Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit

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Holiday House, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 168 pages
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Provides a biography of the woman who graduated from college with honors and traveled around the world on behalf of the physically handicapped even though she had been blind and deaf since early childhood.

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Review: Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit

User Review  - Adriel - Goodreads

This is one of the few biographies of Helen Keller that discusses her political views, of being an advocate not only for the blind, but also for labor unions, women's suffrage and the socialist ... Read full review

Review: Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit

User Review  - Maljaidah4 - Goodreads

Helen Keller is usually recognized as a deaf and blind girl, but should also be admired for her courageous actions because she swam all her life and didn't fear the waves, she inspired many people and she fought for women's rights. Read full review

About the author (2001)

Laurie Lawlor has written popular historical fiction for children, including Addie Across the Prairie, Addie's Dakota Winter, and the American Sisters books. Her distinguished nonfiction includes Window on the West: The Frontier Photography of William Henry Jackson and Shadow Catcher: The Life and Work of Edward S. Curtis, and American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults and Golden Kite Honor Book for Nonfiction. She lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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