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Stronger Together

From his pink cheeks and the way he walked with his head down, I could tell he was ashamed of […]

Coco Campbell (she/her), Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, Student Voices Project 2020
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Daniel’s Good Day

By Micha Archer. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 2–4.

Margaret T. Walden is a school librarian, retired from Friends School in Detroit, Mich., and now a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Summer

By Cao Wenxuan, illustrated by Yu Rong. Imprint, 2019. 48 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–6.

Anne Nydam is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, where she teaches First-day school. A former middle school art teacher, she now stays home with her own children, while working as an author and artist.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Me, Toma, and the Concrete Garden

By Andrew Larsen, illustrated by Anne Villeneuve. Kids Can Press, 2019. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover, $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–7.

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Richard M. Segel

Segel—Richard M. Segel, 78, on October 10, 2019, at home in Louisville, Colo. Richard was born on November 15, 1940, […]

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We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults

By Susan Kuklin. Candlewick Press, 2019. 192 pages. $19.99/hardcover or eBook. Recommended for ages 14 and up.

Vickie LeCroy is a retired educator living in Tennessee

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Selling Out to Niceness

The Religious Society of Friends’ witness is hidden when we elevate niceness over kindness.

Ann Jerome is a member of Orlando (Fla.) Meeting in Southeastern Yearly Meeting. She has twice helped to found worship groups where she lives in Deland, Fla. Recently she served for two years as a Friend in residence at Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa.

Posted in: Features, September 2019
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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 […]

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’t quite right.

Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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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. […]

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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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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