This picture book 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.

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"Helen Keller's transcendent leap across the barriers of her blindness and deafness continues to inspire."
Kirkus Reviews
* "Stirring and awe-inspiring."—The Horn Book, starred review
* "While there are many books available about Helen Keller for this age group, this title offers a unique and beautiful perspective on her life."
School Library Journal, starred review
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