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Boy: Tales of Childhood book cover

Anecdotes of author’s Iife and observations.
c1984 - VARIETY

Snail Mail No More book cover

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

The House Takes a Vacation book cover

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

Come Hither book cover

A collection of rhymes and poems.
c1957 - VARIETY

Little Sister and the Month Brothers book cover

Retelling of Slavic tale in which the Month Brother's magic helps little sister fulfill seemingly impossible tasks.
c1976 - HUMOROUS

Goldie Locks has Chicken Pox book cover

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

When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson book cover

Diary of a fictional 14-year,-old girl during one year of the Civil War.
c1996 - SERIOUS

50/50 Monologues for Student Actors : 100 Monologues for Guys and Girls book cover

Monologues for a variety of ages and categories.

Sing, Sophie! book cover

Although no one else in her family likes her loud voice, Sophie’s singing soothes her baby brother during a thunderstorm.

Good As New book cover

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 1930’s. 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.

The Itch Book book cover

Relates what happens on a hot day in the Ozarks when the heat makes everyone itch.

This Is the Bread I Baked for Ned book cover

Cumulative verse, Glenda prepares a delicious meal for Ned which is quickly devoured by several hungry guests.

Bat in the Dining Room book cover

When a bat flies into a hotel restaurant, Melissa comes to the rescue.
c1998 - Humorous solo

In Lane Three, Alex Archer book cover

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

The West: An Illustrated History for Children book cover

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

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