Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Dash, Joan.

Summary: Biography of Helen Keller who, despite being both deaf and blind, thrived under the tutelage of Annie Sullivan, graduated cum laude from Radcliffe college, and became famous for remaining strong and successful through adversity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB KELLER DAS

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

1 hold on 1 copy

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

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 Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD 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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BRAILLE BRY

Frith, Margaret

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 GIB

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Summary: "In an empire ruled by fear, the people's only hope is the ulitmate weapon: Zatoichi--a blind, nomadic samurai whose sword has made him a hero and whose courage has made him a legend! Determined to help the desperate residents of a village, Zatoichi seeks justice through revenge"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Kurson, Robert.

Summary: Writer Kurson tells the true story of one man's heroic odyssey from blindness into sight. Blinded at age three, Mike May defied expectations by breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. He had never yearned for vision. Then, in 1999, a chance encounter: a revolutionary stem cell transplant surgery could...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 KUR

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

Adler, David A.

Summary: Presents the life of the nineteenth-century Frenchman, accidentally blinded as a child, who originated the raised dot system of reading and writing used throughout the world by the blind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BRAILLE ADL

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: Two blind men and a man who is a double leg amputee, together with companies who create assistive techniques and technologies, climb a difficult eight pitch rock during the No Barriers Festival in the Dolomites in Cortina, Italy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Serac Adventure Films 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MOU