Heroes of Black History
Oprah Winfrey is one of the richest and most influential women in the United States. But she began her life in poverty and endured some terrible experiences in childhood before her father helped her turn her life around. This absorbing volume traces Winfrey's life from her difficult childhood to her early success and her rise to fame and fortune. Age-appropriate text covers important social studies content while colorful photographs enliven the reading experience. Sidebars and a detailed timeline support the main text.