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May I See

FJ Poetry: Lord, cure me of my blindness, / My short sightedness.

Andrea Carey lives in Pawcatuck, Conn.


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Let’s Grow Together: Interview with Matthias Luckwaldt

Interviews with those new to Friends. 🔒

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Darkness and Light

Lives of Friends 🔒

Mary Jean Port is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Her chapbook of poems, The Truth About Water, was published in 2009 by Finishing Line Press. She lives in Minneapolis and teaches at the Loft Literary Center. She is a 20-year member of Minneapolis (Minn.) Meeting.


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The Goodbye Book

By Todd Parr. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2015. 32 pages. $17/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 2–5. The Goodbye […]

Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Where’s the Elephant?

By Barroux. Candlewick Press, 2016. 32 pages. $14.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 3–7. Where’s the Elephant? begins like a picture puzzle […]

Anne Nydam is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting. A former middle school art teacher, she now stays home with her own children, while working as an artist and writer of books for children.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Bloom

By Doreen Cronin, illustrated by David Small. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages […]

Margaret T. Walden is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting. She is a retired librarian from Friends School in Detroit.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

By Susan Hood, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2016. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. […]

Vickie LeCroy teaches in Tennessee and is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Jez Tuya. Albert Whitman & Company, 2016. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Water Princess

By Susan Verde and Georgie Badiel, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. G.P. Putnam’s Sons’ Books for Young Readers, 2016. 40 […]

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting and coauthors and illustrators of Earthcare for Children, a curriculum they are currently revising for a new edition.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Artist and Me

By Shane Peacock, illustrated by Sophie Casson. Owlkids Books, 2016. 40 pages. $16.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 5–9. This beautifully illustrated […]

Lucinda Hathaway is a member of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting and the author of Takashi’s Voyage: The Wreck of the Sindia and ’Round the World: Takashi Sails Home.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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