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peaceisanoffering

Peace is an Offering

By Annette LeBox, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin. Dial Books, 2015. 40 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages birth–5. I have […]

Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.


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Sidewalk Flowers

By JonArno Lawson, illustrated by Sydney Smith. Groundwood Books, 2015. 32 pages. $16.95/hardcover; $14.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–adult. Sidewalk Flowers […]

Anne Nydam is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting. A former middle school art teacher, she now stays home with her own children, while working as an artist and writer.


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Yard Sale

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.


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Pine and the Winter Sparrow

Retold by Alexis York Lumbard, illustrated by Beatriz Vidal. Wisdom Tales, 2015. 26 pages. $15.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. […]

Dee Cameron, a librarian, is a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting.


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wintercandle

Winter Candle

By Jeron Ashford, illustrated by Stacey Schuett. Creston Books, 2014. 28 pages. $16.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–11. Come December in […]

Lisa Rand lives on a small farm in Berks County, Pa. She blogs at lighttoreadby​.wordpress​.com.


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Drum Dream Girl

By Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael López. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers, 2015. 48 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook. Recommended […]

Vickie LeCroy is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting and teaches elementary school in Tennessee.


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Mary Dyer: Friend of Freedom

By John Briggs. Atombank Books, 2014. 102 pages. $6.99/paperback; $2.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. If Quakers were predisposed to naming […]

Katie Green is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting, where she edits their newsletter and teaches First-day school. She is also a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting Sessions.


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the-red-bicycle

The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle

By Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin. Kids Can Press, 2015. 32 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–12. This large […]

Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.


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A Handful of Stars

By Cynthia Lord. Scholastic Press, 2015. 192 pages. $16.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. Under a towering ash tree […]

Lucinda Hathaway is a member of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting. She spends her summers in Maine.


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Canned and Crushed

By Bibi Belford. Sky Pony Press, 2015. 192 pages. $14.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. This novel could serve as […]

Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor of Friends Journal.


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