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The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle

By Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin. Kids Can Press, 2015. 32 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–12. This large […]

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

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Beyond Goodness Sex

A response to Friends school educator Al Vernacchio’s book.

Su Penn ([email protected]) previously spoke to Quakers about sex in a 2014 FGC Gathering plenary. Like Walt Whitman, she believes that nothing is profane which can be spoken of with love in the presence of God. Invite her to visit your meeting; you will probably like her and learn something.

 

Also by Su Penn:

 

Posted in: Features, November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

By Bryan Stevenson. Spiegel & Grau, 2014. 336 pages. $28/hardcover; $16/paperback; $11.99/eBook. “How can people be so mean?” That is […]

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting with a leading to work to end racism.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Poet Alexander Levering Kern reads “Target Practice at the Beach”

Excerpt from Target Practice at the Beach: Sometimes there’s no symbol, only comic relief. Consider how, for a four year old […]

Alexander Levering Kern lives in Somerville, Mass.

Posted in: Audio, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Unfeatured
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Target Practice at the Beach

Friends Journal poetry: “Sometimes there’s no symbol, only comic relief…”

Alexander Levering Kern lives in Somerville, Mass.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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I Tell You No Jihad Can Change the Course of Rivers

Friends Journal poetry: Outside, a soldier rubs the muzzle / of his gun with sandpaper…

Linda Ashok lives in Hyderabad, India.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Poetry
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Last Stop on Market Street

By Matt De La Peña, illustrated by Christian Robinson. G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2015. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; […]

Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Magic Trash: A Story of Tyree Guyton and His Art

By J.H. Shapiro, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley‐Newton. Charlesbridge, 2015. 32 pages. $15.95/hardcover; $7.95/paperback; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. Magic Trash, […]

A retired Friends school librarian, Margaret Walden, having recently moved from Detroit, Mich., to Lakewood, Ohio, now attends Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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We Think He Might Be a Boy

Raising a transgender child.

Su Penn writes about the Tiny Tornado, homeschooling, adoption, Quakerism, and much more at tapeflags.blogspot.com.

Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Features
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