CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Child's Soul

Contents

Introduction

1. THINKING OF OTHERS

My Lady Sirena Van Schaik

The Right Thing to Do Stephanie Ray Brown

Friends of the Heart Ariana Morgan Bridges as told to Robin Smith Bridges

The Key to Bethany’s Heart Karen Cogan

Bossy Lara Lara Anderson

A Special Lunch Christopher Geren

The Twenty-Dollar Bill Mallory McGinty

Sometimes, Babies Get in the Way Ruth B. Spiro

2. BEING A TEAM PLAYER

For the Love of Animals Emylee Cuthbertson

Second Act John P. Buentello

Music Is Contagious Mary Lou DeCaprio

Standing Up Christine Mix

Someone to Count On Richard Brookton

The Gravel Pit Renee Hixson

Adam Gets to Play Talia Haven

Swimming on a Goat Lana Krumwiede

The Gift Givers Club Kendal Kornacki and Alison Kornacki

3. BEING RESPONSIBLE

Who Let the Dogs Out? Arlene Y. Burke

My Very Own Dog Kathleen Bracher

Who’s to Blame? Michelle Rossi

Following the Rules Joseph Sottile

The Hill Sherm Perkins

A Little Birdie . . . a Big Responsibility Dania Denise Mallette

Munchy Lloret Pelayo

4. MAKING GOOD CHOICES

Starting Over Jamuna Rangachari

Friends Forever Darian Smith

Max and the Purple BMX Mongoose Bike Max Sampsell as told to Joi Sampsell

Being True to Myself Terri Meehan

Is Sixteen Enough? Christine M. Smith

Disney Magic Bryan Martinez

Courage on the Court Sandy Green

Grandpa’s Pig Cookie Curci

5. MAKING AND ACCEPTING CHANGES

Still Loved Karissa Porter

Letting Go Becca Sherman

Granny’s Hands Victoria Williams

It Isn’t How It Used to Be Virginia L. Kroll

Two Good Teachers Ann Ingalls

Pink Jelly Glasses Jacqueline J. Michels

Harry Kristie Jones

6. LEARNING TO FORGIVE

The Treasure Charlotte Uteg

Keep Out Esme Sky Mills

The Tiny Bear Lara Anderson

Mike’s Trucks Ronnie Reese

Trouble in Neverland Carly Hurwitz

All Because of Kelly Amy Cornell

Forgiving My Dad Sarah McIver

7. SHARING AND GIVING

Making Friends with a Puppet Lana Krumwiede

The Joy of Giving Renie Burghardt

To Give Love Mimi Frid

Fifty-Six Grandparents Machille Legoullon

Esperanza Angela Abbott

A Healing Haircut Angela Rooker

Christmas for Opal and Sean Tiffany O’Neill

8. LOOKING ON THE BRIGHT SIDE

The Best Toys Ever Karen Lynn Williams

The Best Present Mary Laufer

Throwing Stones Katherine Battersby

Wishing on a Lucky Star Melanie Joy Pastor

A Move to a New Life Andrew Sang

Grandma’s Wisdom Rahul de Livera

Friends Are Like Flowers Michelle Marie

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Patty Hansen?

Who Is Irene Dunlap?

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