August 2016 Cover Table of Contents Friends by Mail Friends by Mail Jenna H.The Big-Brother Trap Mack, Cooper, Aniston, and Beckham P.Build a Boat Nellie W.Friend Race Easton K.How I Read the Friend Dear Friends Thomas S. MonsonGod Is Our Father Ray GoldrupThe Little Bottle of Silence Family Night Fun: Finding Peace Ellen JavernickCricket’s Big Moment Arie Van De GraaffFunstuff: Wonderful World Jonah F.My Miracle Why are families so important? D. Todd ChristoffersonWhy are families so important? Meet Elder D. Todd Christofferson Courage to Be Kind Happy Sabbath: “Thank You!” Bulletin Board Jon ClarkBrian Leads the Way Linda DaviesWhen I Grow Up … I Want to Own a Business Funstuff: Hidden Picture Samuel Testified I Can Read the Book of Mormon Be Smart, Be Safe, and Have Fun! Margo MaeThe Hidden Video Game Show and Tell Conference Quote Cards Donnell Hunter and Darwin WolfordMusic: The Lord Gave Me a Temple Randy D. FunkBeing Where We Should BeElder Randy D. Funk shares an experience about choosing to attend a Church activity rather than a party. He explains that having the Holy Ghost with us at all times helps us to always stand in holy places. Julie Cornelius-HuangDid You Hear about Shara? Shine Your Light! Funstuff: Write Your Own Story! Matt and Mandy Stop and Flip Friend Junior For Parents of Little Ones Bright Idea Jennifer MaddyMicah Obeys Samuel Teaches about Jesus Coloring Page Laura GoodrichHands, Heart, and a SmileA mother explains to her daughter that it isn’t lipstick that makes you beautiful—it’s service, love, and happiness.