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Sweet Dreams, Sarah (Digital Audiobook)

From Slavery to Inventor

By Vivian Kirkfield, Lisa Renee Pitts (Narrator)

Publication Date: July 15, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/1/2019)
Compact Disc (7/16/2019)


Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a United States patent. Working in her husband's furniture store, she recognized the need for a multi-use bed and, through hard work, ingenuity, and determination, invented her unique cupboard bed. She built more than a piece of furniture. She built a life far away from slaveryΓÇöa life where her sweet dreams could come true.

About the Author

Vivian Kirkfield is an experienced author who believes that books help kids soar. Having received a master’s degree in early childhood education, she went on to write her first children's book entitled Sweet Dreams, Sarah. She currently resides in New York City. For more information, visit