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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.


Grades 3-6

Richard Wright and the Library Card

By William Miller

1997. Lee & Low Books, Inc.


Available in braille or electronic formats 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



Richard is a black man in the early 1900s who loves to read but can't check out books from the local library. He borrows a white man's card and reads every book he can. His reading becomes his ticket to freedom.

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