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Betsey Stockton

The Girl With a Missionary Dream

Laura Wickham

Betsey Stockton

The Girl With a Missionary Dream

Laura Wickham


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, followed her dream of being a missionary to Hawaii.

Can be read to young children aged 4-5, and read by children aged 6 plus.

Worksheets are available to help children interact with the biography. Part of the new Do Great Things For God series. By exploring the lives of inspiring Christian women, this series will enthuse children about the great things they can do for God.

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    Betsey Stockton

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    Laura Wickham

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    Do Great Things For God

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    The Good Book Company

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