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Eleanor, Quiet No More

"Do something every day that scares you."  Those words are on the endpapers of this striking new biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.  For young readers, this beautifully-illustrated book combines Roosevelt's own words with biographical details to show a lonely child who grows into a strong, wise woman.  Don't disregard this book because it's shelved in the Children's Room!  It's a lovely piece of writing and artwork.  This thoughtful book ends with Roosevelt's words:  "I have never felt that anything really mattered but knowing that you stood for the things in which you believed and had done the very best you could."

 

Book

Eleanor, Quiet No More: The Life of Eleanor Roosevelt
9780786851416


Eleanor, Quiet No More

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"Do something every day that scares you."  Those words are on the endpapers of this striking new biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.  For young readers, this beautifully-illustrated book combines Roosevelt's own words with biographical details to show a lonely child who grows into a strong, wise woman.  Don't disregard this book because it's shelved in the Children's Room!  It's a lovely piece of writing and artwork.  This thoughtful book ends with Roosevelt's words:  "I have never felt that anything really mattered but knowing that you stood for the things in which you believed and had done the very best you could."

 

Book

Eleanor, Quiet No More: The Life of Eleanor Roosevelt
9780786851416

Posted by Sue Warner at 05/26/2009 02:23:41 PM