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Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.

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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. […]

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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
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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
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Books December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviews of children’s books.

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Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

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Making It Right: Building Peace, Settling Conflict

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
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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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The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: The Little Bonsai with a Big Story

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
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Beating Guns: Hope for People Who Are Weary of Violence

By Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin. Brazos Press, 2019. 288 pages. $19.99/paperback or eBook. hen two Christian gun owners decided […]

Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, storytellers, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitators, volunteer booksellers with EarthLight, and co-authors of Earthcare for Children.

Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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