:: Deaf People in History: Day 7 – Helen Keller ::

People – Helen Keller


From Jamie Berke,
Your Guide to Deafness.

…She Inspired Us All

For inspiration, one needs look no farther than the story of Helen Keller. Here was a deafblind woman who, despite the loss of her sight and hearing as a toddler and the obstacles of her time, learned to read, write, and even to speak. Plus, she even graduated cum laude from college as the first deafblind person to ever do so!

Books About Helen Keller

The web biographies only give a summary of Keller’s life. For the full story, many books are available, for both children and adults.

Children’s Books About Helen Keller

Helen has been the subject of several books, particularly children’s books. The image of a little girl discovering language through the spelling of the word “w-a-t-e-r” into her hand is fascinating for children. Here are some of them:

  • A Girl Named Helen Keller (compare prices)

  • A Picture Book of Helen Keller (compare prices)
  • Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark (compare prices)
  • Kids and teachers can also buy posters of Helen Keller. Continue

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