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Eleanor Roosevelt : fighter for justice : her impact on the civil rights movement, the White House, and the world

Author: Ilene Cooper
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From a shy and fearful child, Eleanor Roosevelt grew up to be not only First Lady of the United States, but one of the most influential women in U.S. history. Hers is a remarkable story of doing the thing you think you cannot do in order to work for change and to better the lives of others. Come learn about Eleanor, who challenges everyone - no matter his or her talents or gifts - to live a useful and fulfilling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Nonfiction
Biography
History
Juvenile works
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Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilene Cooper
ISBN: 9781419722950 1419722956
OCLC Number: 1015270104
Description: vii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Granny --
Finding herself --
Losing herself --
A life to be lived --
Reaching out --
A new standard for understanding --
The spur --
It never hurts to be kind --
War clouds --
Fighting and dying --
Turning the page.
Responsibility: Ilene Cooper.

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