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Miss Spitfire Audiobook

Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller

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Publisher's Summary

Sarah Miller's accomplished debut presents a fictionalized account of Anne Sullivan's life and her time as Helen Keller's teacher. Arriving at Ivy Green in 1887, Anne was a partially blind orphan who had been tasked with teaching the difficult blind, deaf, and mute girl to communicate. Anne quickly learned, along with Helen, that "words are a miracle".

©2007 Sarah Miller; (P)2008 Recorded Books, LLC

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"A strong portrait ... stirring." (Booklist)

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    "Miss Spitfire left me aflame with joy."

    The story of young Helen Keller is told through the voice of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, and what a marvelous voice it is. Miss Sullivan's own backstory is woven masterfully throughout her experiences of trying to unlock the mind 6 year old Helen.
    Miss Spitfire is a triumphant story of tribute to mankind's innate intelligence, to the gift of language, and to the blessed role of a teacher.
    I highly recommend this book for readers of any age.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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