The Miracle Worker
Title: The Miracle Worker
Author: William Gibson
A text of the television play, intended for reading, of Anne Sullivan Macy’s attempts to teach her pupil, Helen Keller, to communicate.
Lexile Level: NP
Guided Reading Level: X
No one could reach her.
Twelve-year-old Helen Keller lived in a prison of silence and darkness. Born deaf, blind, and mute, with no way to express herself or comprehend those around her, she flew into primal rages against anyone who tried to help her, fighting tooth and nail with a strength born of furious, unknowing desperation.
Then Annie Sullivan came. Half-blind herself, but possessing an almost fanatical determination, she would begin a frightening and incredibly moving struggle to tame the wild girl no one could reach, and bring Helen into the world at last….