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Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Meltha - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

Another great biography by Russell Freedman, the Ken Burns of the literary world. "Franklin's encounter with polio changed him. For the first time in his life, he had suffered the agonies of pain and ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Trinna - Goodreads

Inspiring book, inspiring woman. I have learned so much from reading about her life. She had so many hard things happen in her life and yet she was so selfless and thought only of others. Great book, lots of pictures. I wish they would make a great movie about her life! Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Valerie Curtis - Goodreads

Written in 1993, this is an excellent book to get a background on how wonderful Eleanor was. It is written more for (possibly) young adults, but it was written well and describes many of the wonderful ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Amanda Delegram - Goodreads

Summary: Elanor Roosevelt was a very plain looking woman with an extraordinary personality. She spent her life helping other as much as possible and fighting for her own independence. She was very ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery (Clarion Nonfiction)

User Review  - Marion - Goodreads

This is a Newberry Honor Book, so it is written for children, but it's authoritative and an enjoyable quick-read. I had assumed that since it was written for young people it would not mention FDR's ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Ms. B - Goodreads

A thorough, well-researched photobiography about Eleanor by one of the best biographers today - Russell Freedman. Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery (Clarion Nonfiction)

User Review  - Holyn - Goodreads

This is a simple, easy to read biography of an amazing and awe inspiring woman. I am speechless, really, at all that I learned about her life - and all that she has accomplished. So much of what we ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - michelle.smith - LibraryThing

This biography about Eleanor Roosevelt was written in an inspiring format. I could picture in my head all the events listed withiin the covers of this book. She had a hard life dealing with the ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery (Clarion Nonfiction)

User Review  - Riley - Goodreads

(BIOGRAPHY/AUTOBIOGRAPHY) This book does an amazing job of telling the story of a woman who accomplished many different things in her lifetime. It touches on topics such as equal rights, first ladies ... Read full review


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