Books by Donna Guthrie

PUTTING ON A PLAY by Nancy Bentley
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1997

"An admirably lucid and concise presentation of the essentials of stagecraft, with plenty of encouragement for aspiring thespians. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
The collaborators behind The Young Producer's Video Book (1995, not reviewed) cast this book, subtitled ``The Young Playwright's Guide to Scripting, Directing, and Performing,'' in the same format: an easy-to-read how-to-do-it guide, with a welcome emphasis on the structure and content of the drama rather than on the technicalities of acting and production. Read full book review >
FRANKIE MURPHY'S KISS LIST by Donna Guthrie
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"Believable, endearing characters, snappy dialogue, and a good story make this latest from Guthrie (The Witch Who Lives down the Hall, 1985) an authentic, funny slice of pre-junior-high life. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Travis Marshall has had enough of Frankie Murphy's bragging about Philadelphia, where he used to live, and about the girls he's kissed. Read full book review >