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Who is Oprah Winfrey? / by Barbara Kramer ; illustrated by Dede Putra.

Kramer, Barbara, author. (Author). Putra, Dede (Illustrator), illustrator. (Added Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Godel Memorial-Warren Library j 921 WIN (Text) 35500006202285 New Checked out 09/09/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524787516
  • ISBN: 1524787515
  • ISBN: 9781524787509
  • ISBN: 1524787507
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Farm girl -- City life -- New opportunities -- Hard times in Baltimore -- Welcome to Chicago -- Soaring higher -- Making changes -- Helping others -- New directions -- The master of media.
Summary, etc.: "The story of how a young Southern girl who was raised on a pig farm became one of the most influential and inspiring people in the world. We all know Oprah Winfrey as a talk-show host, actress, producer, media mogul, and philanthropist, but the "Queen of Talk" wasn't always so fortunate. She suffered through a rough childhood and went on to use her personal struggles as motivation. Oprah's kindness, resilience, and determination are just some of the many reasons why her viewers -- and people all around the world -- love her. The richest African American person of the twentieth century, Oprah is often described as the most influential woman in the world." -- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: Ages: 8-12.
Author Notes

Barbara Kramer is an author who has writiten several biographies for children and young adults. She lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Subject: Winfrey, Oprah > Juvenile literature.
Television personalities > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American television personalities > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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