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AMoreBeautiful

A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

By Jeanne Theoharis. Beacon Press, 2018. 288 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $18/paperback (available in Jan. 2019); $24.99/eBook. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Growing Diverse Leadership and Peace and Social Concerns Committees.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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Because of This: Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching: How to Live, Love, and Lead

By Jim Teeters. Barclay Press, 2018. 104 pages. $14/paperback. Jim Teeters’s new book, Because of This: Lao Tzu’s Tao Te […]

Michael S. Glaser, Poet Laureate of Maryland, 2004–2009, is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Co-editor of The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965–2010, he and his wife, Kathleen (a Courage and Renewal facilitator), offer retreats that invite participants to engage with poetry as a means of helping to live an examined life.


Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
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Gianna-Katsock

Our D.C. Family

Signs passed by as we continued to drive on the bumpy road. It was a dreary, dark, foggy day. The […]

Gianna Katsock, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Jocie-Resnik

Finding My Community

I grew up going to a Quaker meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. I never truly liked going to meeting because […]

Jocie Resnik, Grade 9, Westtown School, member of Goshen Meeting in West Chester, Pa.


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Sawyer-Beveridge

Would You Still Love Me If I Were a Boy?

I remember the night I told my mom I wasn’t exactly a girl. I was so worried about telling her. […]

Sawyer Beveridge, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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Frances-Kelly

The Art of Loving Yourself

“I love myself.” I speak into the mirror, my voice cracks into a barely audible whisper, the embarrassment squeaking through […]

Frances Kelly, Grade 10, New Garden Friends School


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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


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Laia-Sarukhan

Soft Soap and Doom

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not […]

Laia Sarukhan, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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The Quaker Value of Testing

Losing and then rediscovering Quaker values and community.

Asha Sanaker is a writer and political journalist, regularly featured by the online outlet Countable. She grew up as a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting outside of Washington, D.C. and now attends Ithaca (N.Y.) Meeting with her two daughters, Hazel and Ruby.


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Wishtree

Wishtree

By Katherine Applegate, illustrated by Charles Santoso. Feiwel and Friends, 2017. 224 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. How […]

Judith Favor belongs to Claremont (Calif.) Meeting. Author of the 2017 novel The Beacons of Larkin Street, she appreciates interconnectedness with nature expressed in poetic writing.


Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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