August 12, 2011

Helen's Eyes

by Marfé Ferguson Delano

Many people know the story of Helen Keller, but few know about the life of her “miracle worker”. This photobiography shines a light on Sullivan’s story, enabling readers to truly understand her extraordinary achievements and to fully grasp what she meant to Helen. Emotional and inspiring, it should be read alongside Sarah Miller's Miss Spitfire.

For more information about Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller, visit the website of the American Foundation for the Blind.

Also read My Heart Glow: Alice Cogswell, Thomas Gallaudet, and the Birth of American Sign LanguageIt's about a girl named Alice who was the inspiration behind the creation of schools for the deaf in the United States.

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