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  • “Abu Learns Honesty” (March 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    A boy learns what honesty means after taking food without paying for it.
  • “Annie’s Spelling Test” (February 2012 Friend)
    Annie tells her teacher after getting a score she didn’t deserve.
  • “The Apple Adventure”(October 2011Friend)
    Donna and her cousin get hurt stealing apples, and decide to tell the truth.
  • “As Good As Our Bond” (November 1997 Friend)
    Elder Sheldon F. Child teaches that honesty is the only policy.
  • “Baby-Sitting Job” (August 2001 Friend)
    True story of Alanna learning the commandment of being honest.
  • “Beeline to the Truth” (January 2012 Friend)
    A boy decides to be honest after he steals a pocketknife.
  • “Being Honest” (February 2002 Liahona and Friend)
    A boy from Brazil returns a wallet and finds joy in honesty.
  • “Broken Trust” (April 2009 Friend)
    Melinda is afraid to tell her neighbor that she broke a figurine, but decides to tell the truth.
  • “The Candy Ball”(January 2010Liahonaand Friend)
    A young girl takes a piece of candy without asking and learns a valuable lesson.
  • “The Case of the Broken Mirror” (January 2010 Friend)
    Mason confesses to his mother that he broke her mirror.
  • “Caught!” (June 2009 Friend)
    Jake learns a lesson about honesty after he injures himself fishing instead of doing what his mother asked him to.
  • “The Cheating Lesson” (September 2009 Friend)
    Includes a story about cheating and a quiz about what cheating is.
  • “Choosing Not to Cheat” (January 2014 Friend)
    Christopher, age 7, shares how he didn’t cheat on a test.
  • “Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice: Honesty: A Moral Compass” (November 2001 Friend)
    President James E. Faust tells a story about a young athlete who was honest.
  • “Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice: We Believe in You!” (May 2004 Friend)
    President James E. Faust encourages us to be honest and avoid temptation.
  • “A Dollar in the Pocket” (January 2013 Friend)
    A boy returns a dollar he found in hand-me-down jeans.
  • “Escaping from the Hole” (August 2008 Friend)
    Jacob learns he needs to repent after he steals gum from a store.
  • “Friend to Friend” (November 1997 Liahona and October 1996 Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson shares a story about being honest when he was in the Navy.
  • “The Heavy Backpack” (June 2013 Friend)
    After weeks of avoiding his homework, Jay finally tells the truth and unloads his backpack.
  • “An Honest Athlete” (July 2012 Friend)
    Jacob gets the biggest cheer of all when he is honest about missing part of the course.
  • “Honest Morgan” (March 2007 Liahona and Friend)
    A young boy learns about honesty when he tries to blame a mistake on his younger brother.
  • “Honesty” (October 1996 Friend)
    Elder David B. Haight teaches the importance of honesty and integrity.
  • “Kelsey Makes a Mistake” (July 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    A wordless story about a young girl who tells her mother the truth.
  • “Live Without Regret” (February 2007 Friend)
    Elder Richard G. Hinckley of the Seventy shares a story from when he was a child and learned what it means to have regrets after he took some scrap wood without asking.
  • “Maria Makes a Choice” (May 1983 Friend)
    A young girl has to make a choice when her friend wants her to steal candy from a store.
  • “Matt and Mandy” (August 2000 Friend)
    Matt and Mandy learn that when you steal or cheat, there are hidden costs.
  • “Matt and Mandy” (August 2011 Friend)
    Mandy finds $20 and must decide what to do with it.
  • “Mr. Lukin’s Turkeys” (July 2008 Friend)
    While trying to get the neighbor’s turkeys out of his mom’s garden, Rex throws a rock and kills one of the turkeys. Now he must tell his neighbor the truth.
  • “Niya’s Choice” (April 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    A girl returns the extra change given to her by a shopkeeper.
  • “The Reading Race” (January 2010 Friend)
    April learns a lesson about honesty after she lies about how many pages she has read in a book.
  • “Special Witness” (July 2007 Friend)
    Elder David A. Bednar teaches why it is important to be honest.
  • “The Stolen Purse” (April 2012 Friend)
    Joseph finds a purse and returns it to the woman who it belongs to.
  • “The Stolen Records” (July 2010 Friend)
    Elder Lance B. Wickman had a difficult choice to make as a boy when a bigger boy steals from their school.
  • “The Stolen Soda” (February 2014 Friend)
    Another girl tells Annette it’s ok to take a soda out of the refrigerator, but then she realizes it wasn’t ok.
  • “Tangerines”(August 2009Friend)
    Liz tells her neighbors the truth after she takes tangerines from their tree without asking.
  • “Tickets and the Truth” (November 2011 Friend)
    Molly tells the truth after falsely accusing a boy.
  • “The Treasure-Chest Choice” (November 2013 Friend)
    Caleb is tempted to take two prizes out the box when his piano teacher says he can pick a prize.
  • “Trust and the Truth” (January 2012 Friend)
    A boy is trusted because he has always told the truth.
  • “TV Trouble” (March 2015 Friend)
    Two girls leave a friend’s house when she starts watching an inappropriate TV show.
  • “The Watermelon Thieves” (August 2015 Friend)
    Joseph and his friends stole a prize watermelon and later repented of their bad choice.
  • “Weeding Out the Lie” (September 2012 Friend)
    A girl is tempted to lie to her mother about being done with her chores, but she decides to tell the truth.