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Who Was Helen Keller? (Who Was...?)

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You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she transformed herself into a living work of art. As famous for her self-portraits and haunting imagery as she was for her marriage to another famous artist, Diego Rivera, this strong and courageous painter was inspired by the ancient culture and history of her beloved homeland, Mexico. Her paintings continue to inform and inspire popular culture around the world.

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A biography of the woman who, with the assistance of her devoted teacher Annie Sullivan, achieved success and fame despite being blind and deaf.

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Now in Spanish: the story of Pablo Picasso's brilliant life!

Over a long, turbulent life, Picasso continually discovered new ways of seeing the world and translating them into art. Young readers now have a Spanish translation of this entertaining, highly readable biography, with more than one hundred black-and-white illustrations.

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Just in time for Roahl Dahl Month!

Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this Who Was . . . ? biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning actress. He also wrote books and screenplays for adults. Entertaining and readable, this biography has 80 black-and-white illustrations.

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Joan Holub lives in Seattle, Washington. John O'Brien lives in Delran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Burlington, Vermont.

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ISBN:
9780448431444
Author:
O'Brien, John
Author:
Harrison, Nancy
Illustrator:
Obrien, John
Author:
Hoare, Jerry
Author:
Holub, Joan
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Various
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Belviso, Meg
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Fabiny, Sarah
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Edwards, Roberta
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Nancy Harr
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Obrien, John
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Marchesi, Stephen
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ison
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Pollack, Pam
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Kelley, True
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
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Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
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Health - Physical Impairments
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Social Situations - Special Needs
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Social Issues - Special Needs
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Health & Daily Living - Physical Impairments
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General
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People with disabilities
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Children s Young Adult-Biography
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General Juvenile Nonfiction
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Art
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Paperback / softback
Series:
Who Was ...
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , A biography of the woman who, with the assistance of her devoted teacher Annie Sullivan, achieved success and fame despite being blind and deaf.
"Synopsis" by ,
Now in Spanish: the story of Pablo Picasso's brilliant life!

Over a long, turbulent life, Picasso continually discovered new ways of seeing the world and translating them into art. Young readers now have a Spanish translation of this entertaining, highly readable biography, with more than one hundred black-and-white illustrations.

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Just in time for Roahl Dahl Month!

Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this Who Was . . . ? biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning actress. He also wrote books and screenplays for adults. Entertaining and readable, this biography has 80 black-and-white illustrations.

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