Lauri Lawlor:  Curriculum Connections

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    Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit

    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 life.

  • 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.

    Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit. (2001) Holiday House. ISBN: 0823415880. 168 pg. Biography.

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