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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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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