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Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot’s World War II Story

By Marc Tyler Nobleman, illustrated by Melissa Iwai. Clarion Books, 2018. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 6–9.

Margaret Crompton is a member of Britain Yearly Meeting and wrote the Pendle Hill pamphlet Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-Being. Recent publications focus on poetry, short stories, and drama.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Enemy-Child

Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II

By Andrea Warren. Margaret Ferguson Books, 2019. 224 pages. $22.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Ann Birch is a community college librarian and clerk of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Elizabeth Ann Hutcheson Fetter

Fetter—Elizabeth Ann Hutcheson Fetter, 82, on March 21, 2019, at Broadmead Retirement Community in Cockeysville, Md., after a short, complicated […]

Posted in: Milestones, Quaker Kids
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H. Burton Housman

Housman—H. Burton Housman, 91, on January 12, 2019, in San Diego, Calif. Burton was born on January 23, 1927, in […]

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To Gamble, for Better or for Worse

How do we discern when a gamble is rightly ordered?

Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, carries a long-standing concern to invite Quakers into conversation around economics. Her most recent book, Money and Soul, is an expansion of a Pendle Hill pamphlet by the same name.

Posted in: Features, Gambling
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Charles Fillmore Peterson

Peterson—Charles Fillmore Peterson, 98, on March 12, 2019, gently, with family near, in his apartment at Pennswood Village in Newtown, […]

Posted in: Gambling, Milestones
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Jane Braucher Volckhausen

Volckhausen—Jane Braucher Volckhausen, 100, on January 26, 2019, peacefully, at home in Boulder, Colo., surrounded by her family. Jane was […]

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Philip Louis Gilbert

Gilbert—Philip Louis Gilbert, 91, on November 28, 2018, peacefully, in his sleep, in Kennett Square, Pa. Phil was born on […]

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Patricia Shotwell

Shotwell—Patricia Shotwell, 90, on July 27, 2018, in Weston, Mass. Patsy was born on August 6, 1927, in New York […]

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The MK <i>St. Louis</i> surrounded by smaller vessels in the port of Havana, via Wikimedia.

Pacifism Revisited

By avoiding pacifism in the twentieth century, we skirted opportunities to unlearn racism.

Katherine HawkerSelf lives in St. Louis, Mo.

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