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Lakin, Patricia

Summary: A true incident in the life of young Helen Keller in which she gets stuck in a storm and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, rescues her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.4 Lak

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse of seven girls from different time periods who used math to explore the mysteries of the universe and grew up to do innovate work that changed history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ATK

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Thompson, Gare.

Summary: A biography of the woman who, with the assistance of her devoted teacher Annie Sullivan, achieved success and fame despite being blind and deaf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Delano, Marfe Ferguson.

Summary: Photographs and text present the life and accomplishments of the young woman who overcame a poverty-stricken childhood, family tragedy, and failing eyesight to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SUL

Hurwitz, Johanna.

Summary: A biography of the blind and deaf girl who overcame both handicaps with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE HUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JBR BLUE Hur

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED HUR

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: " We can all be heroes. That's the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer When Helen Keller was very young, she got a rare disease that made her deaf and blind. Suddenly, she couldn't see or hear at all, and it was hard for her to communicate with anyone. But when she was six years old, she met someone who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Albee, Sarah

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the deaf and blind woman who overcame her disabilities with the help of teacher Anne Sullivan to become a writer and speaker.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Introduces Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, focusing on their relationship and interspersed with letters that Annie wrote home detailing Helen's early communication progress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Hunter, Nigel.

Summary: Recounts the achievements of the woman who overcame the handicaps of being blind and deaf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bookwright Press 1986

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 KEL

Salerni, Dianne K.

Summary: In this alternate version of 1898 New York City, where ghosts are common household nuisances, young Eleanor and Alice Roosevelt battle the fierce spirits that are threatening their family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SAL

Garrett, Leslie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Bryant, Jennifer.

Summary: From the Publisher: A Junior Library Guild Selection. Willie loved to write-words gave him freedom and peace. But he also knew that he needed to earn a living, so when he grew up he went off to medical school and became a doctor-one of the busiest men in town! Yet he never stopped writing. In this picture book biography of poet William Carlos Williams, Jen Bryant's engaging prose and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Williams 2008

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: An introduction to the life and legacy of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KELLER RAP

Dubois, Muriel L.

Summary: A biography of Helen Keller, an author and activist for people with disabilities who was born in 1880 and lost her sight and hearing to an illness in 1882.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 KEL

Berne, Emma Carlson.

Summary: Profiles the woman who, with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, overcame the limitations of being both blind and deaf to become an author and an advocate for the rights of people with disabilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Garrett, Leslie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Biography of Helen Keller, from her early days as a deaf and mute infant, to those as an adult who achieved great academic success in spite of her challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Fuller, Alexandra

Summary: In this sequel to Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, the author returns to Africa and the story of her unforgettable family. In this book she braids a multilayered narrative around the perfectly lit, Happy Valley era Africa of her mother's childhood; the boiled cabbage grimness of her father's English childhood; and the darker, civil war torn Africa of her own childhood. At its heart, this is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FULLER, NICOLA Ful

Fuller, Alexandra

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In this sequel to Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, the author returns to Africa and the story of her unforgettable family. In this book she braids a multilayered narrative around the perfectly lit, Happy Valley era Africa of her mother's childhood; the boiled cabbage grimness of her father's English childhood; and the darker, civil war torn Africa of her own childhood. At its heart, this is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FULLER, NICOLA FUL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Fuller 2011

Fuller, Alexandra

Summary: This engaging follow-up explores Fuller's parents' childhoods and charts the trajectories of their lives through all the British couple's experiences in war-torn Africa. With the same sharply etched narrative that has earned the author such immense praise, Fuller expands on and offers new insights into her family's remarkable trials and successes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 FULLER, NICOLA Ful

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