Madam C.J. Walker and Her Beauty Empire

Great Entrepreneurs in U.S. History

Before Madam C.J. Walker launched a line of beauty and hair products for black women, she was Sarah Breedlove, a washerwoman in rural Louisiana. This title presents Walker’s fascinating biography, tracing her life from a childhood in poverty to becoming America’s first female self-made millionaire. Through accessible text and historical photographs, readers will learn about Walker’s entrepreneurial mind and the spirit that allowed her to found a company and launch a successful beauty empire in the unlikeliest of times. This text, through its use of social studies concepts, primary sources, and a comprehensive timeline, is designed to engage readers while supporting classroom learning.

RL
Grades
5
IL
Grades
4-6
GRL
Q
Details:
Product type:
ISBN: 978-1-4994-2131-6
Author: Caitie McAneney
Copyright: 2017
Reading Level: Grade 5
Interest Level: Grades 4-6
GRL: Q
Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 8 1/2"