A Notable Life Series reflects America's rich cultural diversity by introducing young readers to important, noteworthy historical and contemporary men and women of different ethnic heritages. Young readers get an overview of the person's life and learn how they were shaped by the circumstances and times in which they lived or live. Children gain an understanding of how these men and women set goals, faced challenges, and accomplished their goals through hard work, persistence and faith in themselves.
"Mary Oluonye brings Madam Walker's story to life in a way that will inspire young readers to follow their own dreams for success." A"Lelia Bundles, Madam Walker biographer and great-great-granddaughter