Shephard15 Collection

Branch Forrester

Still single, this public servant thinks a great date involves a walk in the woods—to count invasive insects. Series M, 2 of 4. Others in series: Jack Hammer, Booker Sayles, Vance Strongarm

Eaton Greene

Sometimes obsessive about his vegan diet, Eaton is on a mission to share the facts about fruits and veggies with anybody who will listen! Series E, 2 of 4. Others in series: Soybean Gene, Potluck Patty, Chef Al Denté

Rhymin’ Simon

At home or on the streets, Simon has the funky beats. He has a natural gift for rhyme, something he does all the time. Series K, 3 of 4. Others in series: Rocky Chorderman, Jazzmyn Reed, Joy Singh

Chaplain Charlie

This pastor-turned-military chaplain shows soldiers how God can strengthen them in all circumstances. Series A, 4 of 4. Others in series: Amazing Grace, Mission Plane Jane, Faith Hopenlove

Nurse Payne

Talk about a big shot! Don't poke fun at Nurse Payne or she just might poke you back! Series H, 1 of 4. Others in series: Judge Prudence Law, Appaloosa Luci

Junior Reeder: Special Guide 70th Anniversary Thumbuddy

Junior is the younger brother of Thumbuddy Ima Reeder. When they got copies of the first Junior Guide, as it was called in 1953, they thought the magazine was "peachy keen"! Series P, 1 of 4. Others in series: Ima Reeder

Richard M. Bezzle

Oh, no! This businessman got greedy and secretly stole money from his employer! Currently a criminal, there's always hope for redemption. Series B, 2 of 4. Others in series: Big Mean Eugene, Handy Mann, Hench Mann

Elbert Feinstein

A former student of the genius physicist You-Know-Who, Elbert is carrying on the tradition of brilliant thinking, wild-looking hair, and a mustache that would make his former mentor proud. Series F, 1 of 4. Others in series: Adam Numbers

Faith Hopenlove

A spiritual mentor to many, Faith has a devotional life that's resulted in endless incredible answers to prayer. Series A, 3 of 4. Others in series: Amazing Grace, Mission Plane Jane, Chaplain Charlie

Elbert Feinstein

A former student of the genius physicist You-Know-Who, Elbert is carrying on the tradition of brilliant thinking, wild-looking hair, and a mustache that would make his former mentor proud. Series F, 1 of 4. Others in series: Adam Numbers

Mission Plane Jane

This energetic and mission-minded pilot is ready to take off when you are! Series A, 2 of 4. Others in series: Amazing Grace, Faith Hopenlove, Chaplain Charlie

Rhymin’ Simon

At home or on the streets, Simon has the funky beats. He has a natural gift for rhyme, something he does all the time. Series K, 3 of 4. Others in series: Rocky Chorderman, Jazzmyn Reed, Joy Singh

Booker Sayles

In his store or door-to-door, Booker has lots of reading material to spend your allowance on! Series M, 3 of 4. Others in series: Jack Hammer, Branch Forrester, Vance Strongarm

Gentle Yentel

A graceful, charming, and godly young Jewish woman who loves others and all things beautiful. Series G, 2 of 4. Others in series: Secret Giver, Baby-Faith Nelson, Pastor Wordsworth

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