Quantcast

Tag Archives | boy

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 […]

Chloe Arden Allman, Grade 9, Westtown School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
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 4–8. With […]

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?
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Motto

Moto and Me: My Year as a Wildcat’s Foster Mother

By Suzi Eszterhas. Owlkids, 2017. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 7–10. What a story! Suzi Eszterhas is a wildlife […]

Lucinda Hathaway is a member of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Forbidden-Temptation-cover-2

The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

By Dori Jones Yang. SparkPress, 2017. 256 pages. $12.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 10–14. It seems almost anticlimactic when the […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
wills

Papaw

FJ Poetry: “I remember him as a child remembers: / he was my Papaw…”

Carol Wills lives in Durham, N.C.

Posted in: Uncategorized
Continue Reading · Comments { 1 }
maybe-god-is-like-that-too

Maybe God Is Like That Too

FJ Review: “Benjamin Schipper’s colorful, cartoon‐like illustrations of big city life came as a welcome surprise, in contrast to the bucolic […]

Dee Cameron is a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting. She is a grandmother and a retired school librarian.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

James Harold Booth

Booth—James Harold Booth, 78, on August 14, 2016, in Lansing, Mich. Jim was born on July 17, 1938, in Baldwin, […]

Posted in: Conscience, Milestones
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
jones-banner

Ah, Go Fly a Kite!

Paper, glue, wind, and metaphors at the FGC Gathering.

Charles “Chuck” Jones is a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting. Chattanooga is where he flies kites and lives with his wife. He is a retired math teacher who is a woodworker and blacksmith. This past May, he became a graduate of the School of the Spirit.

Posted in: Features, September 2017
Continue Reading · Comments { 3 }
hood

Wild Birds, Fantasy, and the Possible

A memoir through books.

James W. Hood teaches nineteenth-century British literature, composition, and American nature writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.  He is a member of Greensboro’s Friendship Meeting.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Recs4Trump

Quaker Students’ Reading List for President Trump

24 book recommendations from the Student Voices Project.

Continue Reading · Comments { 1 }