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Martin-&-Anne

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg. Creston Books, 2019. 32 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–14.

David Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world and Holocaust history.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Renate Frey

Frey—Renate Frey, 77, on May 5, 2019, in Doylestown, Pa., peacefully, after enduring three years of Alzheimer’s disease with grace. [
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Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz‐Hertzberg

Schmitz‐Hertzberg—Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz‐Hertzberg, 102, on January 29, 2019, peacefully, in her sleep, in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada. Kathleen was born on [
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Food Choices, Relationship, and God

Learning to understand what we are actually hungry for.

Lorene Ludy is a member of Lincoln (Neb.) Meeting. She is a Benedictine Oblate and a Stephen Minister. She likes to eat and hang out with God.

Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
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Gudrun Helga Schulz Weeks

Weeks—Gudrun Helga Schulz Weeks, 83, on May 29, 2018, in Hanover, N.H., of necrotizing fasciitis. Gudrun was born on January [
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If My Moon Was Your Sun

By Andreas Steinhöfel, illustrated by Nele Palmtag, translated by Matthew O. Anderson, music composed by Georges Bizet and Sergei Prokofiev. [
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Vickie LeCroy teaches in Tennessee and is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Interview with Friends Journal’s Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children’s book reviews.

Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she’s been attending a worship group at Cadbury Senior Living in Lewes, Del. She has served as the volunteer assistant book review editor of Friends Journal since 2008. To contact Eileen about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.

Posted in: Interviews, Quaker Libraries
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News November 2017

News of the Quaker world: AFSC on North Korea, Quaker groups partner with Everence, Quaker House appointment.

Posted in: News, Quaker Libraries
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hidden-life-of-trees

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a Secret World

By Peter Wohlleben. Greystone Books, 2016. 251 pages. $24.95/hardcover; $24.99/eBook. “After you’ve read Wohlleben’s book, a walk in the woods [
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Ruah Swennerfelt, a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting, is a homesteader and activist. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith and numerous articles on living simply.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
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Forum June/July 2017

Letters from our readers.

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