The Life Of Helen Keller

By: Kaylah Davison and Ayanna Nova

When and Where Born

Helen Keller was born in Alabama on June 27, 1880.

Early Life

Helen Keller got a illness when she was a baby. It left her deaf and blind.

Character Traits

Helen was a very happy baby until she became deaf and blind.

Challenges Overcome

She learned about words when deaf and blind.


She learned to write with the help of Annie Sullivan.

Interesting Things

She used her brain to make up movements so her family would know what she wonted example putting on fake glasses meant ''father''.Helen became famous when she was 8 years old.

Books We Used

Ghiglieri,Carol Helen Keller,An Inspiring Life New York: Scholastic, 2007

Lundell, Margo A Girl Named Helen Keller New York:Scholastic,1995

Rappaport, Doreen Helen's Big World,The Life Of Helen Keller New York: Disney Hyperion Books, 2012

Hurwiuz, Johanna Helen Keller Courage In The Dark New York:Random House Inc., 1997

Markham,Lois Helen Keller New York: Lois Markham, 1993