for Oprah Winfrey by Renée Watson, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger, and Gillian Flint
In this chapter book biography by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Renée Watson, readers learn about the amazing life of Oprah Winfrey--and how she persisted.
When Oprah Winfrey was growing up, her family expected her to become a maid like her grandmother. But she had different dreams. She went after them and turned her dreams into reality, becoming a media superstar and inspiring countless other people along the way.
Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton, black-and-white illustrations throughout, and a list of ways that readers can follow in Oprah Winfrey's footsteps and make a difference!
And don't miss out on the rest of the books in the She Persisted series, featuring so many more women who persisted!
Praise for She Persisted: Oprah Winfrey
* This is a lively introduction to the life of a woman who beat many odds to become successful. . . . A highly recommended addition to this stellar series. --Kirkus Reviews, *STARRED REVIEW*
A must purchase for all libraries. --School Library Journal