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Chicken soup for the soul : my kind (of) America : 101 stories about the true spirit of our country

Author: Amy Newmark
Publisher: Cos Cob, CT : Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These 101 stories showcase an America filled with good people who volunteer in their communities, help their neighbors, and pride themselves on doing the right thing"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Newmark
ISBN: 9781611599732 1611599733
OCLC Number: 1000295197
Description: ix, 401 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Our common ground. Faith to faith / Frank Stern ; Sunrise pizza / Sabrina Forest ; The folded flag / Linda Ann Feist ; Getting to know the Sicilian / Melissa Wootan ; America carried me / Julia Pfeiffer ; Just lucky / Victoria Fedden ; Working at the Muslim Community Center / Allison Yates ; The kindness of strangers / Carol Nash Smith ; Provisions / Miriam Van Scott --
Speaking up for what's right. The other bus story / Cynthia M. Gray ; Keeper of the principles / Laura Sue Wilansky ; Pats on the back / Melissa Edmondson ; The top of the stairs / Shirley P. Gumert ; Bridging a gap / Jane Self ; Making choices / Marianne Fosnow ; Sleeping on the street / Elizabeth Harsany ; Being black in a white world / Benny Wasserman ; There's no place like Ommmmm / Kelly Sullivan Walden --
3,000 miles of kindness. Audrey and Annie / Audrey Ades and Annie Friedman ; South Dakota hospitality / Marsha Warren Mittman ; A side of kindness, please / Courtney Lynn Mroch ; A gift at the bank / Noelle Sterne ; Sheltered beneath the open sky / Ilana Long ; Small fortune at the car wash / Alf Pettersen ; The guest room / Sayzie Koldys ; Soldier's homecoming / Carla Erin Wiggins ; Sam and the visitor / Natalie M. Rotunda ; Paying it forward / Ann Morrow --
Honoring those who defend us. Random acts of breakfast / Miriam Van Scott ; Faith, hope, life / K. Michael Ware ; Make America grateful again / Natalie J. Reilly ; Saluting the flag / Linda Morel ; The Christmas tree / Vincent Olson ; Angels unaware / Sunday Pearson ; Seventh-inning stretch / Kristi Adams ; Filled with kindness / Linda O'Connell ; The least we can do / Hynn Yates ; But it's our rule.../ Robbie Iobst --
Community of caring. My Ferguson / Sioux Roslawski ; Carmen's gift / Bernice Angoh ; The biggest hearts / L.A. Strucke ; Please don't leave / Tracy Rusiniak ; It will all work out / Lorraine Cannistra ; The escape / Karen Cooper ; Circle of kindness / Lou Zywichi Prudhomme ; The American thing to do / Tiffany O'Connor ; Turn-about Thanksgiving / Susan Traugh ; Dinner and a movie / Mary Anglin-Coulter ; The gift of wisdom / Kathryn Kingsbury --
A vibrant melting pot. Ode to Buffalo / Kelly Bakshi ; Truly America / Zehra Hussain ; The American team / Mark Rickerby ; An immigrant's daughter / Heidi Gaul ; Nine, twelve, and fourteen / Lauren B. H. Rossato ; Education for everyone / Nell Musolf ; An American wall / David Hull ; A melting pot wedding / Megan Pincus Kajitani ; We the people / Amanda Yardley Luzzader ; Americans in Paris / Keri Lindenmuth --
Where kindness counts. Welcome to tent city / Kristen Mai Pham ; The lady in seat 26B / Katelyn Stanis ; Helping hands / Julie Isaac ; The cookie gauntlet / Rhonda Dragomir ; A cast of characters / Nancy Emmick Panko ; Two guys / Garrett Bauman ; The streets are not paved with gold / Eva Carter ; Highway breakdown / Susan Maddy Jones ; Simple gifts / Ceil Ryan ; Out of the mouths of strangers / Gretchen Bassier ; Wrapped in love / Jill Burns --
Making things happen. Making school cool / Darlene Sneden ; A little birdie / Sheila Taylor-Clark ; An encounter with the president / Leo Pacheco ; A spark / Georgia A. Brackett ; Quilting comfort / Jeffree Wyn Itrich ; Caught doing good / Judith M. Lukin ; The Kindness Rocks Project / Megan Murphy ; Recipe for an open heart / Susan Rothrock Deo ; Seeing a need / Jeanne Jacoby Smith ; The good fairy returns / SuzAnne C. Cole --
Our dynamic new citizens. Mission accomplished / Eva Carter ; A special kind of support / Isela Jacome Lieber ; Rescue / Derek Hawkins ; Safe harbor / Jen P. Simmons ; The citizens' daughter / Gwen Navarrete Klapperich ; The price of peace / Becky S. Tompkins ; From the mideast to the midwest / Anthony Clark --
American Sharon / Beth A. Molinaro ; They call me "Friend" / Lisa M. Bartelt ; Back to basics / Hema Nataraju --
Role models. Letters from America / Adrienne A. Aguirre ; I'll rise and fight again / April Knight ; And then there were eight / Debra Ann Pawlak ; The whistling postman / Dorann Weber ; Touch a life with a cup of coffee / JP Waggoner --
Going bald for a cause / Katie O'Connell ; Love wins / Nicole V. Bingaman ; American courage / Thomas R. Hurd ; The generosity of a stranger / Sayzie Koldys ; It's a wonderful world / Stephanie Pifer-Stone.
Other Titles: My kind (of) America :
My kind America
Responsibility: [compiled by] Amy Newmark.

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