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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.


The Bat Boy & His Violin

By Curtis, Gavin


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.

2. Seedlings
$5.00; This braille book is available for purchase.

Reginald loves his violin and his constant practice pays off in floods of beautiful music. But Papa needs Reginald to work as a bat boy for the Dukes, the worst team in the Negro National League. This book, a winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, captures a special period in history and tells a story of family ties and team spirit.

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