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  1. The Bluest Eye

    The Bluest Eye

    Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond from the novel by Toni Morrison.

    Product Code: BC4000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 6 to 10w.
    • 90 min.
    In this story about the tragic life of a young black girl in 1940s Ohio, 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved by her family and schoolmates. Instead, she faces constant ridicule and abuse. She blames her dark skin and prays for blue eyes, sure that love will follow. This powerful adaptation explores the crippling toll that a legacy of racism has taken on a community, a family and an innocent girl. Learn More
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  2. Stargirl

    Stargirl

    By Y York. From the novel by Jerry Spinelli.

    Product Code: S2F000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 100 min.

    All is copacetic in the fall of the new school year as junior Leo Borlock settles in to produce his moderately popular school TV show, The Hot Seat, and keep himself safely behind the camera and out of anybody's line of fire. His safe existence implodes with the arrival of the weirdly fabulous Stargirl, whose impetuous enthusiasm for all-things-Leo forces him to choose between his own secure conformity and the glories offered by the girl from the stars.

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  3. Crash

    Crash

    By Y York. From the novel by Jerry Spinelli.

    Product Code: CQ6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 90 min.

    Crash plays football for his middle school. He runs and scores and is unstoppable. In life, he is self-centered and running so fast he can't see the chances for love and connection that are all around him. His new friend, Mike, cherishes his bold and bullying characteristics, while his old acquaintance, Penn Webb, sees a deeper, hidden Crash that circumstances threaten to bury forever. Life presents Crash with a chance to win really big, but in order to win, he's going to have to come in second.

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  4. Atypical Boy

    Atypical Boy

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 3w., 1 to 4 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where "conformity is compulsory," one boy cannot conform. Learn More
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  5. What's Bugging Greg?

    What's Bugging Greg?

    By Darrah Cloud.

    Product Code: WG1000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 to 4 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Greg Samsa wakes up one morning to discover that he has turned into a giant cockroach. His mother, in a panic, dials 911, thus beginning his adventures as they search for a cure for his "disease." Prodded by doctors, studied by a scientist, laughed at, screamed at and run from by his classmates, Greg copes with the changes—and the possibilities—in his new body. He comes to understand not only what true friendship is but also who he is. Learn More
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  6. The Third Wave

    The Third Wave

    By Joseph Robinette and Ron Jones.

    Product Code: TP7000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 5 to 11m., 8 to 14w., extras as desired.
    • 100 min.
    Set in 1967 in Palo Alto, California, during the Vietnam war, racial integration and social revolution, this play is a true story about a high-school experiment in fascism that went out of control. Learn More
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  7. Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story

    Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. Developed from the poetry of Sandy Asher and David L. Harrison.

    Product Code: J46000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 1w., 2 either gender, plus puppets; may be expanded to a total of 21 m. and w. without puppets.
    • 45 min.
    Jesse and Grace have been best friends since birth, almost 10 years. It never mattered that Jesse is a boy and Grace is a girl. But now they're in fourth grade and their classmates begin a routine of nonstop teasing. Denial only makes things worse. Before long, the two have stopped speaking to each other. Each goes in search of a new best friend and soon finds that no one else fills the bill quite as perfectly. Jesse and Grace finally discover that, "A best friend is the best kind of friend of all." Learn More
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  8. Kindness

    Kindness

    By Dennis Foon.

    Product Code: K35000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to17 actors (gender flexible).
    • 45 min.
    This play sensitively captures the reality of children's feelings as it tells the story of three kids as they navigate the small and large catastrophes in their lives. Learn More
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  9. Brave No World: Community. Identity. Stand-up Comedy.

    Brave No World: Community. Identity. Stand-up Comedy.

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: BC5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 70 min.
    Step-siblings holding false assumptions about each other remind us to "never judge a book by its cover" using contemporary music and stand-up comedy rants. Learn More
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  10. Well

    Well

    By Lisa Kron

    Product Code: WA7000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 105 min.
    Well paints a mother-and-daughter picture of rich, unusual artistry...Lisa, depicted as an anxious performance artist who narrates matters, explains that this show explores issues of health and wellness. Learn More
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