On Eleanor

“Profusely illustrated and containing a comprehensive bibliography and an index, this biography of one of the century's most influential women is both a useful reference source and an enjoyable reading experience,” Mildred Hart writes in Children’s Literature.

For Kliatt Mary Ellen Snodgrass says, “A warm and factual photo-bio of Eleanor Roosevelt….Insightful commentary into the subject's humanity dominates the summation of her chairing of the UN Human Rights Commission. Recommended for junior high school students.” Mary Ellen Snodgrass.

A longer review--and a discussion of Eleanor's life and contributions--appears here: One excerpt: "Sawyer does an excellent job of showing how the little girl who was considered an "ugly duckling" and had little confidence in herself became a force to be reckoned with on not only the national stage but the world arena as well."