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Reader's Theater

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Additional Reader’s Theater Resources


*Compiled by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh BLAST School Outreach


Picture Books for Reader’s Theater

  • Anansi Does the Impossible retold by Verna Aardema
  • Armadilly Chili by Helen Ketteman
  • Big Rain Coming by Katrina Germein
  • Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss
  • Eric Carle’s Animals Animals
  • Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles
  • Grace For President by Kelly DiPucchio
  • Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia
  • Hey You C’Mere: A Poetry Slam by Elizabeth Swados
  • It’s a Hummingbird’s Life by Irene Kelley
  • Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman
  • Kallaloo: A Caribbean Tale by David and Phillis Gershator
  • Meet Danitra Brown by Nikki Grimes
  • One Green Apple by Eve Bunting
  • Piggie Pie by Margie Palatini
  • Stone Soup
  • Stone Soup retold by Heather Forest
  • The Boy Who Painted Dragons by Demi
  • The Perfect Pet by Margie Palatini
  • The Web Files by Margie Palatini
  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by John Scieszka
  • The Very Ugly Bug by Liz Pichon
  • Wombat Goes Walkabout by Michael Morpurgo
  • Yo! Yes? by Chris Raschka



Resource Books:

  • Readers’ Theater (Grade 3) – Evan-Moor
  • Readers Theater for Building Fluency by Jo Worthy
  • Acting Out: Six One-Act Plays with Avi, Susan Cooper, Sharon Creech, Patricia MacLachlan, Katherine Patterson, Richard Peck
  • Readers On Stage by Aaron Shepard;
  • How and Why Stories for Reader’s Theater by Judy Wolfman
  • Presenting Reader’s Theater: Plays and Poems to Read Aloud by Caroline Feller Bauer
  • Read! Perform! Learn! 10 Reader’s Theater Programs for Literacy Enhancement by Toni Buzzeo
  • Cinderella Outgrows the Glass Slipper and Other Zany Fractured Fairy Tale Plays
  • Frantic Frogs and Other Frankly Fractured Folktales for Readers Theater
  • Silly Salamanders and Other Slightly Stupid Stuff for Readers Theater



  • Timeless Teacher Stuff



  • Reader’s Theater Scripts and Plays



  • Printable Worksheets: Reader’s Theater Scripts and Plays



  • Margie Palatini




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