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The Goodbye Book

By Todd Parr. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2015. 32 pages. $17/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 2–5. The Goodbye […]

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


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Where’s the Elephant?

By Barroux. Candlewick Press, 2016. 32 pages. $14.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 3–7. Where’s the Elephant? begins like a picture puzzle […]

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 of books for children.


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Bloom

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.


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Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

By Susan Hood, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2016. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. […]

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


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The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Jez Tuya. Albert Whitman & Company, 2016. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.


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The Water Princess

By Susan Verde and Georgie Badiel, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. G.P. Putnam’s Sons’ Books for Young Readers, 2016. 40 […]

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.


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The Artist and Me

By Shane Peacock, illustrated by Sophie Casson. Owlkids Books, 2016. 40 pages. $16.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 5–9. This beautifully illustrated […]

Lucinda Hathaway is a member of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting and the author of Takashi’s Voyage: The Wreck of the Sindia and ’Round the World: Takashi Sails Home.


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Dorothea’s Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth

By Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Gérard DuBois. Calkins Creek, 2016. 40 pages. $16.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–12. I have always […]

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014. She graduated with honors from Haverford College in 2015 and then worked as a freelance photographer and in video production in Philadelphia, Pa. She is currently living in her hometown of Bangalore, India.


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The Extraordinary Suzy Wright: A Colonial Woman on the Frontier

By Teri Kanefield. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016. 64 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $15.54/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. This is a […]

Paul Buckley is a Quaker historian, theologian, and author of The Essential Elias Hicks.


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Approved! A Story About Quaker Meeting for Business

By Nancy L. Haines, illustrated by Anne E. G. Nydam. Pleasant Green Books, 2016. 24 pages. $12/paperback. Recommended for ages […]

Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor of Friends Journal and worships with the Lewes (Del.) Worship Group.


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