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Margaret Shirley Holmes Fritchoff

Fritchoff—Margaret Shirley Holmes Fritchoff, 97, on November 17, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz., after a brief illness. Shirley was born on […]

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This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality

By Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy. Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2019. 320 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.99/paperback (available March 2020); $12.59/eBook. […]

Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting. She lives in Washington, D.C., and has a master’s in fiction from the University of Maryland.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Gracia Elizabeth Hobson Hiatt

Hiatt—Gracia Elizabeth Hobson Hiatt, 76, on October 13, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo., of complications from acute myeloid leukemia, surrounded […]

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Community of Numeric Competitors

I came home, excited after a day full of learning, to find my mother waiting for me at the door […]

Ilaria Luna, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Taleah-Dixon

Competition Who?

There was a girl named Kesha. She was 13 years old, and she was exceptionally good at running. She had […]

Taleah Dixon, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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The Invisible Damage of Competition

Welcoming a new narrative in which we all are gifted.

Mary Jo Klingel has been a Friend for about 20 years and attends Charlotte (N.C.) Meeting. She is the new clerk of Quaker Earthcare Witness. She is sustained by her leading to dig deeper, understand more clearly, and be led by the Light.

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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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Loretta’s Gift

By Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Alea Marley. Little Bee Books, 2018. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4 and […]

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 of children’s books and an artist.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, May 2019: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Salamander Sky

By Katy Farber, illustrated by Meg Sodano. Green Writers Press, 2018. 32 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 4–12. This unusual […]

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

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