Wonderful Hair: The Beauty of Annie Malone

Forgotten today, Annie Turnbo Malone was an influential Black business leader in the early 20th century. She turned her personally developed hair care products into a successful industry,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 759.13
  • Copyright: 2022


“Gorgeous paintings of industry and determination, set to a story of a practical young woman who wanted people to feel good about themselves and was a pioneer of natural Black hair care products, this is a good choice for the elementary biography section.”—starred, School View →


“Marshall’s illustrations, a mosaic of rich colors, skillfully complement the text and convey the feel of the period while capturing Annie’s passion and the dignity of the women depicted. A rousing blueprint for economic self-determination and success.”—Kirkus View →