DK Biography (Paperback)

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Photographic Story of a Life

By Kem Knapp Sawyer

DK Children, 9780756614966, 128pp.

Publication Date: February 20, 2006

List Price: 6.99*
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DK's Biography series for young readers features one of the best-known and most inspiring women of the 20th century — Eleanor Roosevelt. A biography of the First Lady who, despite her shyness, followed her conscience and devoted her life to helping others and working for peace.

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About the Author

Kem Knapp Sawyer is an author who has written everything from travel articles to young adult books. Her work has appeared in the St. Louis Patch Dispatch, the Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, Scholastic News, and Cobblestone. Some of her books include biographies of Abigail Adams, Anne Frank, Nelson Mandela, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Lucretia Mott. Sawyer has also written a novel, Freedom Calls: Journey of a Slave Girl.