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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 4-7

Strawberry Girl

By Lois Lenski

1945. HarperTrophy, New York


Available in braille or electronic formats from the following sources:

1. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Free loan to registered users; also available from Web-braille as a contracted braille digital file. Users must register with their cooperating library.
http://www.loc.gov/nls/braille
1-800-424-8567



This story presents the lives of an industrious family of "Florida crackers" struggling to make a living from their strawberry patch and to get along with neighbors who don't like their new ideas.

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