Inspiring children's biography of Betsey Stockton, who followed her dream of being a missionary despite being born enslaved.
When young Betsey joined a missionary voyage to Hawaii, everyone was shocked. "A single woman, who was born enslaved, going to mission? How extraordinary "
But that's exactly who Betsey was""an extraordinary girl who believed in an extraordinary God
Follow her adventurous five-month journey across the Pacific Ocean. A journey of laughter, tears, prayer and even a newborn life A journey that would take her to the shores of beautiful Hawaii, where she would finally be able to do what she'd always dreamt of""be a missionary.
How extraordinary indeed.
Children will enjoy this beautifully illustrated children's biography of Betsey Stockton (c. 1798-1865), who, despite being born enslaved, follows her dream of being a missionary to Hawaii.
Can be read to young children aged 4-7 and read by children aged 7 years+.