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A Daughter of the Seine: The Life of Madame Roland
Madame Roland's life coincides with the French Revolution. The historical biography describes the childhood, married life, and tragic execution by guillotine of this remarkable woman. Madame Roland is intelligent and strongly supports the revolution, and her salon is depicted as the headquarters of much political activity.
- Nonfiction, History, Biography
- John Newbery Medal 1930 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9789997488893
Gandhi, Fighter Without a SwordFrom an upper-class life in India, Gandhi travels to England where he becomes a lawyer. Later he goes to South Africa and becomes involved in fighting for civil liberties. Back in India, Gandhi spends the remainder of his life leading the nonviolent independence movement, which finally brings freedom to India and martyrdom to Gandhi.
- Nonfiction, World History, Biography
- John Newbery Medal 1951 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780688213237
Leader By Destiny: George Washington, Man and PatriotNot a man who plans what he wants but rather one who allows things to shape him and his future, George Washington lives a life full of adventure and responsibility as he grows up. The fifty-two years of his life that Eaton covers contain much of the history and many of the famous people of his time.
- John Newbery Medal 1939 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780152441760
Lone Journey: The Life of Roger WilliamsFrom childhood onward, Roger Williams is a champion for religious freedom. Again and again he speaks out for separation of church and state, risking his own life
- Nonfiction, Biography
- John Newbery Medal 1945 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780152484729