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Miss Spitfire : reaching Helen Keller

Author: Sarah Elizabeth Miller
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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At age twenty-one, partially-blind, lonely but spirited Annie Sullivan travels from Massachusetts to Alabama to try and teach six-year-old Helen Keller, deaf and blind since age two, self-discipline and communication skills. Includes historical notes and timeline.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Annie Sullivan; Helen Keller; Helen Keller; Annie Sullivan; Helen Keller; Annie Sullivan
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Elizabeth Miller
ISBN: 9781416925422 9781442408517 1442408510 1416925422 9781428747586 1428747583
OCLC Number: 70176770
Target Audience: 010-012.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Miller.
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Miller tells the inspiring story of Annie Sullivan, Helen Keller's teacher, told from Annie's point of view, in this ALA Best Book for Young Adults.  Read more...

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