Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller

by Doreen Rappaport, Matt Tavares

This picturebook biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world’s most influentialluminaries.

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 48 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.21 out of 5
  • Published October 16th 2012 by Disney-Hyperion
  • Original Title: Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller
  • ISBN: 078680890X (ISBN13: 9780786808908)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Characters: Helen Keller
  • Literary Awards: Monarch Award Nominee (2015)
  • Charlotte Zolotow Award Highly Commended Title (2013)

This picturebook biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world’s most influential luminaries. With her signature style of prose laced with stirring quotes, Doreen Rappaport brings to life Helen Keller’s poignant narrative. Acclaimed illustrator Matt Tavares beautifully captures the dynamism and verve of Helen Keller’s life and legacy, making “Helen’s Big World” an unforgettable portrait of a woman whose vision for innovation and progress changed America–and the world–forever.