The Story of Helen Keller: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of Biographies) (Paperback)

The Story of Helen Keller: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of Biographies) By Christine Platt, MA Cover Image

The Story of Helen Keller: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of Biographies) (Paperback)


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Help kids ages 6 to 9 discover the life of Helen Keller—a story about hope, courage, and finding your voice

Helen Keller was a celebrated author, educator, and activist who believed in equality for people with disabilities. Before she made history as the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college, Helen was a smart kid who loved learning. She overcame many challenges to learn how to read, write, and talk. She spoke up for other people with disabilities so they could get equal rights. Explore how Helen Keller went from being a young girl in Alabama to the world-famous First Lady of Courage.

  • Independent reading—This Helen Keller biography is broken down into short chapters and simple language so kids 6 to 9 can read and learn on their own.
  • Critical thinking—Kids will learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Helen's life, find definitions of new words, discussion questions, and more.
  • A lasting legacy—Find out how Helen made the world a more equal place for future generations.

How will the extraordinary journey of Helen Keller inspire you?

Discover activists, artists, athletes, and more from across history with the rest of the Story Of series, including famous figures like: Marie Curie, Selena Quintanilla, Frida Kahlo, Malala Yousafzai, and Jane Goodall.

Christine Platt is an advocate for social justice and policy reform. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Africana Studies, a master’s degree in African and African American Studies, and a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. Through storytelling, she teaches people of all ages about race, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Product Details ISBN: 9781646111077
ISBN-10: 1646111079
Publisher: Callisto Kids
Publication Date: August 18th, 2020
Pages: 62
Language: English
Series: The Story of Biographies
“Helen Keller has always been inspirational. I thought I knew a lot about her until I read Christine Platt's book. The story is incredible. With vivid illustrations, this is a wonderful book that all ages can enjoy together.” —Stacia Deutsch, bestselling author

“What an inspirational, educational, and engaging book! I learned so much about this pioneering woman and all of her incredible accomplishments, including founding the ACLU. Using clear and concise writing, Platt features Helen Keller's life in a way that will leave kids feeling they can conquer the world!” —Susan B. Katz, Award-Winning Author and National Board Certified Teacher

The Story of Helen Keller inspires young readers to hope and work to overcome difficult—even what others call impossible—circumstances. With a bit of encouragement, Helen Keller achieved great things despite disabilities and difficulties.” —Annette Whipple, Author of The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion and The Story of the Wright Brothers