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The Wallet. Reprinted by permission of Arnold Fine. © 1998 Arnold Fine.

A Gift for Robby. Reprinted by permission of Toni Fulco. © 1998 Toni Fulco.

A Dance with Dad. Reprinted by permission of Jean Jeffrey Gietzen. © 1998 Jean Jeffrey Gietzen.

A Miracle of Love. Reprinted by permission of Shirlee Allison. © 1998 Shirlee Allison.

A Dream Come True. Reprinted by permission of Teresa Pitman. © 1998 Teresa Pitman.

Safe-Keeping, Enduring Labor, Take My Hand and A Legend of Love. Reprinted by permission of LeAnn Thieman. © 1998 LeAnn Thieman.

The Best Badge of All. Reprinted by permission of Gerry Niskern. © 1998 Gerry Niskern.

The Christmas Star. Reprinted by permission of Susan Adair. © 1998 Susan Adair.

My Dad, Charlie and Me. Reprinted with the permission of Simon & Schuster from Knock Wood by Candice Bergen. © 1984 by Candice Bergen.

My Dad. Reprinted by permission of by permission of Barbara E. C. Goodrich. © 1997 Barbara E. C. Goodrich.

A Happy-Ever-After. Reprinted by permission of Mary J. Davis. © 1998 Mary J. Davis.

Of Miracles, Children & Joshua’s Jingle Bell. Reprinted by permission of Aline Stomfay-Stitz. © 1986 Aline Stomfay-Stitz.

Love in Action. Excerpted from No Greater Love by Mother Teresa. Reprinted by permission of New World Library. © 1997 New World Library.

The True Spirit of Christmas. Reprinted by permission of Carolyn S. Steele. © 1998 Carolyn S. Steele.

Veronica’s Babies. Reprinted by permission of George M. Flynn. © 1997 George M. Flynn.

Seeing with the Heart. Reprinted by permission of Barbara Jeanne Fisher. © 1998 Barbara Jeanne Fisher.

A Jelly Bean for Halloween. Reprinted by permission of Evelyn M. Gibb. © 1998 Evelyn M. Gibb.

Beauty Contest. Reprinted by permission of Carla Muir. © 1998 Carla Muir.

The Scar. Reprinted by permission of Joanna Slan. © 1998 Joanna Slan.

The Melding. Reprinted by permission of Isabel Bearman Bucher. © 1998 Isabel Bearman Bucher.

Old People. Reprinted by permission of Betty J. Reid. © 1998 Betty J. Reid.

Born to Sing. From They Wouldn’t Quit by Ravina Gelfand and Letha Patterson.

© 1962 by Lerner Publications. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.

Truly Free. Reprinted by permission of Elizabeth Bravo. © 1998 Elizabeth Bravo.

Police Woman. Reprinted by permission of Chris Mullins. © 1998 Chris Mullins.

Late for School and The Trellis. Reprinted by permission of Daniel Schantz. © 1998 Daniel Schantz.

Color My World. Reprinted by permission of Sharon M. Chamberlain. © 1997 Sharon M. Chamberlain.

He Taught Me to Fly. Reprinted by permission of Cynthia Mercati. © 1998 Cynthia Mercati.

The Real Thing. Reprinted by permission of Frankie Germany. © 1998 Frankie Germany.

The Locket. Reprinted by permission of Geery Howe. © 1998 Geery Howe.

The Dowry. Reprinted by permission of Roy Exum. © 1998 Roy Exum.

Going the RightWay. Reprinted by permission of Lynne Kinghorn. © 1998 Lynne Kinghorn.

I’ll Never Understand My Wife. Reprinted by permission of Steven James. © 1998 Steven James.

Crumbling Sand Castles. Reprinted by permission of Sue Monk Kidd. © 1998 Sue Monk Kidd.

The Last “I Love You.” Reprinted by permission of New Leaf Press. © 1996 by Robert Strand.

Loving Donna. Reprinted by permission of Ron C. Eggertsen. © 1998 Ron C. Eggertsen.

History and Chemistry. Reprinted by permission of E. Lynne Wright. © 1998 E.

Lynne Wright.

True Intimacy. Reprinted by permission of Jean Brody. © 1998 Jean Brody.

Holding Hands. Reprinted by permission of Helen Troisi Arney. © 1998 Helen Troisi Arney.

Second Skin. Reprinted by permission of Caroline Castle Hicks. © 1998 Caroline Castle Hicks.

Ron. Reprinted by permission of Dan Clark. © 1998 Dan Clark.

Ry. Reprinted by permission of Joyce Meier. © 1998 Joyce Meier.

Finding a Son. Reprinted by permission of Lin Faubel. © 1998 Lin Faubel.

Snowballs and Lilacs. Reprinted by permission of Lisa Marie Finley. © 1998 Lisa Marie Finley.

The Little Princess. Reprinted by permission ofWendyMiles. © 1998WendyMiles.

When Did She Really Grow Up? Reprinted by permission of Beverly Beckham. © 1998 Beverly Beckham.

Children on Loan. Reprinted by permission of Norma R. Larson. © 1998 Norma R. Larson.

