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RichardRohr

Richard Rohr: Essential Teachings on Love

By Richard Rohr, edited by Joelle Chase and Judy Traeger. Orbis Books, 2018. 288 pages. $22/paperback; $18.50/eBook. In the classic [鈥

Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting and a graduate of the Master of Ministry program at Earlham School of Religion. Like Richard Rohr, he is an Enneagram 1, so an engineer, Quaker, and recovering perfectionist who worries that his life and this review still aren鈥檛 quite right.

Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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Can-I-Touch-Your-Hair

Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

By Irene Latham and Charles Waters, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. Carolrhoda Books, 2018. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. [鈥

Julia Copeland is the school librarian at Greene Street Friends School in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. She has spent the last three years growing the school library collection to reflect the diversity of the Greene Street Friends School community and the world we live in.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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pulliam

Asylum Seekers Need Action, Not Apathy

How do we respond to the unthinkable?

Janice Pulliam is a resident of Patagonia, Ariz., and a member of Athens (Ga.) Meeting. She is also a member of Voices from the Border, a southern Arizona nonprofit, grassroots community action alliance dedicated to promoting human rights and environmental justice. Learn more at facebook.com/voicesfromtheborder.

Posted in: Features, February 2019
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From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea

By Kai Cheng Thom, illustrated by Wai鈥怸ant Li and Kai Yun Ching. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. [鈥

Retired school librarian Margaret T. Walden is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting. Some of her grandchildren, whom she loves dearly, are in the LGBTQ community.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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guide-for-white-women

The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys

Edited by Eddie Moore Jr., Ali Michael, and Marguerite W. Penick鈥怭arks. Corwin, 2018. 472 pages. $27.95/paperback or eBook. Some years [鈥

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and lives at Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md. She is passionate about ending racism with a current emphasis on criminal justice reform.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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goldstein

Innocence Lost

FJ Poetry: Talk of an unhinged jaw sent me plummeting鈥

Marion Goldstein lives in聽Cedar Grove, N.J.

Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Poetry
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abel-rupertus

Family Is Family

I am adopted. Both my mom and my dad are white. Both of my sisters are also white. My brother [鈥

Abel Rupertus, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Sawyer-Beveridge

Would You Still Love Me If I Were a Boy?

I remember the night I told my mom I wasn鈥檛 exactly a girl. I was so worried about telling her. [鈥

Sawyer Beveridge, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Chloe-Arden-Allman

Teaching Equality

When I was about three years old, my family hired a babysitter named Chelsea. Chelsea was quite the culture shock [鈥

Chloe Arden Allman, Grade 9, Westtown School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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farapart

Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One Is Incarcerated

By Becky Birtha, illustrated by Maja Kastelic. Albert Whitman and Company, 2017. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4鈥8. With [鈥

Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.

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