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On Cue

by Cristy Watson
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: special needs, theater, siblings

Can Randi find a way to make it all work out?

Randi wants to be an actress and is excited about practicing her craft in drama class. So she is devastated to learn the program has been cut. When her friends put together a successful proposal to have drama class taught as an extracurricular activity, Randi is thrilled—until reality sinks in. Extracu …

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Jordan and Max, Showtime

by Suzanne Sutherland, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: friendship, bullying, multigenerational, lgbt, theater

Jordan had a tough time with the other kids at his old school.

So, on his first day at Massey Elementary, he has a plan: to be absolutely invisible. His new classmates don't need to know that his grandmother is his best friend or that they put on shows together dressing up in elaborate costumes each night in their apartment. When he's forced to pair …

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Lark Takes a Bow

by Natasha Deen, read by Heather Gould
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, chapter books, humorous stories, friendship, theater

Mysteries seem to follow Lark and Connor Ba wherever they go, and today is no exception!

The part-time detectives head to their local community theater to rehearse the play they are in, only to discover that someone is playing pranks on the theater company. The twin sleuths need to work quickly to catch the culprit before one more prank closes down …

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The Sun Will Come Out

by Joanne Levy
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, theater, diseases, illnesses & injuries, jewish

The Sun Will Come Out is a funny and heartwarming account of a shy girl’s first summer away from home, where she learns she really can do anything and that silver linings can be found just about anywhere.

Twelve-year-old Bea Gelman and her best friend Frankie are planning the BEST SUMMER EVER at Camp Shalom—a sleep-away camp. But at the last min …

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Stink: Hamlet and Cheese

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: humorous stories, theater, chapter books

Hie thee to Shakespeare camp with Stink to learn fake sword-fighting, spout silly curses, and prithee try to escape a kiss . . . BLUCK!

It’s spring break, and Stink is faced with a difficult choice: hang out at home with his sister, Judy, or become a Shakespeare Sprite with his friend Sophie of the Elves. Hanged be! When Sophie tells Stink that th …

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La magie de Casse-Noisette

by Mireille Messier, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent, theater, new experience

 

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Pour célébrer le temps des fêtes, une petite fille assiste à un ballet pour la toute première fois avec son père. Le chef d’orchestre fait tic! tic! tic! Les rideaux de velours s’ouvrent. Vouf! Les musiciens accordent leurs instruments, les danseurs entrent en scène, et une magnifique histoire prend vie …

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Nutcracker Night

by Mireille Messier, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, new experience, parents, theater

Discover the sights, sounds and magic of a night at the ballet that will prepare even the youngest of children for their first theatrical experience

Beep! Beep! go the taxis. Voof! go the velvet curtains. The Nutcracker ballet and New York City’s David H. Koch Theater come to life in this onomatopoeic representation of a little girl’s experience …

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