AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

HELEN'S BIG WORLD The Life of Helen Keller

by | Read by Eileen Stevens

Children Ages 6+ • 20 mins. • Unabridged • © 2012

In this biography of Helen Keller, narrator Eileen Stevens performs in a dual role. She is both a straightforward, compassionate narrator and then shifts to the point of view of Helen Keller herself, speaking through quotes from Helen's autobiography. Through alternating passages, listeners hear a specific experience and then hear Helen's response to that experience. The biography includes scenes of the early days of throwing spoons at the breakfast table, the moment of feeling water flowing from a pump and feeling the word spelled in her hand, writing on a board with grooves, and feeling the changes of a plant's growth as well as Helen's later years of higher education and public speaking. Helen's goal of making the world a better place for all is clear. The production concludes with notes from both author Doreen Rappaport and illustrator Matt Tavares. A.R. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2016]

Book & Recording • Weston Woods Studios • 2016

CD ISBN 9780545938211 $12.95 • One CDs

Advertisement Advertisement


Book & Recording • Weston Woods Studios • 2016

CD ISBN 9780545938211 $12.95 • One CDs

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×