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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
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Smithsonian little explorer
Smithsonian little explorer.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.1 0.5 0.5 504015
Audience 640L Lexile
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.
ISBN 1977109713
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