Madame C. J. Walker

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Madam C. J. Walker's business skills, motivation, and determination helped her to develop a hair product and become the first African American woman millionaire. Readers will learn how those same skills also helped her reach out and help people living in poverty and speak out against injustice.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 338.7/66855092
Lexile 1210L
ATOS Reading Level 8.1
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602790742), PDF (9781602792098), ePub (9781631378881), Hosted ebook (9781602792098H), Kindle (9781631371875)
Copyright 2008
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5

Author: Katie Marsico

Katie Marsico is the author of more than 200 nonfiction books for children and young adults. She lives with her husband and seven children near Chicago, Illinois.

Content Adviser: Page Putnam Miller, PhD

Visiting Distinguished Lecturer in the Department of History, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

  • Introduction
  • Hard Times and a Hard Worker
  • A City of Opportunities
  • Becoming a Businesswoman
  • Determined to Do More Good
  • The End of a Life and an Undying Legacy
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Sources for further research
Table of contents