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Beyond the Lines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
The Dream Girls are back with the same determination and resolve they displayed in Between the Lines. Even though Hattie suffers a devastating injury, her friends help her find a way to negotiate the challenges and focus on what truly matters, seeing their dreams become reality, no matter what the obstacles. A story of unwavering friendship and perseverance, Beyond the Lines will delight readers!
My Ideal Partner: How I Met, Married, And Cared For The Man I Loved Despite Debilitating Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In September 2005, Abbie Johnson married Bill Taylor, 19 years her senior and blind. Three months later, he suffered the first of two strokes that confined him to a wheelchair. Here, the author tells the story of how she met, married, and then cared for Bill for six years, detailing both the happy times and the hard ones. After one month in a nursing home, Bill Taylor passed away in October 2012.
Blind, Yet Looking Through Another's Eyes
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A mixture of humorous, sad, and encouraging stories centered around a blind store owner who has to put up with teen age boys who like to pull pranks.
The Paddy Stories: Book One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Blind Paddy Flynn, orphaned at 8, travels from Philadelphia to California in 1947 to live with his aunt and uncle. He’s soon reunited with Lucy, his special friend from Philadelphia. With his loving nature, courage, and can-do spirit, Paddy brings joy and inspiration to many others and even stands up to bullies. But how will he adjust to life at a school for the blind? To be continued in Book Two.
Darkness: The Secrets of a Blind Psychologist
Price: Free! Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Coming from the backwoods California mentality of Occidental during the Great Depression, I became an apple picker, dish washer, grocery clerk, high school teacher, hippy nightclub owner, radio personality, and a PhD psychologist, despite my failing vision and three failed marriages. I made numerous mistakes and false starts during my life, but I’ve finally found the secret of happiness.
The Blind History Lady Presents; George Tannehill
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
George Tannehill became a teacher at the Iowa College for the Blind in the late 1860's while a student, after losing his vision as a young adult. From then on, he was the math teacher that even his sighted peers in education wished they could be. His blind students were far better at college level math than most in the state of Iowa. George also was a politician, community builder and leader.
The Blind History Lady Presents' Gussie Mast and Her Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A story of Gussie Mast and her other disabled siblings go through the changes in the education of the blind and indeed, the education and employment options for the disabled in the state of California from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's. Although each child in the family presented with the same background, education and support services, little that they were at that time, found very different.
The Blind History Lady Presents; Stop The Presses, Frank Edgecombe
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Blinded as an adult, he felt that he could no longer be a banker, his first profession and chose to follow through on his second profession, publishing a local newspaper. One newspaper lead to another and before long, he was managing several Nebraska newspapers. With no training in blindness, he set out to do the best he could to support his young family.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Chemist, Edward Campbell
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Edward Campbell became blind while teaching chemistry. But Edward Campbell took a short spring break to deal with the results of the permanent blindness and took back control of his life and his dream.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Boat Builder and His Blind Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
John Brown Herreshoff built all kinds of boats. But he is most remembered for the many yachts that he built that won the America's Cup. Blinded as a teen, he used his love for boats to work through and overcome his blindness. But did you know that he also had several blind brothers and sisters? The other blind Herreshoff siblings were all very different from each other, yet successful.