Review: Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert

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Hub Challenge: Graphic Novels Review

Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert

Ages 10+

How do you show a reader the world through Helen Keller’s eyes? Lambert does just that, exploring the amazing relationship between Helen and her mentor, teacher & advocate Annie Sullivan.  Suitable for readers ages ten and up, this graphic novel will appeal to a wide range of readers, and the unique format of this Helen Keller biography will draw in readers who may not normally have read a more traditional biography about this important figure.

For a more in depth view of the graphic novel’s images, and other reviews, please visit any of the following sites:

Kirkus Reviews: www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/joseph-lambert/annie-sullivan-and-trials-helen-keller  

School

School Library Journal: http://blogs.slj.com/goodcomicsforkids/2012/04/18/review-annie-sullivan-and-the-trials-of-helen-keller/

KidsReads: http://www.kidsreads.com/reviews/annie-sullivan-and-the-trials-of-helen-keller

Cybils: http://www.cybils.com/2013/01/review-annie-sullivan.html

Provo Library: http://pclkidsbooks.blogspot.com/2013/03/annie-sullivan-and-trials-of-helen.html

Schulz Library Blog:  www.cartoonstudies.org/schulz/blog/annie-sullivan-and-the-trials-of-helen–keller-is-out/