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We-Are-Grateful

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga

By Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac. Charlesbridge, 2018. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–7.

Phila Hoopes is a wandering Friend with an eco-spiritual focus and concern for Indigenous culture, sacred lands, and rights. She is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md.

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Crab-Cake

Crab Cake: Turning the Tide Together

By Andrea Tsurumi. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019. 48 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–7.

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

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BetweenUs

Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border

By Mitali Perkins, illustrated by Sara Palacios. Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2019. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. […]

Eileen Redden is the young Friends book review editor for Friends Journal. She worships with the Lewes (Del.) Worship Group.

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When-Spring-Comes

When Spring Comes to the DMZ

By Uk‐Bae Lee, translated by Chungyon Won and Aileen Won. Plough Publishing House, 2019. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages […]

Julia Copeland is the school librarian at Greene Street Friends School in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. She has spent the last three years growing the school library collection to reflect the diversity of the school community and the world we live in.

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Thirty-Minutes-Over-Oregon

Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot’s World War II Story

By Marc Tyler Nobleman, illustrated by Melissa Iwai. Clarion Books, 2018. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 6–9.

Margaret Crompton is a member of Britain Yearly Meeting and wrote the Pendle Hill pamphlet Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-Being. Recent publications focus on poetry, short stories, and drama.

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he-Garden-of-Wisdom

The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East

Edited by Michael J. Caduto, illustrated by Odelia Liphshiz. Green Heart Books, 2018. 158 pages. $26.95/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for […]

Katie Green is a member of Clearwater (Fla.) Meeting. She is a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting annual sessions.

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This-Promise-of-Change

This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality

By Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy. Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2019. 320 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.99/paperback (available March 2020); $12.59/eBook. […]

Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting. She lives in Washington, D.C., and has a master’s in fiction from the University of Maryland.

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Martin-&-Anne

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg. Creston Books, 2019. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–14.

David Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world and Holocaust history.

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Enemy-Child

Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II

By Andrea Warren. Margaret Ferguson Books, 2019. 224 pages. $22.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Ann Birch is a community college librarian and clerk of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting.

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The-Unsung-Hero-of-Birdsong

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

By Brenda Woods. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019. 208 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $8.99/paperback (available January 2020); $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and […]

Jerry Mizell Williams is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.

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