Monday, January 4, 2016

Books of the Week, Jan 4

In celebration of National Braille Literacy Month, here are some stories touching on blind culture.

Elementary - The Black Book of Colors by Menena CottinRaised black line drawings on black pages encourage people to use their other senses to experience art, helping them understand what it is like to be blind.
E FIC COT @ the Library

Middle School - Blindsided by Priscilla CummingsAfter years of failing eyesight, fourteen-year-old Natalie reluctantly enters a school for the blind, where in spite of her initial resistance she learns the skills that will help her survive in the sighted world.
FIC CUM @ the Library

High School - She is Not Invisible by Marcus SedgwickA London teenager, who is blind, and her younger brother travel to New York to find their missing father, using clues from his notebook.
FIC SED @ the Library

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