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Adult Books--Literature & Poetry

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Dictionary Of Disagreeable English
This comprehensive dictionary of common language and word misusages lays bare the mistakes we all make every day. It shows you the definitive right way and wrong way to use language - and illustrates why dictionaries don't always provide the correct meaning or usage of a word.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Friday Morning Quotations
TGIF: Thank goodness it's Friday! 52 new quotes, one per week for a full year. We love how the funny, inspiring, and sometimes challenging quotes in this collection make for some very strange bedfellows: Helen Keller and Mae West? Nelson Mandela and Andy Warhol? William James and RuPaul? These quote booklets make terrific gifts!
Format: Braille

 
Here Is New York
In the summer of 1949, E.B. White sat in a New York City hotel room and, sweltering in the summer heat, wrote this remarkable pristine love letter to the city.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Letters to a Young Poet
Rilke's letters reveal the deeply felt ideas about life and art that shaped the great poet's work. For your pleasure, we have included some Rilke poetry and prose.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius
The first ever, full-color biography to include thirty-one of Louis Braille's letters, some written by his own hand, and translated into English for the first time.
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Love: Ten Poems By Pablo Neruda
A romantic short collection by one of our most sensual and romantic poets.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Magnet: Life Is Too Important...
"Life is too important to be taken seriously!"- Oscar Wilde
Format: Print/Braille

 
Magnet: Whatever you are...
A print/braille refrigerator magnet from "Quotables" featuring the quote, "Whatever you are, be a good one."
Format: Print/Braille

 
Magnet: "When words are both true and kind"

"When words are both true and kind, they can change our world."
- Buddha
Format: Print/Braille

 

Monday Morning Quotes
Compiled by Diane Croft, this small spiral-bound quotation booklet contains 52 quotes - one for each week. Every Monday, turn back another page and see who shows up - Nathaniel Hawthorne, Carl Rogers, Steve Jobs, Carlos Castaneda? Plenty of fun for anyone on your gift list - and treat yourself, too!
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Mother Teresa: Biography Series
This informative and eloquent biography highlights the key moments in the life of the determined nun. In clear, readable prose, Demi conveys Mother Teresa's innate goodness and devotion while recounting the story of her inspiring accomplishments on behalf of the "poorest of the poor." Ages 9 and up.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon
Erik Weihenmayer's moving story of his journey since descending Mount Everest, from leading expeditions around the world with blind Tibetan teenagers to helping injured soldiers climb their way home from war, from adopting a son from Nepal to facing the most terrifying reach of his life: to solo kayak the thunderous whitewater of the Grand Canyon.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
The Poetry of Everyday Life
This is a collection of 20th and 21st century poets, handpicked by JoAnn Becker and Diane Croft. These are frank poems about young passions and old love, nature and nurture, work affairs and love affairs. This is not your grandmother's poetry! As Emily Dickinson wrote, "When I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry."
Format: eBraille (download)

 
The Puzzle Master Presents...
Two hundred of Will Shortz's best word puzzles from NPR are waiting for you to solve -- with answers provided in the back of the book.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
The Puzzlemaster Presents, Volume 2
New reduced price! 200 MORE word puzzles from Will Shortz, the Puzzlemaster from National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Sunday.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
Saturday Morning Quotes
Ah, Saturday at last! This pocket-sized, spiral-bound booklet of memorable quotes makes a great gift for under $10. It contains 52 quotes to enjoy all year long - featuring an eclectic group of luminaries, from Marilyn Monroe to Wordsworth, from Dr. Seuss to Leonard Bernstein. Read one every Saturday or binge-read in one inspired sitting. Useful for speeches and toasts, as well as for anyone learning braille.
Format: Braille

 
School for the Blind and The Way Love Comes to Me
Poets and identical twins Daniel and David Simpson were born blind in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in 1952. Each has recently released a book of poems that speaks openly and frankly about their adventures attending a school for the blind, poems that capture intimate and humorous experiences of love and life, honest poems that force us to remember what we fear and most desire. Both books, together in one volume. Adult, frank language.
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Sunday Morning Quotes
Sunday — we've reached the end of the week! This pocket-sized, spiral-bound booklet of memorable quotes makes a great gift for under $10. It contains 52 quotes to enjoy all year long — featuring an eclectic group of luminaries, from Mister Rogers to Muhammad Ali, Sam Adams to Judy Garland. Read one every Sunday or binge-read in one inspired sitting. Useful for speeches and toasts, as well as for anyone learning braille.
Format: Braille

 
Thursday Morning Quotes
52 new selections, one per week for a full year.
Format: Braille

 
Touch the Top of the World
The first blind man to summit Everest, Erik Weihenmayer tells his extraordinary story with humor, honesty and vivid detail, and his fortitude and enthusiasm are deeply inspiring.
Format: eBraille (download)

 
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Children's Book of the Month!

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Cover image of 'Rosie Revere, Engineer'

Price: $17.95
Format: Print/Braille

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