Miller, Sarah Elizabeth, 1979-

Miss Spitfire : reaching Helen Keller / Sarah Miller. - 1st ed. - New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2007. - 208 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

At age twenty-one, partially-blind, lonely but spirited Annie Sullivan travels from Massachusetts to Alabama to try and teach six-year-old Helen Keller, deaf and blind since age two, self-discipline and communication skills. Includes historical notes and timeline.


9781416925422 (hc.) 9781442408517 1442408510 1416925422 (hc.) 9781428747586 (BWI bdg.) 1428747583 (BWI bdg.)


Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936 --Juvenile fiction.
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 --Juvenile fiction.

Blind--Juvenile fiction.
Deaf--Juvenile fiction.
People with disabilities--Juvenile fiction.
Teachers--Juvenile fiction.

Alabama--History--1819-1950--Juvenile fiction.

Children's stories.

PZ7.M63443 / Mis 2007