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
Great book, lots of pictures. - Goodreads
It is relatively short and easy to read. - Goodreads
The first way was with detailed characterization. - Goodreads

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This was mentioned in the children's literature textbook I'm using as an example of a good junior high to high school level biography. I actually found it in the regular, adult section of my library ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

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I thought Eleanor's life was filled with many memories and moments of trouble and moments of happiness. I did not know very much about her life, now I feel like I know her whole story. This book by ... Read full review

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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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