Pickles and Parks

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Book Information
Rating: Excellent
Reading/Interest Level: Primary
Author: Nancy K. Wallace
Illustrator: Lucy Fleming
Publisher: Magic Wagon
Year: 2016
ISBN: 9781624021169
Pages: 32

Students are working on Earth Day projects. Some projects include cleaning parks, planting trees, and planting vegetables. The students get so excited about going green and taking care of the Earth that they get permission to plan an Earth Day festival. The students work together and the festival is a huge success. They start to plan next year’s Earth Day festival, changing the world one Earth Day project at a time!

This readers' theater script and guide includes all the information one would need to put on a puppet show or play. Information about school plays along with a list of cast, crew, sets, props, makeup, costumes, and stage directions are included. The different parts are color-coded, making it easy for students to identify different characters’ parts. A teacher’s guide with reading levels for each character and additional production tips for this play can be found online. The play is appropriate for students reading between a third and sixth grade level.