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My Home Away from Home
By Robert T. Branco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
From the ages of 12 to 19, the author attended a school for the blind. He tells about life in the "cottages," academics, sports, field trips, vocational training, and more. He had good and bad teachers, followed wise rules and absurd ones, met good friends and bullies, and welcomed administrative changes. Perkins educated him very well; this book will surely educate and entertain many others.
Under the Bridge
By Jeannie Meekins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
Life can be tough when you’re different – and school can be a nightmare. Kyle helps new kid, Michael, see the world through different eyes. Together, they show their class’s tough kids that it’s impossible to see what’s inside someone when you only look on the surface.
Code Blue Seconds from Death
By Henry C. Austin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Logan Christian Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction
Henry (Hank) Austin grew up in eastern Kentucky with no idea his brain was bleeding. At age 6, his first seizure was undiagnosed. Later, the leaking blood vessels burst, sending the young father into several code blues. During a painful surgery, Henry was pain-free. Jesus took his place in the operation. Despite all, Hillbilly Hank recounts his trials with anecdotes that will warm your heart.
An Eye On Staying Healthy
By Janr Ssor
Price: Free! Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Are you concerned about losing weight,the epidemic of diabetes, strokes and heart attacks that are killing millions of Americans? Or do you just want to stay healthy? In either case this unique brief book, written by a Holistic Eye Doctor, allows you to see a never shared view of your health as seen through your eyes and how to get control of it by proven clinical research.
Prosopagnosia
By Miriam Kinai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Prosopagnosia teaches you about this condition which makes a person unable to recognize faces. Table of Contents Chapter 1 What is Prosopagnosia? Chapter 2 What causes Prosopagnosia? Chapter 3 What are the symptoms of Prosopagnosia? Chapter 4 What tests are done for Prosopagnosia? Chapter 5 What is the treatment for Prosopagnosia? Chapter 6 What is the prognosis for Prosopagnosia?
Sightless in Seattle
By Claire Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Taken straight from her personal journals written during her time at seeing eye-dog school, this delightful book will take the reader along on the journey with two inexperienced individuals, dog and woman, coming together to form a team.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective
By Robert T. Branco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.
From Iran to America: Changes, Choices, and Challenges
By Jalil Mortazavi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Journey with the author from his youth in a small village in Iran, to two larger cities there, and then to America, blindness, and happiness. Now an American citizen and a proud resident of Boston, Mortazavi has much to say about Iran vs. America, volunteerism, American culture and humor, and what makes this country a true home for him. His gratitude and optimism shine throughout the book.
From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Amidst Barriers
By Anastasia Charalabakos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A moving account of the life of Anastasia Charalabakos, a writer and teacher of English as a second language. Raised in a traditional Greek household, Anastasia describes the trials and achievements of her life – inspite of blindness and shares her insights for creating a more understanding and peaceful world.
Upshot
By Deran Ludd
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
A blind woman, a semiautomatic pistol and an incendiary device.