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Monday, August 01, 2011

Chrissy's Collection Print/Braille Children's Books

Chrissy's Collection: Books to Read Together


The Mysterious Tadpole by Steven Kellogg:

Print/Braille:
Catalog Number: 9-15012-00

The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth

Print/braille:
Catalog Number: 9-12030-00 A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of pursuers until he meets a clever fox.


There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Taback

Print/braille:
Catalog Number: 9-12003-00 Fanciful retelling of the folk poem about a woman who swallows progressively larger animals.


Oranges on Golden Mountain by Elizabeth Partridge

Print/braille:
Catalog Number: 9-14033-00 Life is not always easy for Jo Lee as he adjusts to his new life in America. His muscles ache from fishing, his uncle is a stranger to him, and he misses his mother and sister in China. But the orange branches he brought with him hold the promise of seeing them again. No Quota funds.


Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack

Print/braille:
Catalog Number: 9-14020-00 It's Tricia Ann's first trip alone on the bus, and she's going to a special place where all are welcome regardless of skin color. Set in 1950s Nashville, this Coretta Scott King award-winner introduces the topic of segregation. No Quota funds.


Looking Out for Sarah by Glenna Lang

Print/braille:
Catalog Number: 9-14009-00 The story of a typical day in the life of Perry the dog guide, working, playing, running errands, meeting friends, and looking out for Sarah, his owner. For grades K-3. No Quota funds.
Click this link to purchase any of the titles in Chrissy's Collection of print/braille books.

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