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If You Plant a Seed

By Kadir Nelson. Balzer & Bray, 2015. 32 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. Kadir Nelson takes us into […]

Phila Hoopes is an eclectic Friend who attends Homewood and Patapsco Meetings in Maryland and pursues the experience of the Light in all faiths.


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Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

By Robbie Robertson, illustrated by David Shannon. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015. 48 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $15.54/eBook. Recommended for ages […]

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


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Thankful

By Eileen Spinelli, illustrated by Archie Preston. Zonderkidz, 2015. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $6.75/paperback; $7.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. I am […]

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


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Meditation

Meditation Is an Open Sky: Mindfulness for Kids

By Whitney Stewart, illustrated by Sally Rippin. Albert Whitman & Company, 2015. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. […]

Lisa Rand lives on a small farm in Berks County, Pa. She writes the blog Light to Read By at lighttoreadby​.wordpress​.com.


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Two White Rabbits

By Jairo Buitrago, illustrated by Rafael Yockteng, translated by Elisa Amado. Groundwood Books, 2015. 32 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $16.95/eBook. Recommended for […]

Dee Ann Birch Cameron, a retired school librarian in Texas, has attended Friends meetings for more than a half century.


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Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story

Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story

By Reem Faruqi, illustrated by Lea Lyon. Tilbury House, 2015. 32 pages. $16.95/hardcover; $8.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. I was […]

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014 while attending Haverford College. She currently lives and works in Philadelphia, Pa., as a freelance photographer.


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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.


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Blackberries and Cream

Blackberries and Cream

By Leslie Rivver. Green Writers Press, 2015. 207 pages. $24.95/hardcover. Recommended for middle school students. Grace, affectionately called Gracie-girl by […]

Katie Green is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. She is a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting sessions.


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Watch Out for Flying Kids

Watch Out for Flying Kids! How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community

By Cynthia Levinson. Peachtree Publishers, 2015. 216 pages. $22.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Messages in Quaker meetings are […]

Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is a writer and lecturer whose publications include Pendle Hill pamphlet #419 Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being (2012).


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She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World

She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World

By Michael Elsohn Ross. Chicago Review Press, 2015. 192 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $15.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 12 and up. As the […]

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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