Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
"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.
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.