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QuakerBooks by FGC offers the following new titles through our online bookstore. Click the title to learn more and purchase.

Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal – Large Print Edition

It’s back! Printed on 8.5 x 11 inch pages with secure spiral binding. Card stock covers. Shrink wrapped.

With music and words of over 300 songs, this hymnal reflects the diversity and the religious center of the Religious Society of Friends. It is easy to use with a song title and first line index.

Kuhkomossonuk Akonutomuwinokot: Stories Our Grandmothers Told Us

The traditional stories collected in this volume link the memories of Passamaquoddy elders to the world of today’s younger generations. The stories help us understand how Passamaquoddy community and culture have changed over the years. Connections between the generations have been weakened over the past few decades with the potential loss of the Passamaquoddy language, which is still spoken fluently by older members of the community.

Until just a few decades ago, the stories found in this volume were told orally as an integral part of Passamaquoddy home life. Since the late 1800s, thanks to intense interest in documenting the language and in ensuring its survival, many stories have been written down by native speakers and have been recorded by them, on everything from wax cylinders, beginning in 1890, to analogue and digital media.

The Harmony Tree: A Story of Community and Healing

In The Harmony Tree, an old grandmother oak tree is spared when loggers come through and clear-cut a forest. Grandmother Oak finds herself alone until new houses start showing up on the land, along with new trees. Grandmother Oak tries to make friends with these trees, but they are shallow and focused only on themselves. As Grandmother Oak shares her stories and how she came to have such deep roots, she finds hope and healing. The other trees, seeing the value of Grandmother Oak’s history with the land, begin to find strength too.

True You: A Gender Journey

There are different ways to show and be who you are in this affirming photographic picture book that offers a celebratory and informative look at kids and their wide-ranging gender identities.

Inside Out: The Equity Leader’s Guide to Undoing Institutional Racism

Providing a roadmap to workplace and organizational change, Inside Out provides practical tools for working collectively towards racial justice and dismantling institutional racism.

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