Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

by Russell Freedman


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A 1994 Newbery Honor Book 

The intriguing story of Eleanor Roosevelt traces the life of the former First Lady from her early childhood through the tumultuous years in the White House to her active role in the founding of the United Nations after World War II. A Newberry Honor Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395845202
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 04/14/1997
Series: Clarion Nonfiction
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 374,780
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.54(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

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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"Freedman has created a sensitive biography of Eleanor Roosevelt—certainly sympathetic but not overly adulatory; it captures her spirit. The beautifully crafted text flows smoothly and is accompanied by over one hundred black-and-white photographs portraying Roosevelt at every age. Young readers will find inspiration, hope, and guidance in the life of the outstanding woman. Bib., ind."—Copyright © 1994 The Horn Book, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"Freedman at his best: a splendid achievement." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

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