Book


Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?


By Gare Thompson

Reading Level: Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction, Biography
Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap 2004

A biography of a woman who served as First Lady for the longest time, and who was the first President's wife to speak out about important issues.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.