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Mahoney, Rosemary.

Summary: Inspired by a visit to the first school for the blind in Tibet, the author investigates the cultural history of blindness, revealing the oppression experienced by the sightless around the world as well as their resilience, integrity, strength and ingenuity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.91 MAH

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

Godin, M. Leona

Summary: "A probing, witty, and deeply insightful history of blindness--in Western culture and literature, and in the author's own experience--that ranges from Homer to Milton to Braille to Stevie Wonder. M. Leona Godin begins her fascinating, wide-ranging study with an exploration of how the idea of sight is inextricably linked with knowledge and understanding; how "blindness" has, for millennia, been...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Hoping to earn extra money, an innocent and reserved scholarship student at an exclusive prep school agrees to look after a blind, retired Lieutenant Colonel, who takes him off for a wild weekend in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SCE

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

Meruane, Lina

Summary: Una mujer sufre una severa hemorragia oftalmol?gica que alterar? sus relaciones con el entorno familiar y conyugal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC MER

Summary: When Nancy is mistaken for Jack's blind date, she decides to take fate into her own hands and just go with it. What could possibly go wrong?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF MAN

Summary: "From hairy orangutans to scaly snakes, there are all sorts of textures to explore in this safe, sturdy book that encourages preschool learning."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seedlings Braille Books for Children 2012

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Doerr, Anthony

4 holds on 1 copy

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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Summary: DCI Ross Tanner is a great detective with excellent powers of observation. While leading a high-profile investigation, however, he begins to lose his vision. At first defiant about the diagnosis, he cannot escape it, and terrified, tells no one. Ambitious DI Tully soon guesses Tanner's secret and makes a deal: she will be his eyes, if he agrees to further her career. To keep working, Tanner...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SEC

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

Johansen, Iris

Summary: "Kendra Michaels was blind for the first twenty years of her life. Then she gained her sight through a revolutionary surgical procedure. Her former disability has left her incredibly observant and insightful -- able to detect what other investigators may not. So when a world-famous pop star is kidnapped mid-show, investigator Kendra leads a pulse-pounding race to rescue the young woman from a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2021

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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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: JFIC LOR

Shakespeare, William

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA
Call number: CD SA Sha

Sirett, Dawn.

Summary: Babies use their imaginations when they play.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD SIR

Summary: A one armed boxer (who happens to be a martial arts expert) is targeted by the blind master of the flying guillotine who wants revenge for the death of two disciples. Includes twelve minutes of film not seen in the original release version.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAS

Bryant, Jennifer.

Summary: Presents the early life of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who developed the system of raised dots by which blind people read and write.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BRAILLE BRY

Frith, Margaret

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Examines the life and times of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who developed the system of raised dots by which blind people read and write.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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Gibson, William

Summary: A text of the television play, intended for reading, of Anne Sullivan Macy's attempts to teach her pupil, Helen Keller, to communicate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1957

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Golio, Gary

Summary: "The story of Blind Willie Johnson--the legendary Texas musician whose song "Dark Was the Night" was included on the Voyager I space probe's Golden Record"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOH

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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Phillips, Joan

Summary: A little black puppy acquires a boy, teaches him some tricks, and finds him when he is lost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seedlings Braille Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN PHI

Sullivan, Teresa

Summary: When Mikey is young, the Sullivans are a closely knit unit, all of them devoted to caring for her. But as Mikey grows older, she also grows increasingly violent. By the time she's twelve, institutionalization is the only available option--and without the shared purpose of caring for Mikey, the family begins to unravel. As her family falls apart, Teresa searches for relief and connection during...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SUL

Yasuda, Anita

Summary: "Gives readers a look into the lives and abilities of people who are blind, as well as the challenges they face. Learn how people who are blind read and write, navigate public transportation, and play sports" --Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.9 YAS

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