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She Persisted: Helen Keller

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Inspiring story of blind and deaf advocate for equal access.

Helen Keller reading braille

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With a perfect balance of facts and inspiration, this Helen Keller biography pulls readers into the struggles and successes of an activist whose life was anything but easy. She Persisted: Helen Keller tells an amazing story, and reminds readers that everyone deserves the chance to be a happy, productive member of society. There are also some good lessons here about the importance of asking for, giving, and receiving help: Helen's work with her teacher, Anne, changed their lives forever. The list of ways readers can be active makes contributing both accessible and effective.

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