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Forum, February 2020

Letters from our readers.

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We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga

By Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac. Charlesbridge, 2018. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 3–7.

Phila Hoopes is a wandering Friend with an eco-spiritual focus and concern for Indigenous culture, sacred lands, and rights. She is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids, Uncategorized
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Crab Cake: Turning the Tide Together

By Andrea Tsurumi. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019. 48 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–7.

Sandy and Tom Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, booksellers, and storytellers, and the primary authors and illustrator of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East

Edited by Michael J. Caduto, illustrated by Odelia Liphshiz. Green Heart Books, 2018. 158 pages. $26.95/hardcover; $19.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for […]

Katie Green is a member of Clearwater (Fla.) Meeting. She is a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting annual sessions.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Quiet AND Shhh…God Is in the Silence

Quiet By Tomie dePaola. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. […]

Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism and travels in the ministry, urging revival among Friends. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived: Living as Friends in the Twenty-First Century.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quaker Works October 2018

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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The Role of Children’s Issues Books in Meeting Libraries

Life in the Meeting

Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting, volunteer booksellers with EarthLight, and coauthors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Life in the Meeting
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Closeness Is Not Measured by Distance: A Dynamic Journal for Children of Incarcerated Parents

By Bernard Johnson and Bruce Bryan. Empowerment Agenda, 2015. 107 pages. $14.95/paperback. Recommended for ages 8 and up. The authors […]

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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The Art of Dying and the Afterlife: August Full Issue Access

Friends Journal member subscribers can download full PDF or read any article online.

Posted in: The Art of Dying
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Children and Death

Bringing Quaker spirituality to the bedside of those dying.

John Graham-Pole is a retired physician and graduate of London University. He has spent the last 30 years as a children's oncologist and hospice director at the University of Florida, where he was a member of Gainesville (Fla.) Meeting. He has written three books and many essays and short stories.

Posted in: Features, The Art of Dying
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