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Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller (A Big Words Book #4) (Hardcover)

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By Doreen Rappaport, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
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This brilliant portrait of Helen Keller, laced with stirring quotes and magnificent illustrations, shows that the desire to learn knows no boundaries. An inspiring story about taking full advantage of every opportunity one has and showing the vastness of knowledge that is available if one has the desire.

— Fran Tobia


This picture book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential luminaries. With her signature style of prose laced with stirring quotes, Doreen Rappaport brings to life Helen Keller's poignant narrative. Acclaimed illustrator Matt Tavares beautifully captures the dynamism and verve of Helen Keller's life and legacy, making Helen's Big World an unforgettable portrait of a woman whose vision for innovation and progress changed America-and the world-forever.

About the Author

Doreen Rappaport has written numerous award-winning books for children, including Freedom Ship and The School Is Not White (both illustrated by Curtis James); Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Honor Book illustrated by Bryan Collier; and John's Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon, also illustrated by Bryan Collier.

Matt Tavares (www.matttaveres.com) is the illustrator several books, including Lady Liberty: A Biography, written by Doreen Rappaport. Matt lives in Ogunquit, Maine with his wife, Sarah, and their two daughters.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780786808908
ISBN-10: 078680890X
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 16th, 2012
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: A Big Words Book
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