseason, things couldn't possibly get worse. The team hasn't won a game yet, and morale is at rock bottom. Sameer, who announces the games...


High Note

by Jeff Ross

Hailey McEwan has many interests, soccer, field hockey, animation. She'd probably never have started singing if her best friend, Crissy, hadn't persuaded her to take singing lessons and join her choir. No one...


On Cue

by Cristy Watson

Randi wants to be an actress and is excited about practicing her craft in drama class. So she is devastated to learn the program has been cut. When her friends put together a successful proposal to have drama...


Upstaged

by Patricia McCowan

Ellie is used to getting leading roles in her small-town school’s musicals, but her place at center stage disappears when her dad becomes the host of a breakfast TV show and they have to move to the big city....


Raising the Stakes

by Trudee Romanek

It’s the start of a new season for Harrington High’s improv team, and Chloe is determined that this will be the year they make it all the way to the top. Her teammates (who also happen to be her closest...