Oprah Winfrey

 
Cover: Oprah Winfrey
 
 

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Summary

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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Leveling

  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 117854
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 7.4
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • 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

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Contributors

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

 

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