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Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller

CRITICS HAVE SAID

In language that often reads like poetry, Miller creates a strong portrait of Sullivan’s accomplishments; Photos, a chronology, and an extensive bibliography conclude this stirring, fictionalized account.
Booklist

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Delano, Marfe Ferguson. Helen’s Eyes: A Photobiography of Annie Sullivan, Helen Keller’s Teacher. National Geographic, 2008.

Freedman, Russell. Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille. Clarion, 1997.

Garfield, James. Follow My Leader. Viking, 1957.

Hermann, Spring. Seeing Lessons: The Story of Abigail Carter and America’s First School for Blind People.Henry Holt, 1998.

Hunter, Edith Fisher. Child of the Silent Night: The Story of Laura Bridgman. Houghton Mifflin, 1963.

Lawlor, Laurie. Helen Keller: Rebellious Spirit. Holiday House, 2001.

Little, Jean. Little by Little: A Writer’s Education. Viking, 1987.

MacLeod, Elizabeth. Helen Keller: A Determined Life. Kids Can, 2004.

Millman, Isaac. Moses Goes to a Concert. Farrar, 1998.

Sullivan, George. Helen Keller: Her Life in Pictures. Scholastic, 2007.

Whelan, Gloria. Hannah. Knopf, 1991.