The Girl With a Missionary Dream
By Laura Wickham
Read the true story of Betsey Stockton, who, despite being born enslaved, followed her dream of being a missionary.
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 what Betsey did. Follow her adventurous five-month journey across the Pacific Ocean: a journey of laughter, tears, prayer and even a newborn life!
This beautifully illustrated children's biography of Betsey Stockton (c. 1798-1865) is part of a series designed to show kids that God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things.
These stories can be read to young children or enjoyed independently by early readers. The free extras make these stories useful for homeschool, Sunday school, missions events, and more.