Viking, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
In the tradition of her award-winning Emily, two-time Caldecott winner Barbara cooney presents a lively, moving portrait of one of our most beloved First Ladies. With meticulous research and clarity of vision, Cooney recreates the worlds that shaped the life of Eleanor Roosevelt, from the daunting grandeur of a 19th century ballroom to the simple humanity revealed at a Christmas dinner for the poor. Full color.
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Review: EleanorUser Review - Steve Warnick - Goodreads
A wonderful children's book that doesn't dumb down history or candy coat death and struggle. I learned a lot and there is enough in this book to keep my four year old asking questions. The age says ... Read full review
Review: EleanorUser Review - Haley Fussell - Goodreads
The book Eleanor by Barbara Cooney details the childhood of the famed first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. This book tells of her childhood that was very lackluster. Her parents were not excited to have a ... Read full review