Synopses & Reviews
Having been raised a slave and forced to work in horrible conditions, a freed Isabella Baumfree changed her name and her life when she became a preacher and inspirational speaker, supporting the black troops during the Civil War and helping black women throughout many states. Simultaneous.
Using simple language, Merchant relays the story of one of this nation's mostinspirational women--a former slave who became an abolitionist, preacher, andadvocate for women's rights. Full color.
Sojourner Truth had a tough childhood. She was born a slave, and many of the families she worked for treated her poorly. But when she was finally freed, Sojourner used her life to teach others about women's rights and the power of freedom.