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Activities for the Reading Club's Featured Books

Our featured selections are award-winning books that are obtainable in print from libraries and bookstores, and are also available in alternate formats (electronic or braille). Grade levels are approximate.



Richard Wright and the Library Card

By William Miller

1997. Lee & Low Books, Inc.


Available in braille from the following sources:

1. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Available in braille and Web-braille.
www.loc.gov/nls/
(202) 707-5100

2. Braille International
$1.40 - Braille versions are available for purchase.
www.brailleintl.org
(800) 336-3142




Related Web Sites

• Want to learn more about Richard Wright? - Get a look at a writer who changed the face of American Literature on Independent Television Service's (ITVS) web site.


Activities:

1. Class or Home Discussions
  • Talk about African-American history and racial issues.

  • Talk about jobs that one who loves to read could do.


2. Special Trip
Visit a library, get a library card and check out some books.





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