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Acting Out (Reprint) (Paperback) (Avi & Susan Cooper & Sharon Creech & Patricia MacLachlan & Katherine
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With a star-studded lineup of writers, there’s a stage full of drama, comedy, and great storytelling waiting behind these curtains!Sharon Creech spoofs a publishing office in The Raven, and the environment fights back against overdevelopment in Susan Cooper’sThe Dollop. Patricia MacLachlan puts a twist on detention in The Bad Room, and Katherine Paterson revives a classic fairy tale inThe Billionaire and the Bird. Richard Peck has schoolboys doing their best to trick a spooky substitute inEffigy in the Outhouse, and Avi’s Not Seeing Is Believing has words playing tricks on everybody. There’s something for everyone in this all-star lineup.
Six Newbery Medal winning authors put together a powerhouse of six one act plays perfect for reading aloud or acting out!
Number of Pages: 175
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Imagination + Play, Performing Arts / Theater, Short Stories
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Avi & Susan Cooper & Sharon Creech & Patricia MacLachlan & Katherine Paterson
Street Date: June 22, 2010
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-8092