Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice (Hardcover)

Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World

By Ilene Cooper

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419722950, 192pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/24/2019)
Compact Disc (8/7/2018)
MP3 CD (8/7/2018)

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About the Author

Ilene Cooper is the award-winning writer of many acclaimed children’s books, including Jewish Holidays All Year Round, The Golden Rule, and A Woman in the House (and Senate). She lives in Chicago.

Praise For Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice: Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World

"An eye-opening journey through Eleanor Roosevelt’s life, career, and social justice work . . . The author’s meticulous research creates a realistic portrayal of Roosevelt by including her achievements and also recognizing the limitations of her upbringing and status which affected Roosevelt’s social justice work . . . An engaging biography that will greatly enhance middle school collections."

— School Library Journal

"Engaging and thought provoking."

— School Library Connection

"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

"An indisputably timely book."

— Publishers Weekly

"A worthwhile introduction to one of America’s most prominent social activists."

— The Horn Book

"Ilene Cooper's Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice is an inspiring account of Eleanor Roosevelt's untiring involvement with the major issues of her time."

— Shelf Awareness

"Cooper claims her own authorial turf by focusing on Eleanor Roosevelt’s championing of civil rights."

— The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books