She gave up everything: her home, her possessions, even her real name. She called herself Peace Pilgrim, put on her sneakers, and started off on her quest to walk thousands of miles all around America. Step by step, mile after mile, Peace Pilgrim traveled tirelessly, inviting everyone she met to consider a world where each person and each nation chooses peace.
This true story about a little-known woman who sacrificed everything for her convictions inspires us to step out for what we believe in, gathering others to join us along the way.
Kathleen Krull, known for her innovative biographies of adventurous and inspiring people, was the author of more than 100 books for young readers. She received many accolades for her work, including the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, the Christopher Award, numerous best-of-the-year citations and ALA awards, and many body-of-work honors.