Readers' Favorites

  1. Mathis and Spiderman

    A boy’s super hero action figure comes to life

    This was the biggest car four-year-old Mathis...

  2. The Snowflake Princess

    A 6-year-old is whisked to the North Pole to meet Santa

    Janna Lopez’s stomach clenched as she answered...

  3. The Pickup Game

    A boy facing challenging obstacles, finds himself the star of a special pick-up game

    On Christmas Eve, the limousine driver pulled...

  4. Bailey & Peppermint

    A little girl who is bedridden, sees the world through the travels of an elf

    Lately, in the mornings or following her...

  5. Santa and the Superheroes

    A five-year-old boy saves Christmas from the dark side

    No doubt, the security guards at Children’s...

  6. Little Surfer Dude

    A little boy wants to see the ocean, before he can no longer see

    Tadan Foss is a boy made for...

  7. A Story of Hope

    A brilliant young girl helps inspire a new generation

    Seated at the head table in the...

  8. The "Christmas Carol" Dinner

    Top chefs prepare meal for a young foodie weathering a lifetime of illness

    They wanted to create a magical meal...

  9. Let it Snow

    All a nine-year-old boy suffering from cancer wanted for Christmas was snow

    When the chemo started and nurses told...

  10. The Polar Express

    A little boy gets a "train set" for Christmas and gets to relive his favorite movie

    For several days, the cold had put...

  11. The Time Capsule

    A young history buff finds she's front-page news in the 22nd century

    Midmorning Christmas Eve, two pointy-hatted visitors crunched...

  12. The "Honey-Do" List

    A proud man and his family get a Christmas to remember

    The second thing Charlie Brison thought about,...

  13. A Guardian Angel

    She sobbed at night, too angry to pray. But a gift from strangers gave her a new outlook.

    She was so mad at God, Datha...

  14. A Gift of Memories

    After thinking that all of her memories were lost, Elizabeth gets a surprising Christmas gift.

    Elizabeth Schmincke has no Christmas tree. Not...

  15. Visions of Sugarplums

    Stricken by cancer, dancer sees dream come to life

    Ally Woodbury knew something was up Saturday...

  16. Soaring With Eagles

    A boy suffering from cancer wants to complete what he began before….

    Leslee Slinger knew this Christmas Eve would...

  17. The Magic Acorn

    In the twinkle of an eye, a sick boy's acorn becomes a mighty oak

    Chief Elf slouches at his desk, a...

  18. Hunter's Flight

    Taking flight with Santa, a little boy soars above sorrow

    In the early weeks of December, there...

  19. The Tiny Envelope

    A family in the midst of tragedy is reminded of the real meaning of Christmas

    Perry Bice turns off the van's engine...

  20. Michael's Mountains

    Elves move mountains for a boy with a brain tumor

    There's something about mountains, he told his...

  21. The Promise

    An unfulfilled promise to his children is kept

    Josh Bailey used to daydream with his...