Jimmy Wayne / Ken Abraham: Walk to Beautiful

Last updated: January 8, 2024

In "Walk to Beautiful," musician Jimmy Wayne details the struggles he faced while living in poverty and a broken foster care system. Readers will feel moved and inspired by his incredible story and the many challenges he overcame during his life. You will want to share this non-fiction novel with friends and family.

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In our analysis of 42 expert reviews, the Jimmy Wayne / Ken Abraham Walk to Beautiful placed 5th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Jimmy Wayne is a former foster kid turned country music singer/songwriter whose songs, story, and walk halfway across America in 2010 continue to help bring awareness to kids who age out of the foster system and become homeless. He earned the prestigious “Million-Air Award” for receiving one million radio spins of his song “Do You Believe Me Now.” He is the author of Walk to Beautiful, his New York Times best-selling memoir, and the author of the novel and made-for-TV movie Paper Angels. Jimmy lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

This book will help raise awareness for the people that have been abandoned and are hurting. It truly hits the reader like a shot in the heart, especially since Wayne was able to triumph over his obstacles and become the multi-platinum and chart-topping singer-songwriter in the country music world that he is today, as well as motivational speaker.
Wayne's story is one that will reverberate with any who have found themselves without hope, love, or stability. Its message of the importance of faith and fortitude will inspire a wide audience.
"It is impossible to read 'Walk to Beautiful' without thinking, 'If Jimmy Wayne can overcome the horrendous obstacles in his life, I can surely deal with my puny problems,'" he says. "That alone makes the book worthwhile, but that he was willing to walk halfway across America to help some kids he’s never met is truly an astounding aspect of Jimmy’s story. And the story continues ... he’s still out there, more concerned about helping kids than he is in promoting his own career."
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