okabon Collection

Appaloosa Luci

Here's a fun-loving equestrian who's a perfect match for her horse. Who knows where they're headed next! Series H, 3 of 4. Others in series: Nurse Payne, Judge Prudence Law

Secret Giver

He knows firsthand how much more fun it is to give than to receive! (But don't ask his real name—that's a secret too!) Series G, 1 of 4. Others in series: Gentle Yentel, Baby-Faith Nelson, Pastor Wordsworth

Jazzmyn Reed

The school band was never the same after this saxophone player blew into town! Series K, 2 of 4. Others in series: Rocky Chorderman, Rhymin' Simon, Joy Singh

Joy Singh

Joy is so happy about her friendship with Jesus that she wants everyone to take note! Series K, 4 of 4. Others in series: Rocky Chorderman, Jazzmyn Reed, Rhymin' Simon

Jim Nast

Jim hopes to someday write an inspirational book for teens called "How to Live a Well-Balanced Life." Series D, 4 of 4. Others in series: Courtney Palmer, Duncan Hooper, Jolly Ollie

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

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

Amazing Grace

Grace always thinks before she speaks—and it often involves saying something nice about someone. Series A, 1 of 4. Others in series: Mission Plane Jane, Faith Hopenlove, Chaplain Charlie

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

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

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