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Vision of Beauty: The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker

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Publisher Comments:

This inspirational book tells the true story of the first freeborn child of Louisiana sharecroppers who rose from a world of poverty and discrimination to find success as a businesswoman and philanthropist.

Synopsis:

CN

About the Author

Kathryn Lasky says, "When I was a little girl growing up in Indianapolis, I loved having a lemonade stand. One of my very early memories is coming into the kitchen with a jar full of money and my mother exclaiming, 'Goodness, Kathryn, maybe you'll grow up to be the next Madam Walker!'" Kathryn Lasky lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Nneka Bennett studied animation and illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has illustrated many books for children and currently lives in East Orange, New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763618346
Subtitle:
The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker
Author:
Lasky, Kathryn
Author:
Bennett, Nneka
Publisher:
Candlewick
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Businesspeople
Subject:
Business & Economics
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
african american;biography;determination;picture book
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20030101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11.68x8.17x.18 in. .53 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 48 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763618346 Reviews:
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