Editor’s Note


Yellowstone, a Fresh Start

When Ruby, a wolf, gets separated from her pack, she must find a new one—or survive on her own

The Schnitzelbird

Life in a small town is disrupted when a special bird disappears

Locked Out of Kindergarten

A new friendship forms after a harrowing shared experience

Swirling Arabesques

A foggy bus ride home invokes a dreamy state of mind


A summer in rural China teaches the narrator not to take her life for granted

Our Blanket


Everything I Love


Woodsy Owl


Self Portrait


Rainbow Lake


McArthur Lights


A Man’s Friend






Stone Soup Honor Roll: September 2020