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The guiding purposes of National Braille Press are to promote the literacy of blind children through braille and to provide access to information that empowers blind people to actively engage in work, family, and community affairs.


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Harry is Back! The release of the new Harry Potter play reminded us just how much fun reading these books can be! Watch this throwback video of a young boy reading his Harry Potter book in braille..

Braille Transcribers Wanted!

NBP's sticker that identifies UEB code on book covers

Are you a braille transcriber proficient in UEB? NBP needs your expertise! Please contact Jackie Sheridan for more information.

Great Expectations logo is a drawing of a blind girl and a dog on top of a big braille book. The tagline is, Bringing picture books to life for blind kids.

Reach for the Stars

Juna Gjata plays piano at the 2013 A Million Laughs for Literacy gala

NBP friend Juna Gjata created a winning podcast for the "Reach for the Stars" essay contest among the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind's summer interns. Congrats, Juna! Listen to Juna's podcast entry here.

How to Babysit a Grandma

Book cover for how to babysit a grandma

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 is Grandparents' Day — celebrate with this NYT bestseller! With the useful tips found in this book, you're guaranteed to become an expert grandma-sitter in no time.

The sweet joke here is that the Grandma in the story is really just playing along, letting her granddaughter think she's the caregiver! The story celebrates family connections and the mood of kindness, love, and togetherness comes through on every page.

Just Enough UEB

book cover shows a boy in bed reading, his parents hiding under it

Just Enough to Know Better, NBP's bestselling primer for parents on learning braille, has been updated to conform with the Unified English Braille code (UEB). Help your child learn to read braille with this easy, self-paced workbook.

Comedian Jack Gallagher at Gala

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The A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala is always a good time and this year we are excited that Jack Gallagher will be performing. Jack is a legendary stand-up comedian and his work on network television includes his own ABC sitcom as well as a recurring role on the HBO Original Series Curb Your Enthusiasm. Read more about Jack and the Gala.

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