Video of Helen Keller
Drew Books - Senses
My Five Senses
Publication Date: 2000-01-26
Summary: The art and text about the five senses how to use them to experience the world in this award winning book. The "E" guided reading level make this the only other book in the guide that some kindergarteners may be able to access the text independently.
Publication Date: 2003-01-01
Summary: An introduction to the five basic senses as well as other senses as balance, hunger, and thirst. This compliments the science unit connection with a Helen Keller social studies unit. At a 2.7 grade reading level, this text will need adult support.
Drew Books - Helen Keller
A Picture Book of Helen Keller
Publication Date: 1990-01-01
Summary: Focused on Helen Keller's childhood, especially the breakthrough moment at the well, the simpler art makes her story more accessible to younger readers. The text reading grade level is high and will need adult support.
Publication Date: 2001-09-01
Summary: An introductory biography to Helen Keller. At an "E"/late kindergarten guided reading level, this is the only biography in this guide that some students may be able to access the text for themselves.
Helen Keller: Her life in pictures
Publication Date: 2007-09-01
Summary: Photographs and informational text about Helen Keller's life. Reading grade level is high at 4.7, so adult support will be needed to access the text and make sense of the photos. Excellent resource for introducing primary sources.
Helen Keller: The world in her heart
Publication Date: 2008-07-01
Summary: This book focuses on Helen learning to use her sense to understand her world through finger sign and touch. While at a more moderate (grade level 3.9), this book still needs adult support to be accessible to the kinders.
Helen Keller's Best Friend Belle
Publication Date: 2013-09-01
Summary: This picture book biography of Helen Keller's early life introduces readers to her beloved dog, Belle. (Reading grade level 1.0.) Good for helping children relate to Helen's early life.
Annie and Helen
Publication Date: 2012-09-11
Summary: The art make this book independently accessible to younger readers. The text is an upper elementary level (grade level 5.4). Students can also explore the embossed Braille alphabet on the book jacket.
Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller
Publication Date: 2012-03-27
Summary: This books focuses on both Helen Keller's remarkable accomplishments and on Anne Sullivan, Helen's teacher who unlocked Helen from her deaf-blind isolation and supported her through out her life. There reading level is high (grade level 4.4) so this book is best used as an interactive read aloud.