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Recounting her mischievous nature, her little known romance, and her trials with her teacher and the public, this biography sheds new light on this extraordinary woman.
A biography detailing Helen Keller's adventurous life as she worked tirelessly to lead the way for handicapped people.
Helen Keller was deaf and blind, but went on to learn and teach and advocate.
When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity.
A young deaf child who loves to run and jump and play is affectionately described by her older sister.
Jessi has the lead role in a ballet, and the lead role in helping a new family feel welcome in Stoneybrook, by learning a secret language for a very special child.
In the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal, a deaf Sherpa boy proves himself to his family by rescuing the family's yaks.
A deaf fourth-grader finds her true calling when she is cast as Dorothy in a school production of The Wizard of Oz.
A real-life look at David, who is blind and deaf, as he begins kindergarten.
Moses and his friends enjoy the first day of school at their special school for the deaf and hard of hearing, where they use sign language to talk to each other.
Moses and his schoolmates, all deaf, attend a concert where the percussionist is also deaf.
Experience the Big Apple's Circus of the Senses Moses and his family are going to the circus. Not just any circus but the Big Apple's Circus of the Senses!
"She's practically perfect," Megan said thoughtfully. She repeated the new girl's name, practicing the way Ms. Endee had written it on the whiteboard. Alexis Powell.
Ice cream warms the heart, no matter what the weather. That's the Dobson family motto. Whenever things get tough, they break out the special heart-shaped bowls and make sundaes.
When Ruby's cousin Flying Duck emigrates from China to live with her, Ruby decides the best thing about Flying Duck is that she is a great new friend. BUT the worst thing about Flying Duck is that now, no one speaks English at home.
A deaf child helps pass information along the Underground Railroad using a paintbrush and a panoramic egg.
Introduces the reader to the different types of service dogs and the ways they help their partners.
Simple text describe the condition of deafness and some of the everyday activities of children who are deaf.
A man is changed into a flea and must bring his future parents together in order to become human again. A woman convinces a river god to cure her sick son, but the remedy has mixed consequences.
Lee, a jazz pianist, has to leave his band when he begins losing his hearing, but he meets a deaf saxophone player in a sign language class and together they form a snazzy new band.
A young boy tells the story of his deaf father who loved working as a printer for a major newspaper but was saddened by the fact that his hearing coworkers ignored him because he couldn't talk.--School Library Journal.
A readable, interesting biography of the famous inventor, paying equal attention to his scientific achievements, his personal life, and his lifelong work with the deaf. There are several odd omissions, though, including why Bell adopted the middle name Graham; the spilled-acid aspect of the first telephone message and Bell's demonstration of the telephone before Queen Victoria.
A biography of the woman who taught a deaf-blind girl how to communicate with others.
The story of Helen Keller's great teacher, Anne Sullivan Macy
At age two, Helen Keller became deaf and blind. She lived in a world of silence and darkness and she spent the rest of her life struggling to break through it. But with the help of teacher Annie Sullivan, Helen learned to read, write, and do many amazing things.
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