We talk with the editor of our children’s book reviews.
Reviewed by Eileen Redden in Friends Journal
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Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she’s 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.Posted in: Interviews, Quaker Libraries
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By Mohammed Al Samawi. William Morrow, 2018. 336 pages. $27.99/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. Mohammed Al Samawi is the son of two Yemeni […]
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By Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda with Liz Welch. Little, Brown and Company, 2015. 387 pages. $18/hardcover; $9.99/paperback or eBook. […]
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By Nancy L. Haines, illustrated by Anne E. G. Nydam. Pleasant Green Books, 2016. 24 pages. $12/paperback. Recommended for ages […]
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By Bibi Belford. Sky Pony Press, 2015. 192 pages. $14.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. This novel could serve as […]
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By Matt De La Peña, illustrated by Christian Robinson. G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2015. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; […]
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A good book review tells the reader what the subject is, and whether one might want to read it. A […]