Editor’s Note


The Life of Beverly Henderson

Beverly, abandoned by both her parents as a baby, at 13 befriends a raccoon named Bandit and sets out to find her father

The Magic Pen and the Superhero

Jeremy finds a magic pen that will help him fight his school’s bullies

It Will Never Be the Same

Left alone after her best friend moves away, the narrator struggles with loneliness

The Old Woman

A woman passes through each season of life


“What if I’m alone forever?” the narrator wonders when her mother isn’t waiting at the bus stop

Skull Tumor

An unexpected illness changes a boy’s life

The Angel




The Creases of Time


Sounds of the Night


Wolf on a Swing


New York


Arch of Life


The Tower of Toronto


Fall Portrait




Stone Soup Honor Roll: February 2020