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Book Reviews: May 2012

Peace on Earth: Poems and Prayers for Peace By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Giuliano Ferri. Lion UK, 2011. 48 pages. $9.99/Hardcover. […]

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Books December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviews of children’s books.

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Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

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Books: December 2014

A Young Friends Bookshelf

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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.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books May 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviewed books: Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship, by Edward Hemingway; Good People Everywhere, by Lynea Gillen, illustrated by Kristina […]

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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
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Mela and the Elephant

By Dow Phumiruk, illustrated by Ziyue Chen. Sleeping Bear Press, 2018. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. […]

Lisa Rand works with youth at a public library in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness

By Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017. 32 pages. $14.95/hardcover; $13.46/eBook. Recommended for […]

Lisa Rand works in youth services at a public library in Berks County, Pa.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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