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The following books are highly recommended by the staff of FDR’s Little White House. These titles should be available from your local library.

All the following titles can be bought at the Little White House Gift Shop. Please call 706-655-2311 or send an email inquiry about any title you may be interested in:
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

Back of the Little White House, c. 1930s

Entrance to Warm Springs Foundation, c. 1930s



Franklin Delano Roosevelt, by Russell Freedman. Clarion Books, New York: 1990 ~ A biography.

Eleanor Roosevelt, by Russell Freedman. Clarion Books, New York: 1993 ~ A biography.


Eleanor Roosevelt, by Blanche Wiesen Cook. Viking Penguin, New York: 1994 and 1999 ~ A two-volume biography of the “First Lady of the World”.

No Ordinary Time, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Simon and Schuster: 1994 ~ A well-written and detailed account of FDR and ER during the War years.

FDR’s Splendid Deception, by Hugh Gregory Gallagher. Vandamere Press, New York: 1999 ~ An interesting account of the efforts of FDR, his staff and the media to disguise the extent of his disability.

Blackbird – Fly Away, by Hugh Gregory Gallagher. Vandamere Press: New York ~ The personal account of a polio survivor’s struggle as a disabled person in an able-bodied world.

The Roosevelt Cousins, by Linda Donn. Alfred A. Knoph, New York: 2001 ~ A story of the oyster Bay and Hudson River Roosevelts growing up together (1882-1924).

The Roosevelt Women, by Betty Boyd Caroli. Basic Books, New York: 1998 ~ The Roosevelt women as mothers, wives and beyond.

The Roosevelts, by Peter Collier. Simon and Schuster, New York: 1994 ~ A detailed accounting of the Roosevelts, both Oyster Bay and Hudson River, including the younger generation.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Great Speeches, edited by John Grafton. Dover, Inc., New York: 1999 ~ A third edition of 27 of FDR's finest speeches.

Rosie the Riveter, by Penny Colman. Cown Publishers, New York: 1995 ~ A history of women working on the home front during WWII.


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