If you are looking for an inspirational, true-life hero to introduce your children to, Helen Keller is definitely a good choice! "Meet Helen Keller" was written for children age 8 & up. With many colorful illustrations, this biography focuses on Helen Keller's life stories and how she overcame her disabilities.
Helen Keller was a very special woman who did not let a problem keep her from reaching her goals. Before she was two years old, a quick illness left her unable to see or hear any more. Suddenly in a dark, quiet place, Helen depended on the love of her family and friends and her own strong curiosity to learn. With the patience and creativity of a loving teacher, Helen learned how to read special books, speak and type for herself.
Helen worked very hard to share what she learned to help other people get past their disabilities and problems. Her fight for fairness for all people has made Helen Keller one of the most famous women in the world.