Who Was Helen Keller?

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Grosset & Dunlap, Aug 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
38 Reviews
At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many amazing things. This inspiring illustrated biography is perfect for young middle-grade readers. Black-and-white line drawings throughout, sidebars on related topics such as Louis Braille, a timeline, and a bibliography enhance readers' understanding of the subject.

Illustrated by John O'Brien.

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User Review  - Katie Faye - Goodreads

Its cool how she can read but cant see! Read full review

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User Review  - Megan Staten - Goodreads

This is a really great way for intermediate students to learn about Helen Keller. It does not read like a normal biography and is more interesting for the students. Read full review

Contents

Who Was Helen Keller?
Helen Teaches Herself 16
Annie Sullivan Arrives 32

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About the author (2003)

Gare Thompson lives in Lunenberg, Massachusetts. Elizabeth Wolf lives in Boise, Idaho.

Ann Abramson lives in New York, New York. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.