Homegoing: A Novel. By Yaa Gyasi. Knopf, 2016. 320 pages. $26.95/hardcover; $16/paperback; $11.99/eBook. The Underground Railroad: A Novel. By Colson […]
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Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Growing Diverse Leadership and Peace and Social Concerns committees.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
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.
Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
A profile of the Baltimore Quaker elder and minister (1795–1873)
Virginia Schurman is a long-time member of Gunpowder (Sparks, Md.) Meeting of Baltimore Yearly Meeting and has led many retreats and workshops and has taught classes on spiritual subjects among Friends. She currently is researching and writing a biography of Martha Ellicott Tyson, exploring the intertwining of African American and Quaker history and culture. She is a member of the Farmstead Committee and of the Board of the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, Md.
Posted in: Features
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken