Read, sung and performed by Renee Joshua-Porter; additional narration by Terry Bregy.
Family reading. Ages 7 and up.
In 1826, the slave Isabella is denied her freedom by a deceitful master, but she escapes to a couple who buys her freedom. Seventeen free years later, Isabella awakens from a dream, realizing she must tell her story of slavery. She renames herself Sojourner Truth and begins to travel the country, conveying to people what it meant to be a slave.