Quantcast

Tag Archives | art

Lorie Dodge Leininger

Leininger鈥擫orie Dodge Leininger, 89, on July 29, 2016, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Lorie was born on August 9, 1926, in Vienna, [鈥

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
thepower

The Power of Goodness: Art and Stories for a Culture of Peace

Edited by Nadine Hoover, forewords by Pete Seeger and Musa Akhmadov. Conscience Studio, 2016. 120 pages, $20/paperback. Recommended for all [鈥

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies. He is currently at work on a book about the Holocaust.

Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

Ethel Anna Goerlich Trefsger

Trefsger鈥擡thel Anna Goerlich Trefsger, 91, on July 10, 2016, at her son鈥檚 home in Auburn, Maine. Ethel was born on [鈥

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
329508_243006281_product_1024x1024

Learning from Old Masters

By Jane Elkington Wohl. Fithian Press, 2016. 76 pages. $14/paperback. This book is aptly titled. The author, a member of [鈥

Catherine Wald is a poet and freelance writer whose first chapbook, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published by Finishing Line Press. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

Shirley Marie Bramkamp Olmstead

Olmstead鈥擲hirley Marie Bramkamp Olmstead, 97, on July 29, 2015, in Centennial, Colo. Shirl was born on April 13, 1918, in [鈥

Posted in: Milestones
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
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 [鈥

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.

Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
svp2016

3rd Annual Student Voices Project

鈥淏uilding Community鈥 is the theme of our third annual selection of writing and art from Quaker鈥恆ffiliated students.

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
SVP_0416_Twitter_v4_2

Student Voices 2016 Option 4: Community Working Together

Share an example of a community working together to accomplish a greater goal. What happened and how was it made [鈥

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
Photo courtesy of Arla Patch

Stewardship of the Earth Print

About the print featured in 鈥淧eace is Possible鈥

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
yardsale

Yard Sale

By Eve Bunting, illustrated by Lauren Castillo. Candlewick Press, 2015. 32 pages. $15.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 3鈥7. Callie struggles with [鈥

Margaret T. Walden is a member of the Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting and a retired librarian from Friends School in Detroit in Michigan.

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }