Helen Keller: The Story of My Life (Signet Classic)
While the story of Hellen Keller may be familiar to you, it is something else entirely to hear her life described in her own words. Written in surprisingly simple text for a memoir of the early 1900s, Keller describes her struggles and growth in vivid detail that makes for a highly engaging read. Whether for casual reading or for scholastic value, this is sure to be enjoyed by anyone who enjoys stories of triumph in the face of adversity. 232 softcover pages. Laura
Helen Keller' striumph over her blindness and deafness has become one of the most inspiring stories of our time. Here, in a book first published when she was young woman, is Helen Keller's own story- complex, poignant, and filled with love.
When we read we gain a great story but we also peek into other cultures, traditions and lifestyles. These Puffin Classics cleverly help open that door to peek inside. These editions include the full story text of each classic along with much more. Each book includes an introduction, but at the back is where you'll find the bonus features. In approximately 15 pages of additional material, you'll find an author profile, a guide to characters, Things to Do, Things to Think About, further investigations into specifics for that book (get a tour on the Hispaniola or delve into a Victorian Christmas, for example) and activities. Black line drawings are sprinkled throughout. 5" x 7", sc. ~ Ruth