Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993 - 198 pages
21 Reviews
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 enjoyed the pictures a lot. - Goodreads
Great book, lots of pictures. - Goodreads
The pictures are also supportive. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Joy - Goodreads

1994 Newbery Honor Book This was a very interesting biography about the famous first wife of FDR. She has a very interesting backstory. She was a rich girl but she was raised by relatives a lot ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Katrina - Goodreads

This is a children's biography and Newberry honor book. It is the story of the life and achievements of Elanor Roosevelt. This book was very factual and non-biased, stating the straight fact about her ... 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 has received nearly every children's literature award, including the Newbery Medal, several Newbery Honors, and the Sibert Medal, as well as a National Humanities Medal and the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award. He lives in New York City and travels widely to research his books.

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