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She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World

She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World

By Michael Elsohn Ross. Chicago Review Press, 2015. 192 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $15.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 12 and up. As the [鈥

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: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

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Books May 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviewed books: Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship, by Edward Hemingway; Good People Everywhere, by Lynea Gillen, illustrated by Kristina [鈥

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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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Loretta鈥檚 Gift

By Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Alea Marley. Little Bee Books, 2018. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4 and [鈥

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 own children, while working as an author of children鈥檚 books and an artist.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Manjhi Moves a Mountain

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Danny Popovici. Creston Books, 2017. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 5鈥9. This lovely book [鈥

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 writer.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Where鈥檚 the Elephant?

By Barroux. Candlewick Press, 2016. 32 pages. $14.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 3鈥7. Where鈥檚 the Elephant? begins like a picture puzzle [鈥

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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Sidewalk Flowers

By JonArno Lawson, illustrated by Sydney Smith. Groundwood Books, 2015. 32 pages. $16.95/hardcover; $14.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 3鈥揳dult. Sidewalk Flowers [鈥

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.

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Ashley Bryan鈥檚 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 [鈥

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鈥檚 books.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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