Eleanor Roosevelt

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This book introduces young readers to the life of Eleanor Roosevelt, beginning with her childhood in New York City, New York. Readers will become familiar with her courage as they learn about how she lost both her parents at a young age, attended Allenswood Academy in England, and later married Franklin Roosevelt. Details of Mrs. Roosevelt's years as First Lady, including her work on behalf of the rights of women, minorities, civil rights, New Deal programs, and World War II soldiers, are also discussed. The book also highlights her contributions toward promoting peace and justice throughout the world as a member of the United Nations. Informative sidebars and full-color photos accompany easy-to-read, engaging text. Includes timeline, fun facts, index, and glossary.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007120, JNF007070, JNF043000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2007-09-01
ISBN 9781599288000, 9781617848247
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 973.917092
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 117970
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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First Ladies Set 1 – School Library Journal

These brief biographies begin with each woman’s childhood, college life, and meeting her husband. . . . They delve into their professional and personal lives. . . . The author then describes the role each woman played in her husband’s political life, including campaigning and promoting her own issues, such as literacy and health care. Each text attempts to be balanced and includes difficult periods in these women’s lives. . . .

Author: Joanne Mattern