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Friends Journal’s Young Friends Bookshelf, December 2017

This month’s reviews include First Day Stories by Katherine K. Newman, Fresh-Picked Poetry by Michelle Schaub and Amy Huntington, and Maybe God is Like That Too by Jennifer Grant and Benjamin Schipper.

 


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Wolfie and the Silver Suit

FJ Review: “This book will not only familiarize students with the history of World War II and the Holocaust but also sensitize them to the conflicts and ethnic and religious persecution happening around the world today.”

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014 while she was studying at Haverford College. She currently works as a multimedia journalist for The Wire in New Delhi, India.


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Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights

FJ Review: “Deborah Kops provides an accessible and engaging telling of the life of Alice Paul (1885–1977) and the women’s rights crusades she led.”

Gwen Gosney Erickson is a librarian and archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.


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Dreams and Nightmares

FJ Review: ” The guide leads students into deeper reflection on Liliana’s story while encouraging them to explore their own families, conducting oral histories with elder members who were immigrants themselves or who recall immigrant stories of ancestors.”

Ken Jacobsen grew up in Venezuela and has an ongoing concern for north–south dialogue among Friends in the Americas. He currently lives in Wisconsin and is an adjunct professor at Chicago Theological Seminary.


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