Teach your child the classic, unforgettable story of deaf, blind, and mute Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, in William Gibson's powerful play, The Miracle Worker. Discover the drama of 12-year-old Helen caught in a prison of silence with no way to express herself or comprehend those around her. For grades 7 and up, 120-page paperback book.
Looking for an excellent resource to teach your child the play as a literary form? With The Miracle Worker by William Gibson, your child will have an opportunity to act a part as he learns the dramatic, true story of Helen Keller from Tuscumbia, Alabama, in the 1880's. Caught in a silent world of darkness with no way to express herself, Helen flew into primal rages against anyone who tried to help. But then came Annie Sullivan—the miracle worker! Half-blind herself, Annie led the frightening and incredibly moving struggle to tame this wild girl that no one else could reach!Whether your child assumes the character of Annie, Helen, Viney, or Kate, he'll find the dialogue and story line moving in this three-act play for 7th graders through twelfth graders. What's more, as your child studies the different aspect of plays in his homeschool language arts course and learns to read his part out loud, he'll also improve his public speaking skills. And with such a captivating story that demonstrates enduring character qualities of faithfulness, perseverance, and trust in God, your child will be inspired to care for and reach out to others. What could be better? Don't wait any longer. Add a copy of The Miracle Worker to your shopping cart today.