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  1. Tomás and the Library Lady Cover TV9000

    Tomás and the Library Lady

    Adapted by José Cruz González. From the book by Pat Mora.

    Product Code: TV9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1 to 4m., 1 to 4w., expandable.
    • 50 min.
    Adapted from the well-loved book, Tomás and the Library Lady tells the inspiring true story of Tomás Rivera, who grew up in a migrant worker family, befriended a librarian in Iowa, and learned to love books and the places they took him. Tomás went on to a successful career in academia and became the chancellor of the University of California, Riverside. This play can be readily understood by both English and Spanish speakers. Learn More
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  2. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  3. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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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. My Two-Tailed Halloween Cat

    My Two-Tailed Halloween Cat

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: MK9000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 17w., 1 either gender. May be expanded to up to 20m., 30w., 10 either gender.
    • 50 min.
    To win a contest, Sydney uses magic to convince everyone she has a two-tailed cat. However, she begins to doubt the wisdom of her lie when she's asked to give up her cat to science. Learn More
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  6. Bird Brain

    Bird Brain

    By Richard Vetere.

    Product Code: BH1000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w., up to 15 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    When the Queen of Starlings decides to bully all the other birds, Sparrow keeps his cool and uses his brain to show that love and caring can dispel destructive bullying. In the end, it is the queen who asks for Sparrow's friendship allowing all the different birds to live together in harmony. To celebrate, an oriole from Baltimore arrives in time to give Sparrow a Bird of the Year award for his good work! Learn More
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  7. The Country of the Blind

    The Country of the Blind

    By Frank Higgins. Adapted from the story by H.G. Wells.

    Product Code: CF1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w. with doubling. May be expanded to 6m., 5w., extras.
    • 60 min.
    An adaptation of H.G. Wells story about a poor farmer in a South American village that must choose between sight and love. Learn More
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  8. Learn Me Somethin'

    Learn Me Somethin'

    By Michael Schneider.

    Product Code: L89000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 10m., 13w.
    • 80 min.
    Jameson Jones and his mother earnestly believe in school as a place to learn, but nonetheless find themselves propelled through a wonderland of scary officials, bizarre classrooms and inscrutable committee meetings. Learn More
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  9. Caught Between Two Worlds CF7000

    Caught Between Two Worlds

    By Carlos Perez.

    Product Code: CF7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 7w.
    • 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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