Virtues. Reprinted by permission of Colleen Trefz. © 1998 Colleen Trefz.

Sharing. Reprinted by permission of Drue Duke. © 1998 Drue Duke.

It’s Really Christmas Now. Reprinted by permission of Kitsy Jones. © 1998 Kitsy Jones.

One Life at a Time. Reprinted by permission of Gina Bridgeman. © 1998 Gina Bridgeman.

I Did My Best. Reprinted with the permission of Simon & Schuster from Diana Her True Story—In Her Own Words by Andrew Morton. © 1992, 1997 by Andrew Morton.

Good Neighbors and The Classified Ad. Reprinted by permission ofMarsha Arons. © 1998 Marsha Arons.

Letters to Anne Frank’s Father. Excerpted from Love Otto: The Legacy of Anne Frank by Cara Wilson. Reprinted by permission of Cara Wilson. © 1997 Cara Wilson.

A Reason to Live. Reprinted by permission of Jerry Perkins. © 1998 Jerry Perkins.

The Night I Wrote My Pulitzer Prize Winner. Reprinted by permission of Shinan Barclay. © 1998 Shinan Barclay.

A Perfect Pot of Tea. Reprinted by permission of RobertaMessner. © 1998 Roberta Messner.

Lunch with Helen Keller. Reprinted by permission of Carey Harrison. Excerpted from Change Lobsters And Dance. © 1975 by Lilli Palmer.

One Kid at a Time. Reprinted by permission of Sarah Ann ReevesMoody. © 1998 Sarah Ann Reeves Moody.

Low-Fat andHappy. Reprinted by permission of TeresaCollins. © 1998 TeresaCollins.

Graduation Message. Reprinted by permission of Robert A. Concolino. © 1998 Robert A. Concolino.

Our Christmas Boy. Reprinted by permission of Shirley Barksdale. © 1988 Shirley Barksdale.

Judy’s Birthday. Reprinted by permission of Shelley Peterman Schwarz. © 1998 Shelley Peterman Schwarz.

The Special Olympics. Reprinted by permission of Denaé Adams. © 1998 Denaé Adams.

The Mop Angel. Reprinted by permission of Lizanne Southgate. © 1998 Lizanne Southgate.

Grandma Is on Her Feet Again. Reprinted by permission of Margaret McSherry. © 1998 Margaret McSherry.

The Department Store Santa. Reprinted by permission of Sally A. Breslin. © 1998 Sally A. Breslin.

Halloween Angels. Reprinted by permission of Steven J. Lesko Jr. © 1998 Steven J. Lesko Jr.

Lucky Pennies. Reprinted by permission of Jill Williford Mitchell. © 1998 Jill Williford Mitchell.

Let Our Requests Be Known. Reprinted by permission of Donna Kay Heath. © 1998 Donna Kay Heath.

Christmas in the Silver Egg. Reprinted by permission of Mechi Garza. © 1998 Mechi Garza.

A Coke and a Smile. Reprinted by permission of Jacqueline M. Hickey. © 1998 Jacqueline M. Hickey.

The Smile Behind the Tear. Reprinted by permission of Helen Luecke. © 1998 Helen Luecke.

The Not-So-White Christmas Gift. Reprinted by permission of Harrison Kelly. © 1998 Harrison Kelly.

It Happened on the Brooklyn Subway. © 1949 by Paul Deutschman. Reprinted from the May 1949 Reader’s Digest with permission of The Reader’s Digest and Regina Ryan Publishing Enterprises, Inc., 251 Central Park West, New York, NY.

Love Can Last Forever. Reprinted by permission of Deb Plouse Fulton. © 1998 Deb Plouse Fulton.

Highway Hero. Reprinted by permission of Carol A. Price-Lopata. © 1998 Carol A. Price-Lopata.

Plenty of Sunsets. Reprinted by permission of Cindy Jevne Buck. © 1998 Cindy Jevne Buck.

Mom, Can You Pull Some Strings? Reprinted by permission of Carol Allen. © 1998 Carol Allen.

Never, Never Give Up. Reprinted by permission of Diane Novinski. © 1998 Diane Novinski.

The Baby Blanket. Reprinted by permission of Winona Smith. © 1998 Winona Smith.

Stories on a Headboard. Reprinted by permission of Elaine Pondant. © 1998 Elaine Pondant.

Mother’s Hands. Reprinted by permission of Louisa Goddisart McQuillen. © 1998 Louisa Goddisart McQuillen.

EveryWoman Needs a Champion. Reprinted by permission of Carole Vogel. © 1998 Carole Vogel.

A Final Letter to a Father. Reprinted by permission of Gail Rosenblum. © 1998 Gail Rosenblum.

A Penny Saved. Reprinted by Permission of Carita Barlow. © 1998 Carita Barlow.

Emma’s Bouquets. Reprinted by permission of Pamela George. © 1998 Pamela George.

Between the Lines. Reprinted by permission of Charlotte Adeslperger. © 1998 Charlotte Adeslperger.

Bean Talk. Reprinted by permission of Veronica Hilton. © 1998 Veronica Hilton.

A Legacy in a Soup Pot. Reprinted by permission of Barbara Davey. © 1998 Barbara Davey.

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