Quantcast

Archive | May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf RSS feed for this section

DanielsGoodDay

Daniel’s Good Day

By Micha Archer. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 2–4.

Margaret T. Walden is a school librarian, retired from Friends School in Detroit, Mich., and now a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
AStoneSatStill

A Stone Sat Still

By Brendan Wenzel. Chronicle Books, 2019. 56 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–5.

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

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Summer

Summer

By Cao Wenxuan, illustrated by Yu Rong. Imprint, 2019. 48 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–6.

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

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
MeToma

Me, Toma, and the Concrete Garden

By Andrew Larsen, illustrated by Anne Villeneuve. Kids Can Press, 2019. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover, $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–7.

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 1 }
WhatMissMitchellSaw

What Miss Mitchell Saw

By Hayley Barrett, illustrated by Diana Sudyka. Beach Lane Books, 2019. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8.

Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism, and travels in the ministry urging revival among Friends. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived: Living as Friends in the Twenty-first Century.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
WelcomingElijah

Welcoming Elijah: A Passover Tale with a Tail

By Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Susan Gal. Charlesbridge, 2020. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8.

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

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
AMap

A Map into the World

By Kao Kalia Yang, illustrated by Seo Kim. Carolrhoda Books, 2019. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–9.

Lisa Rand works in youth programming at a public library in Pennsylvania.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
GirlsWithGuts

Girls with Guts!: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records

By Debbie Gonzales, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon. Charlesbridge, 2019. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 6–9.

Sharlee DiMenichi is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. Her book, Holocaust Rescue Heroes, a collection of high school curricular materials, is forthcoming from Royal Fireworks Press. She works as an instructional assistant in a third-grade classroom.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Todos

Todos Iguales/All Equal: Un Corrido de Lemon Grove/A Ballad of Lemon Grove

By Christy Hale. Children’s Book Press, 2019. 40 pages. $19.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–11.

Ken Jacobsen and his wife, Katharine, until her death in 2017, served as teachers and directors in various Quaker communities such as Olney Friends School and Pendle Hill. Ken has taught at Chicago Theological Seminary and led retreats at Friends Center in Barnesville, Ohio. Ken was born in South America and keeps his home in Wisconsin as a poustinia, a prayer house for travelers.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
HesterAndSophie

Hester and Sophie

By John Lampen, with illustrations by Rosie Ryder. Independent Publishing Network, 2019. 82 pages. £7.50 or $10/paperback. Recommended for ages […]

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

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }