Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit

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Holiday House, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 168 pages
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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HELEN KELLER: Rebellious Spirit

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Helen Keller was a hero and an icon in her own age as well as in ours: she lost her sight and hearing at 19 months; she was brought into the world of language by a young and fiercely determined ... Read full review

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Born June 27, 1880 to Kate and Captain Arthur Keller at their Ivy Green family home in Alabama, Helen Keller grew up to be what some called a modern day saint. She was born seeing and hearing, the ... Read full review


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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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