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Students grades 3-8 are invited to participate in a unique literacy initiative at Atlanta Fulton Public Libraries around the metro Atlanta. Short scripts from the PLAYS BY YOUTH, ABOUT YOUTH, FOR YOU anthology will be the source text to be read and acted out. 3rd Stop is Northwest Branch at Scotts Crossing.


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While you're out buying the kids new sneakers, sneak them into the Medu Bookstore and grab a copy Plays By Youth, About Youth, For You for some fun family read aloud time.  

PLAYS BY YOUTH, ABOUT YOUTH, FOR YOU available on Web Store .

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From awkward first dates and rapping ducks to the more serious issues of addiction, love, and loss, PLAYS BY YOUTH, ABOUT YOUTH, FOR YOU is bursting with the best selections of student writing from seven years of the annual Young Voices New With New Visions Short Play Fest. This collection of plays, written by students ages 8-18, deals with the topics directly facing young students today. Also included in this edition are writing prompts and reading comprehension questions for use in the classroom, as well as a selection of commentary from educators, theatre professionals, and dramaturgs from across the nation. This collection, and the festival that inspired it, not only proves the vital necessity of education in the arts, but also the large impact arts has on transforming a student's life.

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