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Author Lee, Sally, 1943- author.
Title Madam C. J. Walker : the woman behind hair care products for African Americans / by Sally Lee.
Pub Info North Mankato, Minnesota : Pebble, a Capstone imprint, [2020]
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 WALKER     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Smithsonian little explorer
Smithsonian little explorer.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Summary "Why is Madam C. J. Walker important? She invented a brand of hair care products just for African Americans! Follow her journey from the cotton fields to a seat at the millionaires' table. It's a story of big dreams, hard work, and life-changing inventions!"--Page 4 of cover.
Contents Introduction -- Difficult childhood -- A home of her own -- Life in St. Louis -- Self-improvement -- A fresh start -- The Walker Company -- Working harder -- Heading to Pittsburgh -- On the move again -- Respect -- Fighting for her race -- Working to the end.
Subject Walker, C. J., Madam, 1867-1919 -- Juvenile literature.
Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American women executives -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Cosmetics industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Hair preparations industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women millionaires -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Biographies.
ISBN 1977109713
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