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The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Jez Tuya. Albert Whitman & Company, 2016. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

By Sarah Crabtree. University of Chicago Press, 2015. 270 pages. $45/hardcover; $10/eBook loan. In the heady early days of Quakerism, […]

Cameron McWhirter is a journalist and the author of Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America. He is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and recently served on the board of trustees for Friends Publishing Corporation, publisher of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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What We’re Fighting for Now Is Each Other: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice

By Wen Stephenson. Beacon Press, 2015. 239 pages. $24.95/hardcover; $18/paperback; $23.99/eBook. When I was young, our family would make an […]

Laura Jackson is a member of Merion (Pa.) Meeting and of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT).

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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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.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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The author (center) at FCNL's Quaker Public Policy Institute and Lobby Day in Washington, D.C., November 2015.

Political Change through the Power of Stories

A Friend finds new confidence in her voice as a citizen.

Joey Hartmann-Dow is an artist and activist living in Philadelphia, Pa. She is an organizer with FCNL's Advocacy Corps, bringing community members together to communicate with members of Congress about the urgent need for bipartisan climate action. Joey is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. Follow her work for climate change at earth4president.tumblr.com.

Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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Silent Voices

Silent Voices: A Family Memoir

By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University’s English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.

Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Audacity

By Melanie Crowder. Philomel Books, 2015. 389 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook or paperback (available in January). Recommended for young adults. “I […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies.

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret and Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Produced by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn. A.U.M. Films and First Spark Media, 2014. 91 minutes. […]

A member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals, Margaret Fisher has been visiting other meetings to discuss the spiritual aspects of vegetarianism.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Poet Meredith Trede reads “I Tell Him About the Body Bags”

FJ Poetry: Meredith Trede is a poet and editor. Her collection, Field Theory, was published by SFA Press, Stephen F. […]

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The Work Continues

Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the Struggle against Nuclear Weapons.

David Harrington Watt is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Marian Ronan is a writer based in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features
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