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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 December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviews of children鈥檚 books.

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Me and Marvin Gardens

FJ Review: 鈥淚t is the voice of Obe Devlin, the 11鈥恲ear鈥恛ld protagonist of Me and Marvin Gardens, at once passionate and [鈥

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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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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How to Be a Lion

By Ed Vere. Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 2018. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Now [鈥

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books May 2014

A Young Friends Bookshelf

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Rescue and Jessica: A Life鈥怌hanging Friendship

By Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, illustrated by Scott Magoon. Candlewick Press, 2018. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for [鈥

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

By Dori Jones Yang. SparkPress, 2017. 256 pages. $12.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 10鈥14. It seems almost anticlimactic when the [鈥

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Jez Tuya. Albert Whitman & Company, 2016. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5鈥8. [鈥

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family鈥檚 Fight for Desegregation

By Duncan Tonatiuh. Harry N. Abrams, 2014. 40 pages. $18.95/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 6 and up. In the [鈥

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

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