Who Was Helen Keller?

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Grosset & Dunlap, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 107 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  - kbrehm1 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this story for a few reasons. I liked the black and white illustrations throughout the story, especially the timeline because it helps students visualize the different dates overtime. The ... Read full review


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

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About the author (2003)

Gare Thompson has written numerous children's book. His specialty is historical fiction. He is also the author ebooks for Scholastic and biographies. A former educator, Gare has also written bestselling classroom programs. He lives in Massachusetts.

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

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