|aActing out : |bsix one-act plays! : six Newbery stars! / |cfeaturing the playwrights, Avi ... [et al.] ; edited by JustinChanda
|a1st Atheneum Books for Young Readers pbk. ed
|aNew York : |bAtheneum Books for Young Readers, |c2010, c2008
|axi, 175 p. : |bill. ; |c20 cm.
|aReprint. Originally published: c2008
|aAt head of title: Atheneum Books for Young Readers presents
|aCollects one-act plays for middle graders by six Newbery-winning authors--Avi, Susan Cooper, Sharon Creech, PatriciaMacLachlan, Katherine Paterson, and Richard Peck
|aAtheneum Books for Young Readers presents Acting out
|aThe bad room / by Patricia MacLachlan--The Raven / by SharonCreech--The billionaire and the bird / by Katherine Paterson--The dollop / by Susan Cooper--Effigy in the outhouse / byRichard Peck--Not seeing is believing / by Avi
Six Newbery Medal winning authors put together a powerhouse of six one act plays perfect for reading aloud or acting out! Avi is the author of more than seventy books for children and young adults, including the 2003 Newbery medal winner?Crispin: The Cross of Lead. He has won two Newbery Honors and many other awards for his fiction. He lives with his family in Denver, Colorado. Visit him at Avi-Writer.com.Susan Cooper is one of our foremost children’s authors; her classic five-book fantasy sequence The Dark Is Rising has sold millions of copies worldwide. Her many books have won the Newbery Medal, a Newbery Honor, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and been shortlisted five times for the Carnegie Medal. She combines fantasy with history in?Victory (a Washington Post Top Ten for Children novel), King of Shadows and Ghost Hawk, and her magical?The Boggart and the Monster, second in a trilogy, won the Scottish Arts Council’s Children’s Book Award. Susan Cooper lives on a saltmarsh island in Massachusetts, and you can visit her online at TheLostLand.com.Patricia MacLachlan is the author of many well-loved novels and picture books, including?Sarah, Plain and Tall, winner of the Newbery Medal; its sequels,?Skylark?and?Caleb’s Story;?Edward’s Eyes;?The True Gift;?Waiting for the Magic;?White Fur Flying; and?Fly Away. She lives in western Massachusetts.