Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all-time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Margaret Walden in Friends Journal
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FJ Review: “Although the rhymes are easy, the poet Michelle Schaub has tossed in long and unusual words which will piqué […]
Retired school librarian Margaret Walden, a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting, visits a farmers’ market that sets up weekly on the front porch of her hometown public library in Lakewood, Ohio.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
By Céline Claire, illustrated by Qin Leng. Kids Can Press, 2017. 42 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 2–7. Shelter […]
Retired school librarian Margaret T. Walden, a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting, shelters from the snow with her husband in Lakewood, Ohio.
Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
A Young Friends Bookshelf
A Young Friends Bookshelf
Out of the 14 books (and 1 blog) recommended by young adult Friends in the November 2013 issue, 5 titles […]
By Carson Ellis. Candlewick Press, 2016. 48 pages. $16.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–8. On the opening pages of Du Iz […]
Margaret T. Walden is a school librarian, retired from Friends School in Detroit, and now a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
By Doreen Cronin, illustrated by David Small. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages […]
Margaret T. Walden is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting. She is a retired librarian from Friends School in Detroit.
Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
By Eve Bunting, illustrated by Lauren Castillo. Candlewick Press, 2015. 32 pages. $15.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 3–7. Callie struggles with […]
Margaret T. Walden is a member of the Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting and a retired librarian from Friends School in Detroit in Michigan.
Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
By J.H. Shapiro, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Charlesbridge, 2015. 32 pages. $15.95/hardcover; $7.95/paperback; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. Magic Trash, […]
A retired Friends school librarian, Margaret Walden, having recently moved from Detroit, Mich., to Lakewood, Ohio, now attends Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting.
Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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