Who Was Helen Keller?

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Penguin, Aug 25, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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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  - sconne7 - LibraryThing

When I was a child I was always fascinated by Hellen Keller. This book breaks up Hellen Keller's life successfully through short chapters that are easy to read for young children. The author explores ... Read full review

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User Review  - meblack19 - LibraryThing

This was a good book and a pretty easy read. The language was simple, telling me that it is meant for a younger audience. The book told the story of Helen Keller from the time she was born to when she ... Read full review


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A former educator, Gare Thompson has written bestselling classroom programs as well as numerous children's books. His specialty is historical fiction. Thompson lives in Massachusetts.

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