Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 198 pages
A photobiography of the first wife of a president to have a public life and career of her own.
 

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This biography about Eleanor Roosevelt was written in an inspiring format. I could picture in my head all the events listed withiin the covers of this book. She had a hard life dealing with the ... Read full review

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: A Life of Discovery

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A timid child from a dysfunctional family, Eleanor Roosevelt became a courageous woman whose career was propelled by a series of devastating events: FDR's polio, his relationship with Lucy Mercer, his ... 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 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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