Sojourner Truth Ain't I a Woman is an account of the life of Sojourner Truth, from her days as a laboring slave, to her journey to freedom in 1827, to and her days as a preacher, abolitionist, and passionate activist for not only the rights of blacks, but also for women. This novel takes you on a journey through Sojourner's hardships, struggles, adventures, and accomplishments. She meets many prominent figures in American history on her path to becoming an American hero herself. Sojourner Truth is a name that has long been remembered since her death in 1883, and this book gives us a more personal look on how she became the hero we still know today as Sojourner Truth.
About the Authors
Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick McKissack are American children's authors. They have written over 100 books about how African Americans experienced life. Patricia was born in Smyrna, Tennessee on August 9, 1944. She attend Tennessee State University. Before coming an author she was a teacher and then a children's book editor. Fredrick was born on August 12, 1939 in Nashville, Tennessee. He passed away in April of 2013. Fredrick also attended Tennessee State University. Before writing books he was a civil engineer and was in the US Army. Before passing away he devoted his time to All-Writing Services. Patricia and Fredrick were very successful in their careers and their books were very successful.