Helen Keller's transcendent leap across the barriers of her blindness and deafness continues to inspire.
Rappaport recounts the well-known events of Helen's childhood—the illness that left her blind and deaf as a toddler, her wild willfulness and the advent of Annie Sullivan's companionship and tutelage with liberating results. Read full book review >
Wintry new illustrations recall the forgotten landscape of Child's traditional Thanksgiving travel song.
A horse-drawn sleigh carries a boy, his parents and sister through his New England hometown. Read full book review >
In a full-page introductory note, Tavares (Zachary's Ball, 2000) details the origins of the famous poem (attributed to Clement C. Moore some years after its first publication in a NY newspaper in 1823), which spurred the tradition in the US of hanging up stockings to be filled by St. Read full book review >