Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all-time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Dave Austin in Friends Journal
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Reviews of children’s books.
Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]
By Ta-Nehisi Coates. Spiegel & Grau, 2015. 152 pages. $24/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. I came to this slim but important book, this […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies.
Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By Helen Thorpe. Scribner, 2017. 396 pages. $28/hardcover; $18/paperback (available in September); $14.99/eBook. Imagine if you can that you are, […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history. He is currently at work on a young adult novel about the Holocaust in France.
Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By John McCutcheon, illustrated by Kristy Caldwell. Peachtree Publishers, 2017. 32 pages (plus audio CD). $19.95/hardcover and CD; $6.95/CD only. […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He is currently at work on a young adult novel about the holocaust in France.
Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
By Melanie Crowder. Philomel Books, 2015. 389 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook or paperback (available in January). Recommended for young adults. “I […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies.
Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
Books Reviewed: “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco. “Dorothee Soelle: Mystic and Rebel” by […]
A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles By Thich Nhat Hanh, illustrated by Wietske Vriezen. Plum Blossom Books, 2012. […]
Contempt Is a Bitter-Tasting Word by J.E. McNeil
Life in a Box by Andrew Huff
Gota De Leche by Camilla Meek
Making Sense of the Starbucks Incident by Ankita Achanta
A Quaker Perspective on Hope by Kate Davies
Prophetic, Persistent, Powerful by Bridget Moix
Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness, poetry by Anne Miles