When Lamar sees an old man struggling to carry his groceries, he watches from a distance.
A safe distance.
A former foster kid used to being feared, discarded or used, he approaches people with caution. If he approaches them at all.
But, in the spirit of the holidays, he makes a decision to take an action that won’t only change the old man’s life but also his own.
An angry, overweight teen writes letters to her former best friend when her friend goes missing.
The police think she may know something about the disappearance.
She doesn’t think so.
But soon her letters reveal she knows more than anyone ever suspected, especially herself.
A short story about friendships and keeping secrets.
Straight A student Gerald Morgan doesn’t want to ruin his grade point average with an F in gym class.
So the out of shape teen asks the top runner at his high school for help.
And soon discovers what she’s really running from.
A short story for anyone who’s felt like giving up.
Sylvia loved her cat Rossetti.
And Rossetti loved her.
But Sylvia’s friends said that wasn’t enough.
Until the day Rossetti proved them wrong.
He’d never play football again.
Stuck in a hospital bed, Jackson Cook feels betrayed by the game he’d loved his entire life. But the game had let him down, like most of the people in his life.
Except for Jeanette Hadley, who comes to the hospital and asks for his help.
She needs to find a missing cat. A special cat named Francine.
However, finding Francine won’t be easy and neither will what Jackson needs to face in order to find her.