Item description for On the Edge: A Collection of 17 Hard-Hitting Christian Monologs for Youth by Steven James...
These monologues are the real deal. They take an unflinching look at the things that trouble teens -- the pain and problems of those often-turbulent years. What they are not is sitcom fluffy. This book is not afraid to explore tough issues, such as cheating, addictions, death, teen pregnancy, body image, abuse, depression, popularity and self-image, in sensitive yet startlingly honest manner. Each monologue comes with sidebar hints and information for the teen actor, as well as tips for the director. The cast of one eliminates the extra work of casting for a group and coordinating rehearsal schedules. The sketches are an ideal supplement to a retreat, youth group event, or Sunday school or Bible study class. Their performance creates just the right atmosphere to address modern moral dilemmas with tact, poignancy and truth. The 'ideas for the speaker' section that accompanies each script is a practical guide to connect the performance with words of help, hope, and instruction afterward.
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Studio: Meriwether Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.16" Width: 5.46" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.42 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2004
Publisher Meriwether Publishing
ISBN 1566081009 ISBN13 9781566081009
Availability 0 units.
More About Steven James
Steven James is the national bestselling author of a dozen novels, including the critically acclaimed thrillers Every Crooked Path, Checkmate, The King, Opening Moves, and The Queen. He has won three Christy Awards for best suspense and was a finalist for an International Thriller Award. His thriller The Bishop was named Suspense Magazine's book of the year. Publishers Weekly calls him "[a] master storyteller at the peak of his game." He has a master's degree in storytelling and has taught writing and creative communication around the world.
Steven James currently resides in the state of Tennessee.
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