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May 2015 / Friends and Other Faiths
 

What Quakers and Catholics Might Learn From One Anothers
John Pitts Corry
Shabbat and First Day
Deborah Mayaan
My Quakerism and Eastern Spirituality
Jan Michael
Allow Me to Introduce You, Witches and Friends
Meagan Fischer
In the Manner of Morocco
Emma Hohenstein
Business Lessons from Levi Coffin
Friends in Business: Peggy Tierney
Quaker Works
Connecting readers with Quaker Orgs
Young Friends Bookshelf

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Ashley Bryan’s Puppets: Making Something from Everything

By Ashley Bryan, photographs edited by Rich Entel. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014. 80 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook. Recommended for […]

Anne Nydam is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, where she teaches First-day school. A former middle school art teacher, she now stays home with her children, while working as an artist and author of children’s books.


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My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth

By Ann Turner, illustrated by James Ransome. HarperCollins, 2015. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8 and up. It is […]

Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.


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Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation

By Duncan Tonatiuh. Harry N. Abrams, 2014. 40 pages. $18.95/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 6 and up. In the […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.


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Chasing Cheetahs: The Race to Save Africa’s Fastest Cats

By Sy Montgomery, photographs by Nic Bishop. HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014. 80 pages. $18.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 10–14. […]

Vickie LeCroy is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting.


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Strike!: The Farm Workers’ Fight for Their Rights

By Larry Dane Brimner. Calkins Creek, 2014. 172 pages. $16.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Amidst growing unrest in […]

Hina Fathima is a former Friends Journal intern (summer 2014). She is currently a student at Haverford College, studying political science.


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Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines

By Paul Fleischman. Candlewick Press, 2014. 203 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/paperback or eBook. Recommended for ages 14 and up. While this […]

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are the primary authors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.


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Milestones May 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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Quaker Works May 2015

A semiannual feature dedicated to connecting Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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