Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice


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A biography with a fresh perspective focusing on the former first lady's fight for Civil Rights

By Ilene Cooper Read by Laurel Lefkow Biographies & Memoirs / History - United States / Juvenile Nonfiction English, Unabridged 2h 58m Sell Sheet Also available on
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							Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice: Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World

Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young listeners how the former First Lady evolved from a poor little rich girl to a protector and advocate for those without a voice. Although 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 listeners a fresh perspective on her extraordinary life. 

A supplemental PDF containing historic photographs is included.
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"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." - AudioFile

Starred Review. "An engaging biography that will greatly enhance middle school collections." - School Library Journal

"This biography of Eleanor Roosevelt portrays her as a tireless champion of the underdog and a high-profile advocate for civil and human rights...A muscular and admiring profile in moral courage." - Kirkus Reviews