I Am Helen Keller
Introduce young readers to one of America's most inspiring figures with this illustrated Helen Keller biography for kids.
When Helen Keller was very young, she got a rare disease that made her deaf and blind. Suddenly, she couldn't see or hear at all, and it was hard for her to communicate with anyone. But when she was six years old, she met someone who change her life forever: her teacher, Annie Sullivan. With Miss Sullivan's help, Helen learned how to speak sign language and read Braille. Armed with the ability to express herself, Helen grew up to be come a social activist, leading the fight for people with disabilities and so many other causes.
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Helen Keller was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts.
Helen Keller was an activist who campaigned for women's suffrage and labor rights.
The Japanese government gave her an akita breed dog, and she is credited with introducing akitas to the U.S.