The Childhood of Sojourner Truth:
Of Her Early Journey Toward Spiritual Awakening

A Drawing Book for Self Expression

Compiled & Edited By Leon Dixon

(Based on the Narrative of Sojourner Truth edited by Margaret Washington and the biographies Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol by Nell Irvin Painter and Her Name Was Sojourner Truth by Hertha Pauli.


  1. Hello
  2. My Parents and My Birth
  3. My Early Life
  4. Learning of My Lost Family Members
  5. Learning of My Brother Michael and Sister Nancy
  6. Learning of a Higher Power
  7. Precious Memories
  8. The Auction
  9. My Troubles Begin
  10. My Father's Help
  11. Getting Into a Better Situation
  12. My Mother's Passing
  13. Getting Sold Again
  14. Adjusting to a New Situation
  15. Falsely Accused & Proven Innocent
  16. My Father's Passing
  17. A Young Man Named Bob
  18. Bob's Fateful Visit
  19. The Aftermath
  20. Editorial Comments

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