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Alternately funny and sad but ultimately heartwarming: a boy's experiences on Christmas Eve illustrate the harsh realities of his life.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A old man adjusts to life after the death of his wife from cancer.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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A tale set in a fairground that will strike a chord with anyone who has siblings.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A short piece of lyrical prose.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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Touching story in which two immigrants are brought together by a broken lift.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A white porcelain hand seems to signal change in an arcade worker's life.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A sad, gentle tale of memories and a magic moneybox.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A young soldier, assigned as a guard in a prisoner of war camp, has trouble dealing with the horrific conditions.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A young man hangs himself in prison. Public defender Audrey Meyers reflects on the events that led to his death.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story of the Filipino wife of a misogynistic soldier.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story of Sump Stevenson, an optimist and coal miner.
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A soldier encounters a beautiful girl.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story of a young soldier and his good luck charm.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Two soldiers speculate as to where the dead go the night before a battle.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A woman awaits the return of her husband at the end of the war.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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