KidsQuake - A Quaker Youth Outreach Project

About This Site

This site is dedicated to children everywhere who are learning about Quakerism. The content presents a simplified explanation of The Religious Society of Friends, their beliefs, traditions, and history. Parents are encouraged to visit this site with their children. Teachers are welcome to download and print materials for use in their classes.

The materials on this site are considered to be “open source”. That is they are free to anyone who wants to use them. If you would like to use any thing please include the credit “From KidsQuake Quaker Youth Outreach Project”.

Submissions and recommendations for websites, videos, or books area also welcome. Email these and/or any questions you may have.

About The Author

Dana Kester-McCabe is an artist, writer, and freelance graphic designer living on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She is a lifelong member of the Religious Society of Friends. Her home meeting is Wicomico River Friends Meeting in Salisbury, Maryland. She has served on many local and regional committees.


Please feel free to download any of these PDF documents and distribute them.


The following sources were used to research information for this site.


A Book Of Quaker Saints
L.V. Hodgkin ~ Macmillan and Company, Limited 1922

Friends For 300 Years
Howard H. Brinton ~ Pendle Hill, 1965

Lives That Speak: Stories Of Twentieth-Century Quakers
Marnie Clark, Editor ~ Religious Education Committee of Friends General Conference, 2004

The People Called Quakers
D. Elton Trueblood ~ Friends United Press, 1971

Portrait In Gray: A Short History Of The Quakers
John Punshon ~ Quaker Home Service, 1984

A Procession Of Friends: Quakers In America
Daisy Newman ~ Doubleday, 1972

The Quiet Rebels: The Story Of The Quakers In America
Margaret Hope Bacon ~ Basic Books, 1969


Adherents ~ Online Publication On World Religions ~ Famous Quakers
Wikipedia ~ Online Encyclopedia ~ Section On Quakerism