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Let鈥檚 Grow Together

An interview with Marjorie Herbert

This interview was conducted by associate editor Gail Whiffen. Our Let鈥檚 Grow Together series profiles those who are newer to Friends. Do you know someone we should interview? Reach us at [email protected]

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Let's Grow Together
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Forum, December 2017

Letters from our readers.

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Viewpoint: Borderland

The edges of the sensed world.

John Pitts Corry lives in聽Albuquerque, N.M.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Viewpoint
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News, December 2017

News of Friends: What Canst Thou Say? Colloquium; Quaker leaders part of church delegation to the Middle East; appointment at [鈥

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First Day Stories

FJ Review: 鈥淔irst Day Stories is a perfect lesson starter for First鈥恉ay schools and an important book to have in every Quaker [鈥

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

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Fresh鈥怭icked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers鈥 Market

FJ Review: 鈥淎lthough the rhymes are easy, the poet Michelle Schaub has tossed in long and unusual words which will pique [鈥

Retired school librarian Margaret Walden, a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting, visits a farmers鈥 market that sets up weekly on the front porch of her hometown public library in Lakewood, Ohio.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Maybe God Is Like That Too

FJ Review: 鈥淏enjamin Schipper鈥檚 colorful, cartoon鈥恖ike illustrations of big city life came as a welcome surprise, in contrast to the bucolic [鈥

Dee Cameron is a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting. She is a grandmother and a retired school librarian.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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When We Were Alone

FJ Review: 鈥淎s they spend time in the garden, the little girl asks her grandmother questions. All of the questions relate [鈥

Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor for Friends Journal. She worships in Lewes, Del.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

FJ Review: 鈥淓lements of it will resonate with anyone who has felt loss, and perhaps the message will be clear [鈥

Anne Nydam is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting. A former middle school teacher, she now works from home as a writer and artist.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Farmer Herman and the Flooding Barn

FJ Review: 鈥淔armer Herman and the Flooding Barn provides an engaging message and would be a welcome addition to a home, school, [鈥

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

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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