"Illustrated with period photos and prints, and supported by extensive notes and resource lists, this will be a valuable and long-overdue addition to library shelves. (Biography. 10-12)"
The first full-length new biography of Bridgman for young readers since Edith F. Hunter's Child of the Silent Night (1963) offers a salutary reminder that Helen Keller wasn't the only, or even first, woman to prove that deafness and blindness are not unsurpassable obstacles to becoming a functional member of society.
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