Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark (Step into Reading Book Series: A Step 4 Book)

Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark (Step into Reading Book Series: A Step 4 Book)

by Johanna Hurwitz

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Overview

When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the beginner reader level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679877059
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 11/11/1997
Series: Step into Reading Book Series: A Step 4 Book
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 45,641
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.18(d)
Lexile: 620L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Johanna Hurwitz received her master’s degree in library science from Columbia University and was working as a children’s librarian when in 1976 she published her first book, Busybody Nora, one of the first chapter books for readers who are transitioning to novelsShe has since written more than 60 books for young readers, both fiction and nonfiction, including biographies of Anne Frank, Astrid Lindgren, Helen Keller, and Leonard Bernstein.

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