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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fuller, Alexandra

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The author describes her childhood in Africa during the Rhodesian civil war of 1971 to 1979, relating her life on farms in southern Rhodesia, Milawi, and Zambia with an alcoholic mother and frequently absent father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2003

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

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

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Fuller, Alexandra

Summary: Alexandra Fuller tells the idiosyncratic story of her life growing up white in rural Rhodesia as it was becoming Zimbabwe. The daughter of hardworking, yet strikingly unconventional English-bred immigrants, Alexandra arrives in Africa at the tender age of two. She moves through life with a hardy resilience, even as a bloody war approaches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 FULLER, ALEXANDRA FUL

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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Gibson, William

Summary: A text of the television play, intended for reading, of Anne Sullivan Macy's attempts to teach her pupil, Helen Keller, to communicate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1957

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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

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

Kimmel, Haven

Summary: A continuation of the memoir "A Girl Named Zippy" follows the story of her mother, Delonda, who reinvents her life by returning to college and losing fifty pounds, while Zippy continues to work out the dynamic of their nuclear family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.6 KIM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.6 Kim

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

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