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Interview with Friends Journal鈥檚 Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children鈥檚 book reviews.

Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she鈥檚 been attending a worship group at Cadbury Senior Living in Lewes, Del. She has served as the volunteer assistant book review editor of Friends Journal since 2008. To contact Eileen about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.


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Interview with Friends Journal鈥檚 Book Review Editor 

An interview with our Books editor Karie Firoozmand.

Karie Firoozmand is the book review editor and a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Stony Run. She has two sons and lives with her husband near Baltimore. Karie鈥檚 interests include dance, exercise, history, literature, and travel. She speaks Farsi and has traveled to Iran. Karie joined Friends Journal聽as the book review editor in June 2011. To contact Karie about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.


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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all鈥恡ime favorite books for Quakers.

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Book Reviews: May 2012

Peace on Earth: Poems and Prayers for Peace By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Giuliano Ferri. Lion UK, 2011. 48 pages. $9.99/Hardcover. [鈥

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Books, August 2013

A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles By Thich Nhat Hanh, illustrated by Wietske Vriezen. Plum Blossom Books, 2012. [鈥

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Faith and Play: Quaker Stories for Friends Trained in the Godly Play Method (Second Edition)

By the Faith and Play Group, edited by Melinda Wenner Bradley. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 140 pages. $20/paperback. How do [鈥

Claire J. Salkowski is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and a frequent and active attender at the Quaker meeting in the Northern Neck of Virginia. She worked in both public and private schools before she became founder, teacher, and head of school at Free State Montessori School for 35 years.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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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Quaker Bestsellers 2016

The top ten best鈥恠elling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.


Posted in: September 2016
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Books December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviews of children鈥檚 books.

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Review: Hope and History: Why We Must Share the Story of the Movement

September 2011 book review of Hope and History by the late Vincent Harding.

Lincoln Alpern is a member of Scarsdale (N.Y.) Meeting and also attends Yellow Springs (Ohio) Meeting.


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