Sylvia13 Collection

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duncan Hooper

Spectacular slam-dunks frequently make him the center of attention. Series D, 2 of 4. Others in series: Courtney Palmer, Jollie Ollie, Jim Nast

Curly Q

He hates his hair, but what's there is there. He's about to straighten things out, though! Series N, 2 of 4. Others in series: Layton Doolittle, Louden Rood

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

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

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

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

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