Bio: Sophie Freeman taught as a Reading Specialist in California, Virginia, New Jersey and her home state of New York, in both public schools and college reading clinics. Currently, she teaches creative writing in adult education and writes for local newspapers. She has had over thirty articles published in a variety of sources including Family Circle, Port Washington Sentinel and the Los Angeles Sunday Times. She is a member of the Western Writers of America.
A historically accurate, realistic story of the Mormons, their hardships and triumphs and, eventually, the founding of their home and new religion. Ellen Randall is a young girl of fifteen. Raised by Elder Zachary and his wife Sara after being orphaned at an early age, Ellen grows up as she experiences the tribulations of belonging to the Mormon faith. Ellen is also faced with another challenge due to her religion: the long journey on a wagon train headed to Utah. Tormented, their faith tested a... more info>>