Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993 - 198 pages
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Freedman's detailed exploration of Mrs. Roosevelt's life and career reveals a woman who genuinely cared about people. A strong advocate of human rights and world peace, Mrs. Roosevelt represented her husband in places where he could not go. Photos. A 1994 Newbery Honor Book.
  

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I liked the fusion of photographs throughout the book. - Goodreads
I enjoyed the pictures a lot. - Goodreads
It is relatively short and easy to read. - Goodreads
The first way was with detailed characterization. - Goodreads
Great book, lots of pictures. - Goodreads
The pictures are also supportive. - Goodreads

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Jen Ozburn - Goodreads

I loved this book. Since Eleanor's life was quite complex and complicated, I would think it a challenge to present her life to young readers, yet Freedman narrates with both a look at the failures and ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Sandy Neal - Goodreads

A wonderful biography of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Lots of photos, lots of history without being stuffy and boring. How a woman made a life for herself in circumstances she would not have chosen. Read full review

Contents

First Lady
1
Mademoiselle Souvestre
23
Cousin Franklin
37
The Education of Eleanor Roosevelt
65
Friendship and Politics
79
A Presidents Wife
97
Partners
115
The War Years
129
On Her Own
147
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Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for LINCOLN: A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, the Sibert Medal, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City.

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