Helen Keller by Laurie Lawlor
Rebellious Spirit

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A biography that sheds new light on this extraordinary woman.
 

About Laurie Lawlor

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Laurie Lawlor has published more than thirty books for children andyoung adults. "Magnificent Voyage: An American Adventurer on Captain James Cook's Final Expedition" was a "VOYA" Nonfiction Honor Book called"fascinating" by the "New York Times". "Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit" was named an American Library Association Notable Book and a Best Book for Young Adults. "Shadow Catcher: The Life and Work of Edward S. Curtis" won a Golden Kite Honor Award and the Carl Sandburg Award. Ms. Lawlor lives in Evanston, Illinois.
 
Published March 14, 2001 by Holiday House. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books.

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Helen Keller was a hero and an icon in her own age as well as in ours: she lost her sight and hearing at 19 months;

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Lawlor's (Window on the West: The Frontier Photography of William Henry Jackson) use of liberal quotes from Keller's own writing and objective analysis of both Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, offer insight into her subject's character and experience.

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