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Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg. Creston Books, 2019. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–14.

David Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world and Holocaust history.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

By Brenda Woods. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019. 208 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $8.99/paperback (available January 2020); $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and […]

Jerry Mizell Williams is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Competing Against Myself

What does it mean to win or lose? How can we use competition to grow as individuals? In response to […]

Ankita Achanta, Grade 8, Newtown Friends School in Newtown, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

By Gary Dorrien. Yale University Press, 2018. 632 pages. $45/hardcover or eBook; $30/paperback. In Breaking White Supremacy, Gary Dorrien, professor […]

Isaac Barnes May is a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting. He is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at the University of Virginia.

Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

By Sarah Azaransky. Oxford University Press, 2017. 296 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $23.99/eBook. The story of the Civil Rights Movement is almost […]

Isaac Barnes May is a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting. He is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at the University of Virginia.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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God‐Soaked Life: Discovering a Kingdom Spirituality

By Chris Webb. InterVarsity Press, 2017. 192 pages. $17/paperback; $16.99/eBook. On the back cover of the book, the author, a […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Thanks to a long retirement, he has been blessed with nearly 25 years of contemplative time.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Write to Me: Letters from Japanese American Children to the Librarian They Left Behind

By Cynthia Grady, illustrated by Amiko Hirao. Charlesbridge, 2018. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. When some of […]

Ann Birch is a librarian and a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote

By Susan Zimet with Todd Hasak‐Lowy. Viking, 2018. 168 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 10 and up. An accessible […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is a librarian and archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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A Reluctant Minister

Reflections on performance art among Friends.

A Bible scholar, filmmaker, playwright, activist, and actor, Peterson Toscano playfully explores the serious worlds of LGBTQ issues, religion, and climate change. After spending 17 years attempting to “de-gay” himself through gay conversion therapy, he came out a quirky, queer Quaker who recognizes the power of storytelling, petersontoscano.com.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Biography

By Dacia Palmerino, illustrated by Andrea Grosso Ciponte, translated by Michael G. Parker. Plough Publishing House, 2017. 160 pages. $19.95/paperback; […]

Isaac Barnes May is a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting. He is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at the University of Virginia.

Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
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