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

Authors: Alexander, Sally Hobart.
Call number: jB Bridgman, L.D. ALE
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, c2008.
Publication date: c2008.
Subject: Deafblind women -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Deaf -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889 -- Juvenile literature.
Title: She touched the world : Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer / by Sally Hobart Alexander and Robert Alexander.
Physical description: xi, 100 p. : ill., map, 26 cm.
Contents note: 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.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-96) and index.
Awards note: A Junior Library Guild selection
Added author: Alexander, Robert Joseph, 1944-
ISBN: 0618852999 (hardcover)
9780618852994 (hardcover)
LCCN: 2007034978
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1149798
Bib No.: 1149798

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