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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 and up

The Story of My Life

By Helen Keller

1903. W. W. Norton & Company, New York


Available in braille or electronic formats from the following sources:

1. American Foundation for the Blind
Free online
http://www.afb.org/mylife

2. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Free loan to registered users
www.loc.gov/nls/
1-800-424-8567

3. Bookshare.org
Available for download in HTML, TXT, DAISY, and BRF formats. (Membership not required for download.)
http://www.bookshare.org



In honor of Helen Keller's 125 birthday, read her own famous words written when she was just a young woman. In this book she talks about her childhood up to the time she goes to college, the first deafblind person to do so in the United States. She also talks about her beloved "Teacher," Anne Sullivan.

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