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Hallock Public Library j 921 KEL (Text) 35500003121355 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 0439095557
  • ISBN: 0439147514
  • Physical Description: 128 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, Inc., 2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: A biography, told using excerpts from her own writings, of the woman who successfully dealt with her own disabilities while trying to better the lives of other deaf and blind people.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Monthly Selections - #1 April 2001
    Reviewed with Sullivan's Abraham Lincoln. Gr. 3-5. In Their Own Words biographies focus on famous people who left a record of their own lives. Beginning with an explanation of the difference between primary and secondary sources, Sullivan seamlessly interweaves information about his subjects with excerpts from primary sources. In the case of Helen Keller, Sullivan uses her autobiographical works; for Lincoln, he draws on speeches and letters. Both Keller and Lincoln have been covered in numerous biographies for young people (Sullivan's own Picturing Lincoln was published last fall), but these volumes are still worthwhile. The short chapters, large print, simple vocabulary, straightforward narrative, and attractive illustrations, as well as the addition of the subjects' own words, make them fine choices for early-grade biographies. They fit nicely between David Adler's Picture Book Biography series books and more challenging volumes such as Russell Freedman's classic Lincoln: A Photobiography (1987). ((Reviewed April 1, 2001)) Copyright 2001 Booklist Reviews

Subject: Keller, Helen 1880-1968 Juvenile literature
Sullivan, Annie 1866-1936 Juvenile literature
Deafblind women United States Biography Juvenile literature
Keller, Helen 1880-1968
Sullivan, Annie 1866-1936
Blind
Deaf
People with disabilities
Women Biography
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