Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business by Rebel Girls audiobook

Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business

By Rebel Girls
Read by Adenrele Ojo

Listening Library (Audio) 9781733176194

The Rebel Girls Chapter Books: Book 2

1.46 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780593209394

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the historical novel based on the life of Madam C.J. Walker: America's first self-made millionaire In Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business, Sarah Breedlove (AKA Madam C.J. Walker) reinvents and rebrands herself as a forceful entrepreneur whose products still dominate the black hair care industry today. Born on the same plantation where her parents were once enslaved--Sarah is the first child in her family born free. When Sarah is just a girl, she learns the value of hard work. She cooks, she cleans, she picks cotton, she does laundry, and she babysits. By fourteen, Sarah is a wife and by eighteen she is a mother. From the stress of backbreaking labor and having to grow up so quickly, Sarah's hair begins to fall out! Instead of falling into despair, Sarah learns how to take care of her hair and invents her own recipe to encourage her hair to grow.

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From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the historical novel based on the life of Madam C.J. Walker: America's first self-made millionaire In Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business, Sarah Breedlove (AKA Madam C.J. Walker) reinvents and rebrands herself as a forceful entrepreneur whose products still dominate the black hair care industry today. Born on the same plantation where her parents were once enslaved--Sarah is the first child in her family born free. When Sarah is just a girl, she learns the value of hard work. She cooks, she cleans, she picks cotton, she does laundry, and she babysits. By fourteen, Sarah is a wife and by eighteen she is a mother. From the stress of backbreaking labor and having to grow up so quickly, Sarah's hair begins to fall out! Instead of falling into despair, Sarah learns how to take care of her hair and invents her own recipe to encourage her hair to grow.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Adenrele Ojo narrates the entrepreneur’s story with feeling…Ojo is especially skilled at creating engaging dialogue that entertains and informs young listeners…[A] lively narration.” AudioFile
“An inspiring story for any young girl waiting to make her mark on society.” Kirkus Reviews
“This lightly fictionalized account gives readers an opportunity to connect with Breedlove as a storied individual whose entrepreneurial prowess and support of black women continues to impact people today..” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Rebel Girls

Author Bio: Rebel Girls

Rebel Girls is an award-winning media company founded in 2012. Through a combination of thought-provoking content, stellar design, and business innovation, Rebel Girls is redefining the boundaries of indie publishing to inspire a global community of progressive families spanning seventy countries. Rebel Girls is home to a diverse and passionate group of rebels who work together in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Merida (Mexico), London, and Milan.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 1.46
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English