About The Author: Sally Valentine is a native of Rochester, New York, and has spent many years in the Rochester City School District as both a student and a teacher. While growing up, she lived in Rochester and spent a great deal of time at her grandmother’s farm in Orleans County. She attended SUNY at Albany for a BS in math education and then taught for 25 years. She also has an MS from Nazareth College. She currently lives in Walworth, and is an unapologetic booster of both Rochester and all of New York State.
Title: Martha the Hairpreneur co-authored with Jane Plitt
Genre: YA Creative NonFiction
Book Synopsis: This is a fictionalized young adult story of an extraordinary Canadian immigrant woman who transforms her life. It is a Cinderella/Rapunzel story with a twist . Martha Matilda Harper rescues herself and thousands of other poor women. Discover how and why she invents the first reclining shampoo chair and launches modern franchising and ends up with over 500 franchises worldwide. She came to the U.S with $60, a jug full of special hair tonic, a formula, and a determination to break out of servitude after 25 years. Cheer her on and be inspired to dare to pursue your own dreams.
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