Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice

Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World



ISBN: 9781419736834 Categories: ,

Ilene Cooper


The riveting story of the most influential first lady in American history: Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young readers a different side of the former first lady. Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was a politician, activist, diplomat, and the longest-serving first lady of the United States. But she was more than that. She was a protector and advocate for those without a voice, speaking out on the labor movement and civil rights. Though now seen as a cultural icon, she was a woman who was deeply insecure about her looks and her role in the world. She recognized her own prejudices and constantly strove to overcome them. Eleanor Roosevelt set the standard for the role of the first lady, and this biography gives young readers a fresh perspective on her extraordinary life. It includes an excerpt of one of her speeches, endnotes, a bibliography, and an index.

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Weight 198 g
Dimensions 13.9 x 20.9 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 October 2019
Number of pages 200
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 13.9 x 20.9 cm
Weight 198 g


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Ilene Cooper has written many acclaimed children's books, including Jewish HolidaysAll Year Round, The Golden Rule, and A Woman in the House (and Senate). She lives in Highland Park, Illinois.