Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller (Paperback)
Annie Sullivan was little more than a half-blind orphan with a fiery tongue when she arrived at Ivy Green in 1887. Desperate for work, shed taken on a seemingly impossible jobteaching a child who was deaf, blind, and as ferocious as any wild animal. ...
ITEM#: 12377898Annie Sullivan was little more than a half-blind orphan with a fiery tongue when she arrived at Ivy Green in 1887. Desperate for work, shed taken on a seemingly impossible jobteaching a child who was deaf, blind, and as ferocious as any wild animal. But if anyone was a match for Helen Keller, it was the girl whod been nicknamed Miss Spitfire. In her efforts to reach Helens mind, Annie lost teeth to the girls raging blows, but she never lost faith in her ability to triumph. Told in first person, Annie Sullivans past, her brazen determination, and her connection to the girl who would call her Teacher are vividly depicted in this powerful novel.
|Genre||JUVENILE FICTION / Biographical / United States|
|Publisher Date||2010-08-31 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.38 lb|
|Subtitle||Reaching Helen Keller|
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