by Patricia A. Davis, 29 pages, about 1600 words
Item Number: 2158
This is a Children's Text-Braille book, which means that in addition to raised Braille, it has extra features.
What is a Text-Braille Book?
This book for the blind is offered in Original or Unified English Braille.
What is Original Braille?
What is Unified English Braille
Brian, a blind child, gets a parakeet for his eighth birthday. He teaches Scratchy to talk and allows him to fly around the house, calling on his grandmother when help is needed to find his pet. His older brother Kevin is very supportive, but like many children, sometimes forgets to shut the door. One day the bird gets out, but fortunately, he only flies to a nearby tree and with Kevin's guidance, Brian is able to coax Scratchy onto his finger and back to safety.
For ages 5 to 9.
Package Weight: about 15.6 ounces.
(From the General-Interest Books shelf.)