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Black, Chuck.

Summary: Validus, the only angel standing in the way of the demonic Fallen, has risen to a position of power and respect but is pushed beyond his abilities when he is assigned to protect one unbelieving man, Drew Carter, racing against time to discover why Drew is so important to humanity's survival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BLA

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

Summary: Adjusting to middle school becomes easier for twelve-year-old Maggie when she finds that her biology teacher, who is blind, can learn a few things from her about working with his guide dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC AND

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Eighth-grade star quarterback Nate Brodie's family is feeling the stress of the troubled economy, and Nate is frantic because his best friend Abby is going blind, so when he gets a chance to win a million dollars if he can complete a pass during the halftime of a New England Patriot's game, he is nearly overwhelmed by the pressure to succeed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LUP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LUP

Denenberg, Barry.

Summary: In 1932, a twelve-year-old girl who lost her sight in an accident keeps a diary, recorded by her twin sister, in which she describes life at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DEN

Sachar, Louis

Summary: When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SAC

Thomas, Leah

Summary: " Ollie and Moritz might never meet, but their friendship knows no bounds. Their letters carry on as Ollie embarks on his first road trip away from the woods--no easy feat for a boy allergic to electricity--and Moritz decides which new school would best suit an eyeless boy who prefers to be alone. Along the way they meet other teens like them, other products of strange science who lead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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Lord, Cynthia

Summary: When her blind dog slips his collar, twelve-year old Lily meets Salma Santiago, a young Hispanic girl whose migrant family are in Maine for the blueberry-picking season, and, based partly on their mutual love of dogs, the two forge a friendship while painting bee boxes for Lily's grandfather--but as the Blueberry Queen pageant approaches Lily and Selma are confronted with some of the hard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: JFIC LOR

Palmer, Diana

Summary: Falling in love with her boss's handsome millionaire neighbor was easy for young Kate Martin. Despite the vast differences between them, and a past that's left Garrett Carlton reclusive and wary, Kate gambles her heart on a desire that rocks them both. But there's something Garrett doesn't know: Kate is responsible for an accident that changed his life forever. Garrett lives by rules intended...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HQN 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Palmer 2017

Allen, Jeffery Renard

Summary: "In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."--Page...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: A mother and daughter confront respective challenges, cope with celebrity and work through tragedy while maintaining an idyllic facade to the outside world, in an uplifting tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2014

Lauren, Christina

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: With the energy of a toddler and the mouth of a sailor, Hazel Camille Bradford intimidates her dates, who can't recognize her heart of gold. Josh Im has known Hazel since college, where her zany playfulness proved incompatible with his mellow restraint. But now, ten years later, after a cheating girlfriend has turned his life upside down, going out with Hazel is a breath of fresh air. They set...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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Steel, Danielle.

Summary: "A heartwarming and inspirational novel about a mother and daughter who face challenges, cope with celebrity, and overcome tragedy while maintaining the outward appearance of . . . A PERFECT LIFE. The epitome of intelligence, high-powered energy, and grace, Blaise McCarthy is an icon in the world of television news, asking the tough questions and taking on the emotionally charged issues of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC STE

Cookson, Catherine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Direct 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC Cookson

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: Blaise is a famous anchor on morning news and a legend in her field. In order to rise to the top, she had to place her blind daughter, Salima, in a boarding school. When tragedy hits, Salima is forced to move in with Blaise. They both have to contend with a new caretaker who has little patience for indulging Salima's handicap. Blaise can't deny that Salima seems to be improving under Simon's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Reynolds, Jason

Summary: When Genie and his older brother spend their summer in the country with their grandparents, he learns a secret about his grandfather and what it means to be brave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC REY

Taylor, Theodore

Summary: Having survived being blinded and shipwrecked on a tiny Caribbean island with the old black man Timothy, twelve-year-old white Phillip is rescued and hopes to regain his sight with an operation. Alternate chapters follow the life of Timothy from his days as a young cabin boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC TAY

Doerr, Anthony

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

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DeWoskin, Rachel.

Summary: After a horrific accident leaves her blind, fifteen-year-old Emma, one of seven children, eagerly starts high school as a sophomore, and finds that nearly everything has changed--sometimes for the better.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, published by Penguin Group 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DEW

Bradley, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Lindstrom, Eric

Summary: "Blind sixteen-year-old Parker Grant navigates friendships and romantic relationships, including a run-in with a boy who previously broke her heart, while coping with her father's recent death"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LIN

Balogh, Mary.

Summary: Desperate to escape his mothers matchmaking Vincent Hunt Viscount Darleigh flees to a remote country village. But even there another marital trap is sprung. So when Miss Sophia Frys intervention on his behalf finds her unceremoniously booted from her guardians home Vincent is compelled to act. He may have been blinded in battle but he can see a solution to both their problems: marriage. At...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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Winterson, Jeanette

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Alexander, Bruce

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2005

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MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: A young boy learns a different way of seeing the world from his blind grandfather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1980

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MACL