Peg Kehret''s middle grade books have won more than 50 state and national young reader awards. So these "scare-free" monologs are perfect for speech contests, acting exercises, auditions, or as part of a performance. Warm and funny, these monologs will feel "nontheatrical," and best of all - real! Sixty-five characterizations include 16 written specifically for girls, 15 for boys, and the rest appropriate for either. Published to rave reviews, any young person will relate to these well-written monologs.