Madam C.J. Walker was born on a southern plantation; the first in her family to be born free. Her parents, both former slaves, could not afford to send her to school. That didn't stop her from becoming America's first female self-made millionaire. Her path through life took many turns, but she never gave up. Madma Walker was determined to improve her future. Along the way, she would help thousands of women start their own businesses. As success began to build, she gladly gave back to many charitable causes. Madam C.J. Walker was more than just a great businessperson. She was a life-long learner, a mentor to many, and an inspiration to entrepreneurs everywhere. The All About series is aimed for young, curious readers. All About Madam C.J. Walker has a Lexile of 1110, F&P level V, and is great for grades 4-6. A free teacher guide is also available at www.brpressbooks.com.