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Now I See You by
Publication Date: 2014-06-24
At 19, Nicole Kear was diagnosed with an degenerative eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa. This disease would slowly cause her to become legally blind. She writes about her life after the diagnoses and finally coming to terms with her eventual blindness.
A Sense of the World by
Call Number: 910.92 H731r
Publication Date: 2006-05-30
Jason Roberts biography of the man who was known as the Blind Traveler chronicles the life of John Holman (1786-1857). Holman was a sort of celebrity during the Age of Exploration and this biography brings his story into the light once again.
Not Fade Away by
Call Number: 617.7 Al274no
Publication Date: 2014-09-11
Rebecca Alexander was born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome Type III and has been losing her hearing and sight since then. Her autobiography chronicles her journey from hiding her condition as a teen to a woman that knows despite and even because of these obstacles she can still live a life full of optimism and joy.
There Plant Eyes by
Publication Date: 2021-06-01
From Homer to Helen Keller, from Dune to Stevie Wonder, from the invention of braille to the science of echolocation, M. Leona Godin explores the fascinating history of blindness, interweaving it with her own story of gradually losing her sight.
All the Light We Cannot See by
Publication Date: 2014-05-06
A blind French girl and a German boy's paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
Not If I See You First by
Publication Date: 2015-12-01
Parker Grant doesn't need 20/20 vision to see right through you. That's why she created the Rules: Don't treat her any differently just because she's blind, and never take advantage. There will be no second chances. Just ask Scott Kilpatrick, the boy who broke her heart. When Scott suddenly reappears in her life after being gone for years, Parker knows there's only one way to react--shun him so hard it hurts. But avoiding her past quickly proves impossible, and the more Parker learns about what really happened--both with Scott, and her dad--the more she starts to question if things are always as they seem.
Publication Date: 2016-06-28
Bo Dickinson is a girl with a wild reputation, a deadbeat dad, and a mama who's not exactly sober most of the time. Agnes Atwood has never gone on a date, never even stayed out past ten, and never broken any of her parents' overbearing rules. Rules that are meant to protect their legally blind daughter -- protect her from what, Agnes isn't quite sure. Despite everything, Bo and Agnes become best friends. And it's the sort of friendship that runs truer and deeper than anything else.
Call Number: S. D51b
Publication Date: 2014-08-07
Right at the start of high school, 15 year old Emma is in an accident which leaves her blind. Just as she is learning to navigate the world again, one of her classmates is found dead and Emma ends up in the middle of untangling the mystery.
Call Number: S. C9124b
Publication Date: 2010-07-08
14 year old Natalie is dealing with a congenital disease that will eventually make her go blind. She reluctantly enters a school for the blind, where she learns the skills that will help her survive in the sighted world.
Six Dots: a Story of Young Louis Braille by
Publication Date: 2016-09-06
Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read.
The Sound of Colors by
Publication Date: 2006-03-01
A young woman losing her vision rides the subway with her dog in search of emotional healing.
The Pirate of Kindergarten by
Publication Date: 2010-06-22
Doubles are good for lots of things--double scoops of ice cream, double features at the movies. But double vision is NOT a good kind of double. In fact, it can make kindergarten kind of hard. Ginny sees double chairs at reading circle and double words in her books. She knows that only half of what she sees is real, but which half? The solution to her problem is wondrously simple: an eye patch!