In order to
write about a person such as Helen Keller, a writer must do a lot of
research. Books already written about the person are read. Diaries,
letters, and newspaper articles published during the person's life are
located and read. Photographs of the subject are located and viewed.
Read some general information about Helen Keller and discuss what facts
Laurie Lawlor was able or choose to put into her account of Keller's
Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit
- Visit the birthplace of Helen Keller in Tuscumbia, AL USA
- General information about Helen Keller and her first teacher, Annie Sullivan, Tragedy to Triumph: An Adventure with Helen Keller. A video is available but the text pages provide much information.
- Visit the American Federation for the Blind's site and read the information about Helen Keller, along with many photos of her and her companions.
© 2002 Laurie Lawlor. All rights reserved.
Text for Curriculum section © 2002 Sharron McElmeel @ McBookwords.
Portions of this text may have been published in earlier publications
by Sharron L. McElmeel and are reprinted here with permission.