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The Courage of Helen Keller

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Recounts how the young Helen Keller, left blind and deaf by a childhood illness, learned to communicate with the world.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published January 1st 1982 by Troll Communications
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Julia Jasztal
Jan 08, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I was surprised Julia knew as much as she did about Helen Keller when we started reading this. At first she wasn't positive she was remembering the same person but it was and it amazed me. I doubt I knew Keller's name at 6, much less more.
I'm always a bit tentative with a book like this and my daughter. I would have gagged if anyone tried to read this to be at 6. I didn't want to read history, even though now it's a huge interest of mine. I wanted to read what I wanted
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Eva Leger
Jan 19, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I was surprised Julia knew as much as she did about Helen Keller when we started reading this. At first she wasn't positive she was remembering the same person but it was and it amazed me. I doubt I knew Keller's name at 6, much less more.
I'm always a bit tentative with a book like this and my daughter. I would have gagged if anyone tried to read this to be at 6. I didn't want to read history, even though now it's a huge interest of mine. I wanted to read what I wanted to read and I'm always sca
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Madie Marie
Mar 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Biography book number 2- The book started off talking about Helen Keller's first birthday. It talks about how she got sick with a bad fever and with the lack of technology and medicine that they had, she was able to get better but was blind and deaf. She was unable to communicate with others and would throw tantrums and pinch and hit because she did not know how to communicate with others. Helen's mother heard of a teacher named Annie that could help Helen so they hired her. Annie came and disci ...more
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