Eleanor Roosevelt and the Scary Basement

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Scary Basement

Illustrated by: Anna DiVito
For Ages: 5 - 7
As a girl Eleanor Roosevelt was scared of many things: swimming, mice, horses, robbers. Most of all she was scared of the dark. So when her aunt Edith asked for ice one night to soothe her scratchy throat, Eleanor froze. How could she get ice for her aunt since it was in the dank, dark basement? But Eleanor loved her aunt, and she knew what she must do: be brave.
  • Simon Spotlight | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689872051 | 
  • November 2006 | 
  • Grades K - 2 | 
  • Lexile 430L

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