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A Girl's Best Friend - Harriet
Emma and I – Sheila Hocken’s autobiography
- might be of interest to older children.
Follow My Leader-by James B. Garfield.
From Anna; Listen for the Singing
- Jean Little: (Anna is partially sighted rather than blind, but the books
may be of interest)
Light a Single Candle by Beverly
Little by Little, - Jean Little
- is an excellent book, a marvelous blend of humor, poignant incidents,
and courage. Little, though partially-sighted, is considered legally
blind, and her story tells of the challenges she faced throughout her childhood
and college years.
Mandy Sue Day by Roberta Karim,
(Clarion, 1994) is a lovely picture book about a blind girl.
Maria - Catherine Brighton
My Hands, My World.
Nightwatch by Errol
Broome (Freemantle Arts Press) features Chippy, who describes
using sounds, smells and an awareness of space, as well as an action plot.
Sees Behind Trees_, by Michael
Someone Like Me - Elaine Forrestal
Spellhorn - Berlie Doherty
Story of My Life. -
Take a Good Look – Jacqueline
Wilson. features a partially sighted heroine.
The Seeing Summer - Dawn Werner
The Seeing Summer by Jeannette
The View Beyond My Father - Mabel
The Witch's Daughter – Nina Bawden
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