Madam C.J. Walker Entrepreneur by A Lelia Perry Bundles
  

Synopsis

Madam C.J. Walker Entrepreneur by A Lelia Perry Bundles

Madam C.J. Walker, the first woman - black or white - to become a self-made millionaire, started out as a laundress with few prospects. Originally named Sarah Breedlove, she was the first in her formerly enslaved family to be born free. Poor for most of her life, Walker invented a line of hair-care products when she was 37 years old. Eleven years later, she owned and operated her own thriving business, the Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company. She trained thousands of consultants - almost all of them women - who purchased her products for resale to their customers throughout the United States, Central America, and the Caribbean. Through her work, Walker created a legacy of pride and do-it-yourself spirit that still resonates today. Read about this remarkable woman and her legacy in Madam C.J. Walker: Entrepreneur .

Reviews

The updated format is brightened by added color illustrations... The text is very readable...library media centers...will want to order them...Recommended.

About the Author

A'Lelia Bundles, Madam C.J. Walker's great-great-granddaughter, continues the Walker legacy as a member of several nonprofit boards, including the Madam Walker Theatre Center in Indianapolis, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, the Foundation for the National Archives, and the Columbia University Board of Trustees.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
112 pages

Author

A Lelia Perry Bundles
More books by A Lelia Perry Bundles

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th August 2008

ISBN

9781604130720


LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools