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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexander, Sally Hobart
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Alexander, Robert J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bridgman, Laura Dewey
  • Bridgman, Laura Dewey
  • Deafblind women
  • Deafblind women
Target audience
pre adolescent
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1114269
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xi, 100 pages
Isbn
9780618852994
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007034978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1114269
  • (OCoLC)167506083
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1114269
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xi, 100 pages
Isbn
9780618852994
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007034978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1114269
  • (OCoLC)167506083

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