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Condra, Estelle

Summary: Driving through mountain fog to the beach, two young brothers compete to see who will catch the first glimpse of the ocean, but it is their blind sister Nellie who senses it first.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eager Minds Press 1994

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CON

Auxier, Jonathan.

Summary: Raised to be a thief, blind orphan Peter Nimble, age ten, steals from a mysterious stranger three pairs of magical eyes, that lead him to a hidden island where he must decide to become a hero or resume his life of crime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2011

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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

Rue, Nancy N.

Summary: Facing up to a cheater at an elite soccer day camp and some difficult events at home helps eleven-year-old Lucy do some growing up during a summer which, while very different from the one she imagined, turns out to be just right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FgL 3

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. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Sac

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Sachar 2010

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

Gellman, Ellie.

Summary: A boy makes a Braille Hanukkah dreidel for his father, who is blind. Includes instructions for making different types of dreidels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE GEL

Rue, Nancy N.

Summary: Lucy, an eleven-year-old tomboy, loves playing soccer and caring for her father, who was blinded by the bomb that killed her mother, but she begins losing control when a new teacher takes over her playground soccer games and housekeeper Inez assumes her chores and starts teaching Bible lessons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FgL 1

Creech, Sharon.

Summary: With the help of her wise old grandmother, twelve-year-old Rosie manages to work out some problems in her relationship with her best friend, Bailey, the boy next door.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie.

Summary: Ruby wants to be a teacher, but after her father's death in a logging accident she must quit school to care for her ten brothers and sisters, until a chance meeting with a lonely old blind woman transforms her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

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

Gantos, Jack.

Summary: Joey tries to keep his life from degenerating into total chaos when his mother sends him to be home-schooled with a hostile blind girl, his divorced parents cannot stop fighting, and his grandmother is dying of emphysema.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Gantos

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

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Assisted by his neighbor, Birdie, blind thirteen-year-old Ed "Bogie" Bogard will win one million dollars if he can sink a ten-foot putt in Hawaii's fifth annual Angus Killick Memorial Tournament.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Paperbacks for Children 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clements, Andrew

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Bobby wakes up and finds himself invisible, he and his parents and his new blind friend Alicia try to find out what caused his condition and how to reverse it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Hannah, a blind girl living in Michigan in the late nineteenth century, doesn't go to school until a new teacher tells her about the Braille method of reading for the blind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE WHE

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

Thomas, Leah

Summary: Ollie and Moritz are best friends, but they can never meet. Ollie is allergic to electricity. Contact with it causes debilitating seizures. Moritz's weak heart is kept pumping by an electronic pacemaker. If they ever did meet, Ollie would seize. But Moritz would die without his pacemaker. Both hermits from society, the boys develop a fierce bond through letters that become a lifeline during...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Higson, Charles

Summary: Piecing together information gained while skiing in the Alps, teenaged James Bond returns to Eton College and foils an assassination attempt, then goes on the run across Europe with a beautiful and dangerous Irish girl, Roan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio/Listening Library 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CUR

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL