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Adapted by Julie Jensen from the 2010 award-winning book by Kathryn Erskine, this vibrant and moving world premiere play, commissioned by the Kennedy Center and VSA, tells the story of a young girl on the autism spectrum who changes a community. Age 10+

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
65 minutes


Mrs. Johnson
Michael, Jose, William H.
Shane, Mr. Schneider, First Grader
Josh, First Grader
Emma, First Grader, Caitlin u/s
Brianna, First Grader

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Adapted By
Adapted From
Based on the National Book Award–winning novel by Kathryn Erskine