Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for JusticeHer Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World
Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young readers how the former First Lady evolved from a poor little rich girl to a protector and advocate for those without a voice. Though now seen as a cultural icon, she was a woman deeply insecure about her looks and her role in the world. But by recognizing her fears and constantly striving to overcome her prejudices, she used her proximity to presidents and her own power to aid in the fight for Civil Rights and other important causes. This biography gives readers a fresh perspective on her extraordinary life. It includes a timeline, biography, index, and many historic photographs.
Ilene Cooper is the award-winning writer of many acclaimed children's books, including Jewish Holidays All Year Round, The Golden Rule, and A Woman in the House (and Senate). She lives in Chicago.