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Free Downloads from National Braille Press

Here are some free publications you can download in print or braille.
Need help choosing the right format for you?

Front Porch Tales

Discover the humor, depth and wisdom of the front porch in this inspirational best-seller. (Note: You can also order the free hardcopy braille version).

51 Things We Can Do for the Environment

Originally published by TIME magazine, this booklet outlines 51 ways you can "go green" -- everything from using energy-saving light bulbs to giving your house an energy audit to planning a green wedding.

Protect Yourself: Safer Sex and Birth Control

Find out about the latest measures you can take to enjoy sex safely in this free, downloadable braille booklet.

Menopause Guidebook, Sixth Edition (2006)

This guidebook, updated in 2006, contains the latest findings and we've added research from the widely-publicized Women's Health Initiative.

Unified English Braille Code: Perspectives

Find out what the experts are saying about this historic decision in this free download.

Keeping Your Child Safer in the World: Tips for Children, Teens, and Parents

Computer Braille Code Reference Card

This is a free listing of all the computer braille code symbols.

The Declaration of Independence and United States Constitution

Both of these documents are here in their entirety.

Making a Point: The Crusade for a Universal Embossed Code

This informative and sometimes amusing book describes the several tactile reading systems used in the English-speaking world (there were at least three in common usage at the beginning of the 20th century), and the process by which braille became the most universally used system.

Baker's Chocolate Recipes

Note: This BRF is not embossable; it can only be read with a braille reader. Over sixty no-fuss, one-bowl Baker's chocolate recipes!


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