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Eleanor Roosevelt : a life of discovery

Author: Russell Freedman
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A photobiography of the first wife of a president to have a public life and career of her own. 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.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Curriculum resource
Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Freedman, Russell.
Eleanor Roosevelt.
New York : Clarion Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)622262882
Named Person: Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman
ISBN: 0899198627 9780899198620 0395845203 9780395845202 9781435286030 1435286030 9780758702609 0758702604 9780329013509 0329013505
OCLC Number: 26302438
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1994.
Boston Globe-Horn book award for nonfiction.
Golden Kite award for nonfiction.
ALA notable book.
YALSA best book for young adults.
Description: 198 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: First lady --
Poor little rich girl --
Mademoiselle Souvestre --
Cousin Franklin --
Conventional society matron --
The education of Eleanor Roosevelt --
Friendship and politics --
A President's wife --
Partners --
The war years --
On her own.
Responsibility: Russell Freedman.
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A photobiography of the first wife of a president to have a public life and career of her own. 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.

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