Helen Keller Courage in Darkness by Emma Carlson Berne
  

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Helen Keller Courage in Darkness by Emma Carlson Berne

Helen Keller lived in darkness and silence, but she dazzled the world with her accomplishments. Her powerful story lives on in this remarkable biography by Emma Carlson Berne. Find out about: the illness that destroyed young Helen's sight and hearing; her explosive first meeting with her teacher Annie Sullivan; her struggle to become the first blind/deaf student ever awarded a degree from prestigious Radcliffe College; and the romance that almost led to marriage and her life as writer, lecturer and world traveller.

About the Author

Emma Carlson Berne has written and edited over two dozen books for children and young adults, including biographies of William Shakespeare, Sacagawea, Frida Kahlo, Snoop Dogg, and Christopher Columbus.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Emma Carlson Berne
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Publisher

Sterling Juvenile

Publication date

9th April 2009

ISBN

9781402751479


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