Eleanor Roosevelt: An Inspiring Life

People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice
Author(s):
Elizabeth MacLeod
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Kids Can Press, Limited
ISBN:
978-1553377788
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice

The book describes Roosevelt’s privileged but sad childhood, her marriage, political and family life, and post-FDR humanitarian work. The importance of Roosevelt’s contributions to the world are emphasized, including her work on civil rights, women’s rights, and her role in creating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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