Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Book - 2005
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Research has found that the majority of middle school students have not reached a proficient reading level and that there are few age-appropriate resources available for older struggling readers. the new and innovative, Just the Facts Biographies series, which offers more than 100 pages on the lives of some of history's most important and influential figures, addresses these concerns by presenting biographies written at a 3rd grade level, but designed for middle school students. Each biography has been assessed by an educational expert to ensure that it enhances students' comprehension and vocabulary, enabling struggling readers to gain the practice and skills necessary to become more proficient readers and progress to a higher reading level. Oprah Winfrey overcame a difficult childhood to become the "Queen of Talk," with the highest-rated talk show in history. She has been awarded the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host seven times and the Oprah Winfrey Show is broadcast in 119 countries. Follow her life from living in poverty in rural Mississippi to becoming the first African-American woman billionaire.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Learner Publications, 2005
ISBN: 9780822524724
0822524724
Characteristics: 112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm

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