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December 2016: Giving and Philanthropy

Speaking the Language of Quaker Values by Henry Freeman
Giving from a Peaceful Place by Lisa Smith
Why I Give by Mike Moyer
The Companionship of Philanthropy and Spirituality by Jay W. Marshall
FJ Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf

dorotheas-eyes

Dorothea’s Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth

By Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Gérard DuBois. Calkins Creek, 2016. 40 pages. $16.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–12. I have always […]

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014. She graduated with honors from Haverford College in 2015 and then worked as a freelance photographer and in video production in Philadelphia, Pa. She is currently living in her hometown of Bangalore, India.


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The Extraordinary Suzy Wright: A Colonial Woman on the Frontier

By Teri Kanefield. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016. 64 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $15.54/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. This is a […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks.


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approved

Approved! A Story About Quaker Meeting for Business

By Nancy L. Haines, illustrated by Anne E. G. Nydam. Pleasant Green Books, 2016. 24 pages. $12/paperback. Recommended for ages […]

Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor of Friends Journal and worships with the Lewes (Del.) Worship Group.


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wolfhallow

Wolf Hollow

By Lauren Wolk. Dutton Children’s Books, 2016. 294 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. “The year I […]

Judith Favor also lives in a place she loves, among the people at Claremont (Calif.) Meeting who love her. She looks forward to reading Wolf Hollow to her grandkids and, some fine day, to her first great-grandchild.


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thepower

The Power of Goodness: Art and Stories for a Culture of Peace

Edited by Nadine Hoover, forewords by Pete Seeger and Musa Akhmadov. Conscience Studio, 2016. 120 pages, $20/paperback. Recommended for all […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies. He is currently at work on a book about the Holocaust.


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Ralph Kendall Curtis

Curtis—Ralph Kendall Curtis, 95, on October 12, 2015, at Journey’s End Farm in Sterling, Pa. Ralph was born on September […]

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Montgomery K. Hyun

Hyun—Montgomery K. Hyun, 94, on August 3, 2016, in Medford Leas, N.J., surrounded by his family. Montgomery was born on […]

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Helen Lewis Stanfield

Stanfield—Helen Lewis Stanfield, 91, on September 10, 2016, at Friends Homes in Greensboro, N.C. Helen was born on September 28, […]

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Ethel Anna Goerlich Trefsger

Trefsger—Ethel Anna Goerlich Trefsger, 91, on July 10, 2016, at her son’s home in Auburn, Maine. Ethel was born on […]

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