She touched the world : : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer

Title She touched the world : : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer
Names Alexander, Sally Hobart.
Alexander, Robert Joseph.
Book Number BR018068
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Biography of Laura Bridgman (1829-1889), the first deaf-blind child to receive a formal education--decades before Helen Keller. Discusses the causes of Laura's deaf-blindness at age two; her sponsorship at Perkins Institution; and her success at learning manual sign language. For grades 4-7. 2008.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Disability Interest - DII
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Audience Notes For grades 4-7.
LC Subject Deafblind women - United States - Biography - Juvenile literature
Call Number j362.41092 B JNF
Language English
Released 2008
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2008 (CPH, transcribing agency).
Original Publication Transcription of: New York : Clarion Books, c2008. 9780618852994
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