Up A Tree by Nathaniel Kressen

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Dramedy.  8-10 minutes.  1 male, 1 female.  Suitable for elementary school and older.

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Lorimer and Marcy share a friendship that means everything to them, yet the time has come when they could easily split apart. Their parents don’t listen, their siblings outshine them, and their classmates accept one but not the other. Up a tree in the middle of the night, they consider all options and finally decide on an exciting new adventure forward.

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Did You Know?

In 2015, Velina Hasu Houston had a Fulbright Scholar award, which she carried out at Aoyama Gakuin Daigaku in Tokyo, Japan.