A superb resource for speech contests, acting exercises, auditions or audience entertainment. In a stage review, these short monologs can be to theatre what Dave Barry is to journalism. Warm, funny, and best of all--reall Fifty-five characterizations for girls, boys or either. Any young person will relate to the topics of these scripts. And they will like them as performance material that is "scarefree." A fresh, insightful book of "nontheatrical" monologs. Sample titles: Call Waiting, Wallflower, Tomboy, Graduation, The Actress, Camp Cancanoogo, Boarding School, Commando, Boy Crazy, I'm Shy, Running Away, Caught , Wanna Be, Charlie's a Nerd.