Helen's Big World
The Life of Helen Keller (A Big Words Book #4)
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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.
Praise For Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller (A Big Words Book #4)…
"Helen Keller's transcendent leap across the barriers of her blindness and deafness continues to inspire."
* "Stirring and awe-inspiring."—The Horn Book, starred review
* "While there are many books available about Helen Keller for this age group, this title offers a unique and beautiful perspective on her life."
—School Library Journal, starred review
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9781484749609, 48pp.
Publication Date: May 9, 2017
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.