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BE-SWITCHED by Roger Kise
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Middle and Lower Grades; 5 female, 1 male, 2 male or female; 10 minutes.
Fairy-tale subject (Wicked Witch) gets extreme makeover, courtesy of the team of stylists on popular daytime talk show.
 
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A HALLOWEEN SLEEPING BEAUTY by Jane Tesh
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Middle and Lower Grades; 4 male; 4 female; 14 male and/or female; 15 minutes.
A ghoulish twist on the original fairy tale--where it's a curse to be beautiful!
Fairy-tale subject (Wicked Witch) gets extreme makeover, courtesy of the team of stylists on popular daytime talk show.
 
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THE PILGRIM WHO DIDN'T CARE, by JANE MCGOWAN
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Middle and Lower Grades; 4 male, 7 female; 15 minutes.
Feisty young Pilgrim girl realizes that there's a reason to give thanks after all.
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THE HIP HOP HARES by Jane Tesh
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Lower Grades; 4 female, 2 male, and many extras; 10 minutes. Bunnies swing into action with a modern beat as last-minute order puts a crunch on the Easter egg factory.
 
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YOU DON'T SAY by Peg Juffer
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Lower Grades; 3 female; 1 male; 8 to 10 male/female; 10 minutes. Perfect for Book Week: Librarian is stumped about how to get students to read until some creative characters pop out of the book shelves to help out.
 
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SEASONAL. . .WHETHER by Frank V. Priore
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Middle and Lower Grades; 10 male and/or female; 20 minutes. The month of April feels left out and threatens to go on strike, throwing Father Time and the rest of the months into a tailspin.
 
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THE LUCK OF THE IVIES by Frank V. Priore
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Lower Grades; 2 female and 1 male; 15 minutes. Set in a clearing in the forest, quick-thinking leprechaun thwarts the efforts of two young girls to steal his pot of gold.
 
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DO IT WITH DEWEY by Jane Tesh
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Lower Grades; 9 male or female; 10 minutes.

Using tried-and-true system, bookworms make quick work of straightening out a mess in the library. Perfect for National Children's Book Week.
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THE FIRST THANKSGIVING by Robert Mauro
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Middle and Lower Grades; 4 male, 2 female, 1 male/female for turkey; 15 minutes.
With a bit of healthy doubt about the relationship of Native peoples and Puritans, families prepare for a day of feasting that not everyone is happy about—particularly the turkey.
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VIKKI'S VALENTINE BOX by Sharon Brady
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Lower Grades; 4 female, 4 male; 10 minutes. It's never easy being the new girl in class, and especially on Valentine's Day. Will anyone put a Valentine in Vikki's box?
 
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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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THE TOYS' GIFT by Melinda Williams
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Lower Grades, 8 male or female; 20 minutes.
A sweet story about a child who doesn't have enough money to buy Christmas gifts for his parents. . .but gets by with a little help from his "secret" friends.
 
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TURKEY SAVES THE DAY, by Peggy Bauer
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Lower Grades, 4 male or female; 10 minutes.
Bird cries "Foul!" when he realizes he's going to be the main attraction for Thanksgiving dinner.
 
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DANITA'S DISGUISE by Susan Lee
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Lower Grades; 4 male, 3 female; 10 minutes. Young actors will have loads of fun trying on all sorts of costumes and performing in this Halloween play with a simple setting and easy-to-find props. A little creativity can go a long way!
 
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CHRISTMAS PIE by Rowena Bennett
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Middle and Lower Grades; 2 male, 1 female, 8 male and female extras; 30 minutes. Jack Horner helps the Queen of Hearts learn how to bake a pie, say a rhyme, and bring a smile to the face of the hungry King.
 
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THE FORGETFUL EASTER RABBIT by Helen Louise Miller
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Lower grades; 8 male, 7 female, and 8 male/female; 15 minutes. A bunny forgets his list for Easter egg deliveries and meets children who are not at all happy about his forgetfulness----until they are reminded that they sometimes forget things, too.
 
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CINDER-RILEY by Claire Boiko
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Middle and Lower Grades; 5 female, 2 male, 3 male and/or female; 20 minutes.
A really clever and fun "Irish" version of the Cinderella story, complete with leprechauns and a lot of audience participation.

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CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY, by William Dean Howells, adapted by Adele Thane
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Middle & Lower Grades; 4 female, 3 male, 3 male or female; 25 minutes. In this charming fantasy, first published in 1892, a little girl discovers that there can indeed be too much of a good thing!
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SQUEAKNIBBLE'S CHRISTMAS, by Helen Louise Miller
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Lower Grades; 2 male, 3 female, 5 male or female; 15 minutes. A doubting little mouse meets Master Cat, and learns that there may just be a Santa Claus after all.
 
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THE MISSING LIST by Melinda Williams
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Middle and Lower Grades; 1 male; 1 female; 8 male or female. 20 minutes. Christmas may have to be canceled because one of Santa's elves is tired of working and tired of greedy kids.
 
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CUPID'S WEBSITE by Liz Boiko Burdick
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Middle and Lower Grades; 6 male, 7 female, 8 male or female; 20 minutes.
Will web designer's plans take all the charm out of boy-meets-girl?
 
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THE WITCHES' BREW by Carol D. Wise
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Middle and Lower Grades; 6+ female; 20 minutes.
Evil witches meet their match in good witch Clarice, who grows flowers and wears a sunny smile. Is there room for them all in the Witches' Council?

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WITCH WORD by Holly Simpson
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Middle and Lower Grades; 6 female, 1 male or female, male and female extras; 10 minutes.
The game show that will make all your spooky dreams come true!

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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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