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Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World (Graphic Biographies) Reviews

UPDATE TIME: 2019-02-10 
Review Score: 5 out of 5 star From 2 user ratings
ISBN:0736849696
LANGUAGE:English

" Full of interesting facts, although I do not love the art work. " said.

" Great introduction to one of the most hardworking first ladies of our history. Written like a comic book. " said.

" I really love Eleanor Roosevelt and think she is an incredible role model and person in history. I didn't think this book did her justice. It is probably a good place to start for some background, but I felt like her character was tampered down and so were her accomplishments. " said.

"Thank You Ryan Jacobson and illustradors Gordon Purcell and Barbara Schulz for this colorful, inspiring account of Eleanor Roosevelt. The book begins in the year 1892. A building near where I am reading is inscribed with this number, also 2 of my 16 great grandparents are recorded as being married that year. It's a blessing to be able to connect with history and the graceful works of the people who lived in the past. Thank You also for publishing in the two languages - Spanish and English.

Graphic Library en espanol. Eleanor Roosevelt Primera Dama del mundo.
Gracias Ryan Jacobson y los ilustradores Gordon Purcell y Barbara Schulz por este colorido e inspirador relato de Eleanor Roosevelt. El libro comienza en el año 1892. Un edificio cerca de donde estoy leyendo está inscrito con este número, también 2 de mis 16 bisabuelos se registran como casados ​​ese año. Es una bendición poder conectar con la historia y las obras elegantes de las personas que vivieron en el pasado. Gracias también por publicar en los dos idiomas: español e inglés. ~ a google translate

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"It's my duty to recognize her as the LEGEND she came to be and that she lived life and set standards with motivation, determination, tenacity, hard work, elegance and grace!

I applaud the nuance that the artist used to add to the written story:
-Remembering to show her giving a press conference to women only even though the fact was in the back of the book
-Her funeral making sure the black singer was there but in the back corner with a white guy scowling at her to show that at that time Jim Crow was still going to funerals
-The color of the crowd in the front at the Lincoln Memorial concert (above singer and above issue)
-FDR's mother's facial expressions in her cameos when he gets polio and at his funeral
-MANY OTHERS, ESPECIALLY THE CLOTHING, CHOICE OF "EXTRAS" AND THE SETTINGS...
but I saved my favorites for last:
-Her unique facial structure and the progressions of her hair as it aged stylishly
-Her just-below-the-knees skirt showing her still tight gams in her late 60s to the guys on the aircraft carrier headed to war!
BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY= ELEANOR'S HATS!! NO WOMAN OR MAN HAD OR WILL EVER HAVE ELEANOR'S KEENLY SUITED AND ALWAYS APPROPRIATE HAT GAME!!!
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" Full of interesting facts, although I do not love the art work. " said.

" Great introduction to one of the most hardworking first ladies of our history. Written like a comic book. " said.

" I really love Eleanor Roosevelt and think she is an incredible role model and person in history. I didn't think this book did her justice. It is probably a good place to start for some background, but I felt like her character was tampered down and so were her accomplishments. " said.

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