Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Tom and Sandy Farley in Friends Journal
Searching article titles, author names, and full text of all articles since 2002:
Peace on Earth: Poems and Prayers for Peace By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Giuliano Ferri. Lion UK, 2011. 48 pages. $9.99/Hardcover. […]
The Peace Class: A Study of Effective Cheek‐turning, Neighbor‐loving and Sword‐to‐plowshare Conversion
By Diana Hadley and David Weatherspoon. Self‐published, 2015. 220 pages. $12.99/paperback; $5.99/eBook. Both Diana Hadley and David Weatherspoon write well, […]
Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting and coauthors of Earthcare for Children. Both participated in a peace studies seminar taught by Philip Wogaman in 1965 (Sandy) and 1966 (Tom) at the University of the Pacific. Both Sandy and Tom have trained as Alternatives to Violence Project facilitators.
Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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 […]
FJ Review: “Making It Right is a very practical book on everyday peacemaking for children and teens. It wouldn’t hurt adults […]
Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are storytellers, booksellers, AVP facilitators, and coauthors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Ordinary Miracles: Awakening to the Holy Work of Parenting / Their Name Is Today: Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World (Books)
Ordinary Miracles: By Rachel S. Gerber. Herald Press, 2014. 145 pages. $12.99/paperback; $8.99/eBook. Their Name Is Today: By Johann […]
Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are storytellers, booksellers, and co-authors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.
Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
By Sandra Moore, illustrated by Kazumi Wilds. Tuttle Publishing, 2015. 32 pages. $14.95/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8 and up. […]
Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are the primary authors of Earthcare for Children, a First-day school curriculum.
Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
By Caroline Paul, illustrated by Lauren Tamaki. Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2018. 128 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.59/eBook. Recommended for ages 9 and […]
Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, storytellers, and coauthors of Earthcare for Children.
Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, volunteer booksellers with EarthLight, and coauthors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.
Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Life in the Meeting
Fox Hut by Cameron McWhirter
Surprised by Joy by Kat Griffith
Bearing False Witness by Andrew Huff
Paying as Led by Molly Wingate
Eleven Steps toward an Enduring World by Robert Dockhorn
Asylum Seekers Need Action, Not Apathy by Janice Pulliam
Why I Got Arrested at the Border by Lucy Duncan
Court Watch by Helen Fox