Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993 - 198 pages
23 Reviews
The intriguing story of Eleanor Roosevelt told by an award-winning author 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. 140 photos.
  

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I liked the fusion of photographs throughout the book. - Goodreads
I enjoyed the pictures a lot. - Goodreads
It is relatively short and easy to read. - Goodreads
The first way was with detailed characterization. - Goodreads
Great book, lots of pictures. - Goodreads
The pictures are also supportive. - Goodreads

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Jen Ozburn - Goodreads

I loved this book. Since Eleanor's life was quite complex and complicated, I would think it a challenge to present her life to young readers, yet Freedman narrates with both a look at the failures and ... Read full review

Review: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

User Review  - Sandy Neal - Goodreads

A wonderful biography of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Lots of photos, lots of history without being stuffy and boring. How a woman made a life for herself in circumstances she would not have chosen. Read full review

Contents

I
1
II
5
III
23
IV
47
V
63
VI
77
VII
97
VIII
115
IX
127
X
147
XI
169
XII
185
XIII
193
XIV
194
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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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