The story line is about Mrs. Pickie, who became a teacher after growing up and seeing her parents work like slaves on a plantation, and wanted a better life for herself and her sibling.
After being picked by her parents to get an education and have the massa of the plantation pay for her schooling, Mrs. Pickie realized as she met her homeroom teacher at 10 years old, Mrs. Duberry, that she wanted to become a teacher.
After college Mrs. Pickie became a teacher and opened up an orphanage for at-risk black girls. Each orphan has to participate in the project during Fun Day Friday or during their research for "I Wish I Could" be like their favorite trailblazer.
This book will allow black girls especially to hear a book that empowers them, gives them confidence, hope, and inspiration to dream their personal dreams through their trailblazers.
©2016 Linda L. Williams (P)2016 Linda L. Williams