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|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|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|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
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. . . .