Learning about the lives of others and what made them courageous and brave is important to school age children
Eleanor, Quiet No More: The Life of Eleanor Roosevelt
by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Gary Kelley
Hyperion Books for Children 2009
Ages: 7 to 10
With fascinating quotes from diaries, Doreen Rappaport in her elegant style writes a biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, whose life was a beacon for women everywhere. "We must be able to disagree and to consider new ideas and not be afraid." With important dates, selected research sources, and interesting facts, this biography should be the first introduction to this great lady.