Madam C.J. Walker : self-made millionaire
|Format:||Print Book 2001|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Don't wait for opportunities to come...get up and make them. said Madam C. J. Walker. She rose from laundry woman to become America's first black woman millionaire. Born in poverty, Walker set her sights on a better life and made her fortune by developing hair care and beauty products specially formulated for African Americans. As her wealth and influence grew, she also channeled her energies into working for civil rights and social change. This real-life rags-to-riches story is presented in an engaging narrative by the McKissacks.
|Series||McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017. Great African Americans series.|
Walker, C. J.,
-- Juvenile literature.
Walker, C. J., -- Madam, -- 1867-1919.
African American women executives -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women millionaires -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Cosmetics industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Cosmetics industry -- History.
|Publisher|| Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers,2001
32 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.