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 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.

Product Details

Published by Abrams Books for Young Readers
August 7, 2018 | 192 pages | Ages 10–14

Available in hardcover, ebook, and audiobook


"A muscular and admiring profile in moral courage."
Kirkus Reviews

"An indisputably timely book."
Publishers Weekly

* "Engaging and thought provoking."
School Library Journal, starred review


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