DK Biography: Helen Keller

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Tells the inspirational tale of the spirited crusader, Helen Keller.

In this groundbreaking new series, DK brings together fresh voices and DK design values to give readers the most information-packed, visually exciting biographies on the market today. Full-color photographs of people, places, and artifacts, definitions of key words, and sidebars on related subjects add dimension and relevance to stories of ...

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Overview

Tells the inspirational tale of the spirited crusader, Helen Keller.

In this groundbreaking new series, DK brings together fresh voices and DK design values to give readers the most information-packed, visually exciting biographies on the market today. Full-color photographs of people, places, and artifacts, definitions of key words, and sidebars on related subjects add dimension and relevance to stories of famous lives that students will love to read.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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Editorial Reviews

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These four titles are part of the new Dorling Kindersley biography series for children and young adults. Printed in China on glossy paper with an abundance of photographs (color photos produced in Italy), the books are wonderful to look at and most interesting to read. The four authors have good credentials and all have a talent for getting a lot of information in the 127-page books. The page is laid out so that almost all pages have a photograph—sometimes spreading over two pages. Across the top of the open pages is, in each book, a frieze of photographs. Small "definition boxes" explain what may be new in the text. In the biography of Helen Keller, for example, one chapter has definition boxes for Emanuel Swendenborg and the Braillewriter. While the number of chapters may vary, each book has a timeline, a bibliography and suggested places to visit for further study. The titles are definitely recommended for libraries. The cost is reasonable and they may also be considered as textbooks. KLIATT Codes: J—Recommended for junior high school students. 2004, DK, 127p. illus. bibliog. index., Ages 12 to 15.
—Penelope Power
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756603397
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/1/2004
  • Series: DK Biography Series
  • Edition description: First American Edition
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 74,310
  • Age range: 10 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 890L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.72 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.35 (d)

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  • Posted November 15, 2009

    Helen Keller - A photographic story of a life

    Used for advanced adult ESOL students. Easy to write review questions for; many ideas/qualities to write about and discuss.

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  • Posted January 1, 2009

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    I thought this book was good. I thought this book was good because it was a story of sucess and hope. It taught me that nothing can get in the way, even if you`re blind and deaf,you can go pretty far! I recommend this book to someone who needs hope or wants to sucessed.

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