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A Chunk of Chalk
A Chunk of Chalk
By Linda O'Connell
She left her mark in a regrettable way.
A Double-Sawbuck Windfall
A Double-Sawbuck Windfall
By Terri Elders
First things were first -- no frippery was allowed.
A Firm Foundation
A Firm Foundation
By Shirley Brosius
The lessons went beyond reading, writing and arithmetic.
Blackie and Smackie
Blackie and Smackie
By Dorothy Stanaitis
One was elegant; the other, unrefined.
Burke's Law
Burke's Law
By R.P. Infantino
The punishment fit the crime -- and had the desired result.
Delight in a Bottle
Delight in a Bottle
By Neala Ames
The chocolate treat made Friday afternoons oh-so-special.
Ears by Hand
Ears by Hand
By Susan Davis
A new investment provided welcomed relief.
Good Old Days in the Kitchen -- Swamped With Chocolate Inspiration
Good Old Days in the Kitchen -- Swamped With Chocolate Inspiration
By Georgia Kohart
Dig in to these "Great Black Swamp" treats!
Good Old Days on Wheels -- Trucking the Tomatoes
Good Old Days on Wheels -- Trucking the Tomatoes
By W. Dean Marple
He slowly built up confidence until the big day finally came.
Goodbye, Allowance
Goodbye, Allowance
By Frances Smith
Since she couldn't get a monkey, ants would have to do.
In a Class by Herself
In a Class by Herself
By Amy T. Russell
Nothing -- and no one -- was going to stop her from getting on that bus.
In Praise of Duke
In Praise of Duke
By David Paling
He was just that kind of dog.
Kindergarten Acrobat
Kindergarten Acrobat
By Barbara J. Marsh
Some experiences did not live up to her expectations.
Little Billy's House Call
Little Billy's House Call
By Ruth Enderle Brown
Most of his visits were appreciated; this one was different.
Looking Hollywood Way -- And You Thought Your Family Was Strange
Looking Hollywood Way -- And You Thought Your Family Was Strange
By Michael O'Donnell
These two shows took their cartoon origins to a whole new level.
Lunch Pail Puppy
Lunch Pail Puppy
By Kimberly Vernon
The treasure she found that day happened to have four legs and a tail.
Midnight in the Cemetery
Midnight in the Cemetery
By Roy Morris
What was that rustling sound?
Miss Whitman and Miss Hall
Miss Whitman and Miss Hall
By Allen Anthony
They influenced his early life and his later life.
Pumpkins, Parties and Parades
Pumpkins, Parties and Parades
By Lewis A. Kocher
The festivities carried on from morning until night.
Saving Beggars Night
Saving Beggars Night
By Deborah Frederick
They never used paper bags again.
Saving the Sugar Daddy
Saving the Sugar Daddy
By David Cody Prewitt
His teacher was not fooled for a second.
Strappy Shoes and Paper Dolls
Strappy Shoes and Paper Dolls
By Thenie Posch as told to Sarah Ashely Posch
They liked the old catalogs as well as the new ones.
The Great Escape
The Great Escape
By Bill Barrick
They mistakenly assumed their prisoner would be held captive.
The Phantom Convict
The Phantom Convict
By K. Neal Murphy
It was all ind good fun until Big Daddy showed up.
The Snake Bark
The Snake Bark
By Carol Barnette Easley
It was unmistakable and undisputable.
The Wish Books
The Wish Books
By April Knight
From buying school clothes to making outhouse "wallpaper," the options were endless!
Toilet Trippin'
Toilet Trippin'
By Norman Knight
The farmer tricked the tricksters.
Truancy Lunacy
Truancy Lunacy
By Gary Kurz
An innocent suggestion led to an infamous occurrence.
Window to the World
Window to the World
By Verna Simms
Sears and Roebuck were the greatest loves of her young life.