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Helen Keller : a determined life

Author: Elizabeth MacLeod
Publisher: Toronto, ON ; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces Helen Keller and tells of her childhood struggles with deafness and blindness which led her to a successful career as a public speaker, writer, and champion of rights for the disabled.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Helen Keller; Annie Sullivan; Helen Keller; Annie Sullivan; Helen Keller; Annie Sullivan
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth MacLeod
ISBN: 1553375092 9781553375098 1553375084 9781553375081
OCLC Number: 82370060
Target Audience: For ages 8 to 12.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Meet Helen Keller --
Young Helen --
Darkness --
"Miss Spitfire" Sullivan --
W-A-T-E-R --
Away to school --
College girl --
New life and love --
Stage star! --
Cross-country fundraiser --
Life without teacher --
World traveler --
Looking toward the future --
Helen's life at a glance --
Visit Helen/Index.
Responsibility: written by Elizabeth MacLeod ; [illustrations of Helen Keller by Barbara Spurll].

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This book in the Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History series introduces the unique and inspiring woman who worked all her life helping to educate others about people with disabilities.  Read more...

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Tells Keller s story in a readable, sometimes fictionalized narrative ? includes many well-known facts about Keller s life as well as a few less-familiar details. Suited to reluctant readers."

 
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