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A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories

by Angela McAllister & Alice Lindstrom

Step on to a stage full of stories with this beautiful anthology of 12 stories from Shakespeare, retold to be accessible for children.

Get lost in Shakespeare’s most loved stories with this beautiful anthology...

Shakespeare and the Romantics

by David Fuller

Romantic criticism, of which Shakespeare is the central figure, invented many of the modes of modern criticism. It is also distinct from many contemporary academic norms. Engaged with the social and intellectual...

Notes from the Life of a Total Genius

by Stacey Matson

A new year, a new controversy and another way to make Kennedy mad . . .

Arthur A. Bean is back! With Robbie in another city (thank goodness for texting) and Kennedy as his co-editor of the school newspaper, Arthurs...

Playing a Part

by Daria Wilke & Marian Schwartz

The first young adult novel translated from Russian, a brave coming-out, coming-of-age story. In June 2013, the Russian government passed laws prohibiting "gay propaganda," threatening jail time and fines to...

Operation Yes

by Sara Lewis Holmes

No one in her sixth-grade class knows quite what to make of Ms. Loupe, with her short hair, her taped square "stage" on the floor, and the interest in improvisational theatre. After all, their school is on an...

Shakespeare Before Shakespeare

by Glyn Parry & Cathryn Enis

Before William Shakespeare wrote world-famous plays on the themes of power and political turmoil, the Shakespeare family of Stratford-upon-Avon and their neighbors and friends were plagued by false accusations...

Six Characters in Search of an Author

by Luigi Pirandello

"Six Characters in Search of an Author" created Luigi Pirandello’s international reputation in the 1920s and is still the play by which he is most widely identified. 

With originality that was startling to...

The Admirable Crichton

by J. M. Barrie

The Admirable Crichton by J. M. Barrie. Once a month, Lord Loam encourages his servants to enter the drawing room for tea. This ritual defiance of tradition disturbs Crichton, the butler, who regards the class...

The Backstagers and the Theater of the Ancients (Backstagers #2)

by Andy Mientus & Rian Sygh

After all the backstage ghost drama during Phantasm, things are quiet at St. Genesius Prep. Too quiet. But when that quiet is filled by a mysterious voice that haunts the Backstagers day and night, they set...

The Backstagers and the Final Blackout (Backstagers #3)

by Andy Mientus & Rian Sygh

Based on the showstopping graphic novels, the Backstagers return for more action-packed, paranormal theater adventures!

The Backstagers are back for a thrilling third act! They?ve dealt with the ghost haunting...

The Backstagers and the Ghost Light (Backstagers #1)

by Andy Mientus & Rian Sygh

The stage crew at St. Genesius Prep?or Backstagers, as they like to call themselves?are ready for whatever the theater world can throw their way: the madness of tech week, inevitable prop malfunctions, and all...

Beyond Clueless

by Linas Alsenas

Marty Sullivan’s life ends, basically, when her parents enroll her in a private high school. A private, Catholic, girls-only high school. Meanwhile, at their local public school, her best friend, Jimmy, comes...

Fanny's First Play

by George Bernard Shaw

Fanny's First Play is a 1911 play by George Bernard Shaw. It was first performed as an anonymous piece, the authorship of which was to be kept secret. However, critics soon recognised it as the work of Shaw....

Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s play about the doomed romance of two teenagers from feuding families is the most famous love story ever written. First performed around 1596, Romeo and...

The Machine

by Upton Sinclair

The Machine which was originally published in 1912 in the collection Plays of Protest. Although it contains some of the same characters who appeared in his novels The Metropolis and The Moneychangers, it is...

The Broken Heart

by John Ford

John Ford is known to have written numerous plays during the reigns of James I (1603-1625) and Charles I (1625-1649), although only eight have survived. Their somewhat morbid and violent character speaks in...


by Henrik Ibsen

"Catiline" was Henrik Ibsen's first play. It was written during winter 1848–49 and first performed under Ibsen's name on 3 December 1881 at the Nya Teatern (New Theater), Stockholm, Sweden. 

The main character...

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – The Original Screenplay

by J.K. Rowling

At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes...

Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

by James McNaughton

Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath explores Beckett's literary responses to the political maelstroms of his formative and middle years: the Irish civil war and the crisis of commitment in 1930s Europe,...


by Glen Huser

Travis has been waiting to get to junior high. When that time finally comes, things are both better, and worse, than he had hoped. On the plus side are two great new teachers. On the minus side there's Shon...