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Quaker Book Sales - Children and Young People

PRICE TITLE AUTHOR PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION
13.00 OUR LIFE IS LOVE, AND PEACE, AND TENDERNESS Tracy Bourne Australia Yearly Meeting, 2014, 54pp Illus 2014 Backhouse Lecture. Bringing children into the centre of Quaker life and worship
5.00 ABIGAIL ADAMS Alexandra Walliner Holiday House, US, 2001, Illus Hardback Children's book on early American woman's inspirational fight for human rights (slavery & women's rights)
23.00 APPROVED! Nancy Haines and Anne Nydam Pleasant Green Books, US, 2017, Illus Primary school children's book on Quaker Meeting for Business
22.50 BAD OIL AND ANIMALS Linda Hansen Onepoto Press, NZ, 2016, 127pp 16 year old Heidi, dreamed of the rich & famous but becomes a teenage protester about animals & environment
23.00 BAREFOOT BOOK OF EARTH TALES, THE Dawn Casey and Anne Wilson Barefoot Books, Britain, 2009, Large Format, Illus Colourful children's book about protecting the earth. Different cultures presented. Includes fun activities
27.00 BLACK SHEEP AND PRODIGALS Dave Tomlinson Hodder and Stoughton, Britain, 2017, 240pp Hardback Spirituality can be laboratories of the spirit rather than conformity
40.00 BOOK OF QUAKER SAINTS, A L V Hodgkin US Reprint Reprint of the original 1917 children's Quaker classic- reflects for children the hidden unity of the Eternal Being
16.00 BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS, THE John Boyne Blackswan, Britain, 2007, 215pp Extraordinary tale of friendship between two boys, German and Jew, compelling for children & adults
25.00 CALM with the Very Hungry Caterpillar Eric Carle Puffin, Britain, 2016, Illus. Hardback A practical and beautifully illustrated mindfulness book for children (and adults!)
15.00 CHILDREN'S BOOK OF PHILOSOPHY - Sale priced to clear DK Children's Series Penguin, Britain, 2015, Illus Large Format. Hardback Introduction to the world's great thinkers & their big ideas. A book recommended for Quaker children
23.00 CONCHIE: What my father didn't do in the war Gethin Russell-Jones Lion, Britain, 2016, 235pp A son finds out why his father did what he did and a different kind of courage
12.00 DEVIL'S ARITHMETIC, THE Jane Yollen Puffin Books, US, 1990, 170pp 1942 and a Jewish adolescent in Poland- truly moving
17.50 EARTH BOOK, THE Todd Parr Little Brown, US, 2010, Illus For young children. We can all help protect the Earth. If we take care of it, it will take care of us.
20.00 FRIENDLY GUIDE TO QUAKERISM, THE Youth Committee of Ireland Yearly Meeting Yearly Meeting of Ireland, 2003, 31pp A4 size Illus Beautifully illustrated, comprehensive and clear guide to history and practice for all ages
5.00 JESUS FOR PRESIDENT Shane Claiborne and Chris Haw Zondervan, US, 2008, 360pp Illus We would vote for Jesus even if we don't vote for the Church- written by young Friends
3.00 JOURNEYS IN THE LIGHT Jan Arriens Pronoun Press, Britain, 2007, 180pp Illus Quaker stories appealing to young and old explaining Quakerism
5.00 KING OF THE SKY- Sale price to clear Nicola Davies Illustrated by Laura Carlin Walker Books, Britain, 2017, Hardbound Illus. Large size Children's book. Being in a new country. in aid of Amnesty International moving timeless story about "home"
10.00 LEAF- Sale Price to Clear Sandra Dieckmann Flying Eye Books, Britain, 2017 Hardcover Illus Children's book. Heart warming tale of helping others and not fear, and the plight of polar bears"
17.00 LIVING OUR BELIEFS Young Friends with Graham Ralph Britain Yearly Meeting, 2016, 100pp, Illus "Many of us have experienced Quaker meeting for worship on a hill, in a hotel lobby & the silence can surprise"
13.00 LOUD BOOK, THE Deborah Underwood Houghton Muffin, US, 2011, Illus, Hardcover Companion to The Quiet Book. From the bestseller children's book
2.00 MISFITS, THE James Howe Aladdin, US, 2003, 274pp Names will break our spirit, sensitive tale of adolescence
28.00 MOODY COW Learns Compassion Kerry Lee MacLean Wisdom Publications, US, 2012 Illus Hardback Childrens and adults book and a lesson for us all- beautifully illustrated
5.00 NO PEACE FOR AMELIA Siobhan Parkinson O'brien Press, Ireland, 1994, 215pp Major book awards winner.It's 1916 but Amelia thoughts are on Frederick who shocks the Quakers
3.00 NOTSO HOTSO Anne Fine Farrar Strauss, US, 2001, 92pp Illus Hardbound Why do bad things happen to good dogs?
18.00 PASTORAL CARE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Committee on Oversight, Britain YM Quaker Books, London, 2001, 46pp Lots of good stuff here
16.00 PEACEFUL PIGGY MEDITATION Kerry MacLean Albert Whitman, US, 2004, Illus A children's meditation therapist shows how this simple thing can do much for children and families
10.00 PEACEFUL PIGGY YOGA Kerry Lee MacLean Albert Whiteman, US, 2008, Illus CLOTH from the Peaceful Piggy Meditation series- children of ages can use yoga for peace in relationships
Free QUAKER MEETING AND ME Britain Yearly Meeting, Britain, 2010, Illus A guide for children to Quaker Meeting for Worship/simple, lovely colour illustrations/all ages/pocket size
15.00 QUIET BOOK, THE Deborah Underwood Houghton Muffin, US, 2010, Illus, Paperback New York Times bestseller children's book, a great look at quiet
41.00 TWO BROTHERS AND A CHOCOLATE FACTORY Juliet Clare Bell and Jess Mikhail Bournville Village Trust, Britain, 2016, Hard back, larger format Illus The remarkable story of Richard and George Cadbury. Children's book but for all ages
16.00 UNEXPECTED HERO, AN Linda P Hansen Createbooks, NZ, 2014, 145p (online teachers resource available) A 12 year old in rural NZ district has to make a speech in public, on WW1 pacifist Archibald Baxter, good idea?
25.00 WE'RE GOING TO MEETING! Stacey Currie Stacey Currie, US, Illus Colourful children's book about Meeting. Primary age
16.00 WHAT IS GOD? Etan Boritzer Firefly Book, US, 1990, Illus Delightfully Illus.rated children's book, not just Christian.
12.00 WHAT'S THE PASSWORD FOR JESUS? Chuck Fager Kimo Press, US, 2010, 40pp Illus Quaker FAQs for Younger Friends
19.00 WORSHIP KIT, THE John Lampen Quaker Books, London, 2010, 46pp Illus A Young Person's Guide to Quaker Worship
40.00 ZEN SHORTS Jon J Muth Scholastic, US, 2005, Illus Large Format Classic Zen stories that abound with enlightenment and love for all age children
10.00 ZEN TIES Jon J Muth Scholastic, US, 2008, Illus Large Format All age children will be disarmed by this tale that reaffirms importance of our ties to one another