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  • 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)

     
  • 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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  • Magnet: If I had a flower...
  • "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you I could walk through my garden forever." — Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • 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

     
  • Monday Morning Quotations: Volume 2
  • It's Monday again! Last year, we reached the end of the week, so this year, we start over with 52 all-new quotes, in Volume 2! 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 Tim Gunn to Nietzsche, Thoreau to Calvin and Hobbes. Read one every Monday or binge-read in one inspired sitting. Useful for speeches and toasts, as well as for anyone learning braille.
  • Format: 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)

     
  • 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.
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  • 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)

     
  • 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.
  • Format: eBraille (download)

     
  • 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

     
  • 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.
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