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
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"With steady pacing, narrator Laurel Lefkow chronicles the life of Eleanor Roosevelt through the lens of the Civil Rights movement, giving listeners a fresh perspective on this famous first lady. Lefkow's tone changes accordingly as she describes the challenges Eleanor faced throughout her life, including the loss of her parents, her husband's medical issues after contracting polio, and the negative press she received from championing causes such as equal opportunity for African-Americans. Listeners will be inspired by the Eleanor's passionate nature as she worked to help make the lives of her fellow Americans better while overcoming what she perceived as personal shortcomings. M.D. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"
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