This is a biography that is outstanding for its candor and objectivity as well as for the smooth integration of personal and political details into a coherent protrait of the man and of the major events that affected his political life.
Traces the life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt from his birth in 1882 through his youth, early political career, and presidency to his death in Warm Springs, Georgia, in 1945.
Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for LINCOLN: A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, the Sibert Medal, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City.
"It's the photo essay at its best." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review