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A SCHOOL FOR BLACK GIRLS by Renée Rebman
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Middle and Lower Grades; 5 male, 4 female, and many extras; 1800s; 25 minutes.
The true story of Prudence Crandall, a bold pioneer in equal rights for women and African-Americans, who faced racism and resistance when she open a revolutionary new school in 19th-century Connecticut.
 
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MISS LOUISA AND THE OUTLAWS by Frances B. Watts
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Middle and Lower Grades; 6 male, 4 female, and as many extras as desired; 20 minutes. Old-fashioned turn-of-the century schoolmarm commands respect while giving a lesson in bravery and brains after the bad guys slip into the schoolhouse to hid from the sheriff.
 
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THE PIE THAT CHANGED HISTORY by Maureen Crane Wartski
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Middle & Lower Grades; 4 female, 3 male; 20 minutes. The story (maybe true, maybe not) of a couple who baked their way on to a wagon train to Oregon so they could open a school where Native people and settlers could learn together in peace. Their children settled in Kansas, where they were active in the 1850s Underground Railroad.
 
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PICCOLA Adapted by Rowena Bennett
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Lower Grades; 2 female, 1 male, 1 male or female; 15 minutes. The magic of Christmas shines in a poor fisherman's hut in this adaptation of a charming French folktale.
 
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HALFWAY TO CONCORD by Marcella Rawe
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Middle and Lower Grades; 6 male, 2 female; 25 minutes. It's hard to tell who is a friend and who is a foe when neighbors take sides at the start of the Revolutionary War, as Paul Revere spreads the word from Boston to Concord.
 
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THE TALKING BURRO by Barbara Winther
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Middle and Lower Grades; 4 male, 4 female, 4 male or female; 25 minutes. Talented animal joins in Mexican Christmas celebration.
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