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Books December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviews of children’s books.

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Watch Out for Flying Kids

Watch Out for Flying Kids! How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community

By Cynthia Levinson. Peachtree Publishers, 2015. 216 pages. $22.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Messages in Quaker meetings are […]

Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is a writer and lecturer whose publications include Pendle Hill pamphlet #419 Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being (2012).


Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Hand Over Hand

By Alma Fullerton, illustrated by Renné Benoit. Second Story Press, 2017. 24 pages. $16.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. A summer […]

Margaret Crompton’s (Britain Yearly Meeting) publications include Pendle Hill pamphlet number 419, Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being.


Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Books June/July 2013

Discernment: Living Under Divine Guidance North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative), Journal (number 6), 2012. 62 pages. Free download at www​.ncymc​.org/​j​o​u​r​nal. Reviewed […]

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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 […]

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A Year of Borrowed Men

By Michelle Barker, illustrated by Renne Benoit. Pajama Press, 2015. 40 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 6–9. As a child […]

Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is a writer and lecturer whose publications include Pendle Hill Pamphlet #419 Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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Books March 2013

Books Reviewed: “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco. “Dorothee Soelle: Mystic and Rebel” by […]

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Books: December 2014

A Young Friends Bookshelf

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The Geese March in Step

By Jean‐François Dumont. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2014. 32 pages. $16/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. I thoroughly enjoyed this […]

Margaret Crompton is a British Quaker and author of the Pendle Hill pamphlet Nurturing Children’s Well-Being.


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