Quantcast

Tom and Sandy Farley in Friends Journal

Searching article titles, author names, and full text of all articles since 2002:

peace-class

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, [鈥

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
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
2Q==-1

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 [鈥

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
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

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

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
farley-OldMotherBear

The Role of Children鈥檚 Issues Books in Meeting Libraries

Life in the Meeting 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please [鈥

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
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
spirit-of-dialogue

The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict

By Aaron T. Wolf. Island Press, 2017. 205 pages. $30/paperback; $29.99/eBook. Island Press publishes books on environmental issues, often involving [鈥

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting and co-authors of Earthcare for Children. Both trained as AVP facilitators.


Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
making-it-right

Making It Right: Building Peace, Settling Conflict

FJ Review: 鈥淢aking It Right is a very practical book on everyday peacemaking for children and teens. It wouldn鈥檛 hurt adults [鈥

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
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
books-pond

Pond

By Jim LaMarche. Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, 2016. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4鈥8. Pond is a [鈥

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting and coauthors of Earthcare for Children, a curriculum they are currently revising.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
waterprincess

The Water Princess

By Susan Verde and Georgie Badiel, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. G.P. Putnam鈥檚 Sons鈥 Books for Young Readers, 2016. 40 [鈥

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting and coauthors and illustrators of Earthcare for Children, a curriculum they are currently revising for a new edition.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
PeaceTreeHiroshima

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. [鈥

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
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
Amazon_com__Eyes_Wide_Open__Going_Behind_the_Environmental_Headlines__9780763675455___Paul_Fleischman__Various__Books

Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines

By Paul Fleischman. Candlewick Press, 2014. 203 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/paperback or eBook. Recommended for ages 14 and up. While this [鈥

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are the primary authors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.


Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }