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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.


4-7

Little Town on the Prairie

By Wilder, Laura Ingalls. 1867-1957

1941. 1942 Newbery Honor Book


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

2. Bookshare.org
Books can be downloaded by subscribing members, or ordered in embossed Braille by members or non-members.
http://www.bookshare.org/web/Welcome.html

3. Braille Superstore
$43.95; This braille book is available for purchase.
http://www.braillebookstore.com/Little-House-on-the-Prairie-Series.htm
1-800-987-1231

4. Seedlings
$22.00; This braille book is available for purchase.
http://www.seedlings.org



This book is part of the Little House on the Prairie series. In 1881, Laura is growing up and wants to help earn money so her sister, Mary, who is blind, can go to college. Laura gets a job in town helping a seamstress but she also continues her schooling so she can achieve her personal goal of receiving a teaching certificate.

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