Vision of Beauty : The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Publisher SummaryA vision of dignity and freedom and a powerful role model for girls and women of all races
"This impressive picture book will delight young readers as it gives a sense of this remarkable woman and the times in which she lived." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)
"Lasky's engaging account moves smoothly through events in Walker's life. . . . The illustrations . . . are attractive and rich in historical detail." — BOOKLIST (starred review)
Having been born to former slaves, Sarah faced great social and financial difficulties in life, yet determined not to allow obstacles to deter her from her goals, Sarah went on to become a successful businesswoman as owner and operator of her own manufacturing company. Simultaneous.