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  1. Mockingbird Cover MR5000

    Mockingbird

    Adapted by Julie Jensen. From the National Book Award-winning novel by Kathryn Erskine.

    Product Code: MR5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.

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    • 85 min.
    Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More
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  2. World of Wonder Cover WK1000

    World of Wonder

    Book and lyrics by Tonya Hays. Music and lyrics by Genesis Be.

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    At 2 years old, Noah is diagnosed with autism. He stops talking, won't look people in the eyes and doesn't wish to be touched. Jenny, Noah's older sister, journeys into Noah's world and finds the courage and strength to understand and support his struggles. The family comes to understand that autism is not a death of dreams but another way to live and that Noah is different but not less. World of Wonder invites all to join the adventure and take the first step in understanding autism. Learn More
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  3. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
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  4. Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: OA4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2 to 10m., 2 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    This play combines stories of men and women of the Underground Railroad who were active in the fight against slavery. Famous participants like Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe and other lesser-known heroes are included in this tale that celebrates a time when Americans were at their courageous best, supporting one another, regardless of background, ethnicity or gender. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. The Transition of Doodle Pequeño

    The Transition of Doodle Pequeño

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: TT5000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 4m., 2w.

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    • 60 min.
    The Transition of Doodle Pequeño is a magic-filled, multiple award-winning play for all ages about two boys who become friends in spite of their differences. It examines the consequences of misused language, provides insight into the lives of Mexican-immigrant children and interrogates the issues of gender-identity and homophobic bullying. Learn More
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  6. Amazing Grace

    Amazing Grace

    By Shay Youngblood. Adapted from the book by Mary Hoffman.

    Product Code: A64000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 7w. (3 women, 4 girls and 4 boys, plus extra neighborhood children, adult offstage voice.)
    • 60 min.
    Grace loves to act out the stories told to her by her Nana who believes Grace can be anything she wants to be. Learn More
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  7. Paper Lanterns, Paper Cranes

    Paper Lanterns, Paper Cranes

    By Brian Kral.

    Product Code: PD8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 13 to 16 (4 to 6m., 6 to 9w., with roles for children and adults). Some doubling is possible.

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    • 90 min.

    This powerful drama illustrates the impact of war—and the nightmare of nuclear fallout—as experienced by some of World War II's most innocent victims: the children of Japan. Kyushu, a Japanese "street orphan," is admitted into a Hiroshima hospital in the mid-1950s

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  8. I Never Saw Another Butterfly

    I Never Saw Another Butterfly

    By Celeste Raspanti.

    Product Code: I22000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 7w., 4 children, extras.

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    • 100 min.
    One of the survivors of Terezin, Raja, having lived through it all, teaching when there was nothing to teach with, helping to give hope when there was little reason for hope, creating a little world of laughter, flowers and butterflies behind the barbed wire, tells the true story of the children. Butterflies became a symbol of defiance for the children, making it possible for them to live on and play happily while waiting to be transported. Learn More
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  9. Caught Between Two Worlds CF7000

    Caught Between Two Worlds

    By Carlos Perez.

    Product Code: CF7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5m., 7w.

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    • 55 min.
    Exploring the dilemma of not knowing where to fit in, children of mixed races struggle finding where they belong. This story is told through a mixed race, vulnerable 15 year old girl, who wonders which world she belongs to. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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