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The Resource She touched the world : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer, by Sally Hobart Alexander and Robert Alexander

She touched the world : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer, by Sally Hobart Alexander and Robert Alexander

Label
She touched the world : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer
Title
She touched the world
Title remainder
Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer
Statement of responsibility
by Sally Hobart Alexander and Robert Alexander
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When she was just two years old, Laura Bridgman lost her sight, her hearing, and most of her senses of smell and taste. But then a progressive doctor, who had just opened the country's first school for the blind in Boston, took her in. Laura learned to communicate, read, and write--and eventually even to teach
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 362.4/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV1624.B7
LC item number
A44 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
She touched the world : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer, by Sally Hobart Alexander and Robert Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-96) and index
Contents
Important people in Laura Bridgman's life -- Introduction -- A delicate plant -- In touch -- Friends and frustrations -- "A very unusually tall [man]" -- Taken away -- What can Laura do? -- Words! words! words! -- Schoolgirl -- Windows open -- Weapon or masterpiece? -- "Is God ever surprised?" -- Famous -- Farewells -- Afterword: if Laura were alive today
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xi, 100 p.
Isbn
9780618852994
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007034978
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
ocn167506083
Label
She touched the world : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer, by Sally Hobart Alexander and Robert Alexander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-96) and index
Contents
Important people in Laura Bridgman's life -- Introduction -- A delicate plant -- In touch -- Friends and frustrations -- "A very unusually tall [man]" -- Taken away -- What can Laura do? -- Words! words! words! -- Schoolgirl -- Windows open -- Weapon or masterpiece? -- "Is God ever surprised?" -- Famous -- Farewells -- Afterword: if Laura were alive today
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xi, 100 p.
Isbn
9780618852994
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007034978
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
ocn167506083

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