Oprah Winfrey

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

From the impoverished inner-city streets of Milwaukee to her own nationally syndicated talk show in Chicago, Oprah has persevered to become one of the most recognized personalities in the world. Readers will learn how her courage, kindness, and perseverance have led her to found Oprah's Angel Network, a charity whose mission is to help the underprivileged of the world.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 791.4502'8092
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 7.4
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602790698), PDF (9781602792043), ePub (9781631378904), Hosted ebook (9781602792043H), Kindle (9781631371899)
Copyright 2008
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics

Author: Judy Alter

Judy Alter is the author of numerous books for young readers, as well as novels for young adults and adults. Recent titles include Souvenirs from the Stars, John Barclay Armstrong: Texas Ranger, and Martín de Leon: Tejano Empresario. Alter has been director of a small university press for twenty years. She is the mother of four grown children and the grandmother of seven. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with her Australian shepherd, Scooby, and her cat, Wynona.

Content Adviser: P. David Marshall, PhD

Professor and Chair of Communication Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Introduction
  • Humble Beginnings
  • Success in the Classroom and Beyond
  • Career Advancement
  • Giving Back to the Community
  • Future Plans
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author