New Interview with Deborah Kalb

Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb is a wonderful (daily!) blog that features interviews with a wide, wide range of authors of books for adults and kids, non-fiction, fiction, mysteries, just about everything. Deborah interviewed me recently about "Grace Akallo and the Pursuit of Justice for Child Soldiers." She asked why I chose to tell Grace's story. That set me wondering about the times we live in. Loss of childhood. When and where each of us is born. War and peace.

And then I started to think about the strong women I have known and the ones I never met but came to know while writing about them—women who fight for peace. Please read: