Monday, October 11, 2010

October 11 Birthday: Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and humanitarian
Oct. 11, 1884-Nov. 7, 1962

Eleanor by Barbara Cooney (Viking, 1996)

In spite of her painful childhood, Eleanor Roosevelt's young adulthood was transformative. Readers will see signs of the greatness that was to come.

The Franklin Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum web site provides visitors information about the "First Lady of the World."