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Cadbury

A History of Cadbury

By Diane Wordsworth. Pen and Sword History, 2018. 176 pages. $39.95/hardcover; $24.95/paperback (available in September); $19.17/eBook. In 1824 John Cadbury [鈥

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program of Brown University鈥檚 English Department.

Posted in: August 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, QuakerSpeak at Five
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The Great Food Transformation

Earthcare activism is a natural fit for Friends.

Elizabeth Root lives in the heart of the Finger Lakes with her family of three poodles. A retired social worker, she authored a book on children鈥檚 mental health in 2009. She is a member of the Perry City (N.Y.) Meeting in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.

Posted in: June/July 2019: Food Choices, Online Features
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How-to-Be

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

By Sy Montgomery, illustrated by Rebecca Green. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. 208 pages. $20/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. A memoir has the power [鈥

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
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Hazel-Mariani

A Tool or a Weapon

The Quaker approach to competition has influenced my life greatly. From my experiences, I鈥檝e learned that competition can be utilized [鈥

Hazel Mariani, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Felicity-Medina

High School Hierarchy

I cried yesterday. I was sobbing: red, wet, puffy, and gross because of the academic competition I face in school [鈥

Felicity Medina, Grade 9, Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Lila-Safavi

From Competition to Cooperation

My first exposure to competitive club travel sports was a difficult one, primarily because of the attitude and actions of [鈥

Lila Safavi, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Ankita-Achanta

Competing Against Myself

What does it mean to win or lose? How can we use competition to grow as individuals? In response to [鈥

Ankita Achanta, Grade 8, Newtown Friends School in Newtown, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Carluccio-Horton

My Revelation with Quaker Competition

I used to despise competition. Growing up with siblings, our lives were devoted to one鈥恥pping each other and proving who [鈥

Carluccio Horton, Grade 9, Westtown School in West Chester, Pa.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Nafisa-Rashid

Competitive Ethics?

Since tenth grade, I have participated in a competition called Ethics Bowl. Every year high school students gather in teams [鈥

Nafisa Rashid, Grade 12, Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Writing Opp: Five Years of QuakerSpeak (EXTENDED DEADLINE May 27)

It鈥檚 been five years since Friends Publishing Corporation launched a companion project to Friends Journal: the QuakerSpeak video series. In [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of聽Friends Journal

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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