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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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Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington

By Jacqueline Houtman, Walter Naegle, and Michael G. Long. City Lights Publishers, 2019. 172 pages. $13.95/paperback or eBook. Recommended for […]

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Our Child of the Stars

By Stephen Cox. Jo Fletcher Books, 2019. 496 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $15.92/paperback; $3.99/eBook.

Rausie Hobson is a member of Rocky River Meeting in Siler City, N.C., Friends Church of North Carolina. She is a retired ESL teacher and public librarian, a member of Quakers Uniting in Publications, and was publications board clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM) for many years.

Posted in: Friends in Africa, October 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Requiring Solution Together

Our introduction to the February 2019 issue

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected].

Posted in: Among Friends, February 2019
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Alene Winifred Brown Hall

Hall—Alene Winifred Brown Hall, 91, on January 11, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz. Wini was born on August 10, 1925, in […]

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This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

By Sarah Azaransky. Oxford University Press, 2017. 296 pages. $34.95/hardcover; $23.99/eBook. The story of the Civil Rights Movement is almost […]

Isaac Barnes May is a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting. He is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at the University of Virginia.

Posted in: January 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Genesis: Outer Space and Inner Light

Outer space and Inner Light

John A. Minahan is head of the English department at Lincoln School in Providence, R.I., where he also teaches courses in psychology and in world religions. John is the author of three books and has a doctorate in literature from Brown University. He has been a college professor, professional musician, and stay-at-home father.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
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Patricia Lea

Lea—Patricia Lea, 83, on January 28, 2018, in Mount Joy, Pa. Pat was born Patricia Lea Olson on March 15, […]

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Mark Tolbert Kenmore

Kenmore—Mark Tolbert Kenmore, 62, on November 19, 2016, in Getzville, N.Y., peacefully, surrounded by his wife and two children, from […]

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Evicted AND Dream Hoarders

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. By Matthew Desmond. Crown Publishing Group, 2016. 422 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback; $12.99/eBook. […]

J. E. McNeil, an attorney in Washington, D.C., and a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (FMW), grew up in a working class neighborhood in the Jim Crow South. She worked her way through college and later law school when that was still a possibility. Now culturally if not financially part of the upper middle class with three degrees, she supports the Mary Jane Simpson Scholarship Fund at FMW and the Bell Multicultural High School in Columbia Heights, D.C.

Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
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