Educational Books

Young blind children will love delving into the subjects they are curious about, learning new things, and exploring their world with these Braille books.

"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." - Mark Twain

21 books on this shelf.

A First Look at Whales
by Millicent Ellis Selsam, 17 pages, about 800 words. An introduction to the physical characteristics and habits of the various species of whales.

For ages 5 to 8.

Package Weight: about 10.9 ounces....
Item Number: 2460
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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A Girl Named Helen Keller
Series: Hello Reader! Series
by Margo Lundell, 39 pages, about 1400 words. The Kellers are devastated to discover that their two-year-old girl is both blind and deaf after a severe illness. Determined to help her live like other children, the Kellers hire Anne Sullivan, a te...
Item Number: 2461
$14.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart
by David A. Adler, 25 pages, about 1800 words. The life of the pioneering aviator, from tomboyish beginnings through flying adventures to her mysterious disappearance over the Pacific Ocean, is set forth in a straightforward, informative text full...
Item Number: 2462
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Amazing Tigers
, 22 pages, about 1200 words. Amazing Tigers is the first book in our exciting series of nonfiction I-Can-Read Books. It's filled with amazing facts on these beautiful, endangered cats from the Wildlife Conservation Society, one o...
Item Number: 2463
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Amazing Sharks
, 20 pages, about 1000 words. Did you know that some sharks can ... glow in the dark, grow to be as long as a fire truck, lose thousands of teeth during their lives, and feel electricity in the water?

Filled with outstanding fa...
Item Number: 2464
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Amazing Gorillas
, 22 pages, about 1000 words. Amazing Gorillas! is the third title in an exciting series of non–fiction I Can Read Books that features kids' favorite animals and spectacular facts from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). The ...
Item Number: 2465
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Amazing Whales
, 22 pages, about 1200 words. How big are whales? How do whales breathe? Do they live alone or in groups? Why are so many whales in danger? This exceptional book for beginning readers explores one of the most amazing animals in th...
Item Number: 2466
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Animals Helping People
by Suzanne Venino, 18 pages, about 1000 words. Briefly describes some of the many tasks that animals perform, and other ways in which they benefit people.

For ages 5 to 8.

Package Weight: about 11.6 ounces....
Item Number: 2467
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs
by Angela Royston, 9 pages, about 400 words. Describes various types of dinosaurs and their characteristics.

For ages 4 to 7.

Package Weight: about 8 ounces....
Item Number: 2468
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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How Babies Are Made
by Andrew C. Andry, 42 pages, about 2200 words. Some children start asking questions about sex by the time they are three. Others voice their puzzlement and curiosity somewhat earlier or later. All of them continue to be fascinated by the subject. ...
Item Number: 2469
$15.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Jungle Animals
by Angela Royston, 9 pages, about 400 words. A ferocious jaguar, a sleepy-eyed sloth, a tiny tree frog - the wild creatures of the tropical jungle are all described in this unusual yet fascinating book. Where do orangutans live? How are baby cro...
Item Number: 2470
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Keiko's Story (The Real-Life Tale of the World's Most Famous Killer Whale)
by Diane C. Hammond, 20 pages, about 1800 words. This concisely-written book for children is the only title on the market about this courageous whale. It tells the story of Keiko, the real-life star of the Free Willy movies, from his capture as a ba...
Item Number: 2471
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Paper, Paper Everywhere
by Gail Gibbons, 23 pages, about 800 words. Explains in a simple, step-by-step manner, how paper is made and how much we use it each and every day. The book follows the paper-making process sequentially from the tree to the finished product, th...
Item Number: 2472
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Saint Valentine
by Ann Tompert, 18 pages, about 1200 words. Part fact, part legend - no one knows everything about the life of Saint Valentine - that brave Christian from the third century, after whom Valentine's Day is named. But his story is an exciting one ...
Item Number: 2473
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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The Amazing World of Dinosaurs
by Judith Granger, 27 pages, about 1400 words. "Long, long ago, the world was filled with swamps and jungles. Huge ferns and palm-like trees bloomed in the hot and steamy air. In these ancient times, gigantic creatures called dinosaurs roamed the ...
Item Number: 2474
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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The Story of Johnny Appleseed
by Aliki Brandenberg, 17 pages, about 800 words. Kids will love this biography of John Chapman. Readers will learn how Johnny Appleseed travelled around, living off the land, befriending everyone, helping the pioneers and Indians alike, and, of cour...
Item Number: 2475
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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The Story of Ruby Bridges
by Robert Coles, 15 pages, about 1600 words. A Pulitzer Prize-winning author brings to life the true story of an extraordinary six-year-old, who helped shape American history when she became the first African-American sent to first grade in an a...
Item Number: 2476
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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The Sun
by Seymour Simon, 17 pages, about 1800 words. Explores the wonders of the sun, from the constant nuclear explosions at its core to the sea of boiling gases that form at the surface. THE SUN presents a fascinating introduction to the star that is ...
Item Number: 2477
$13.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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The Titanic (Lost ... and Found)
Series: Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 3 Book
by Judy Donnelly, 21 pages, about 2400 words. Readers will feel as if they are among the over two thousand passengers on board in this gripping account of the terrible disaster of the Titanic. Initially, no one believed the ship was really sinkin...
Item Number: 2478
$14.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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The True Book of Sounds We Hear
by Illa Podendorf, 37 pages, about 1400 words. Explains in easy-to-understand language how we hear the sounds we do, and why sounds are so important. Also describes some common sounds made by animals as well as what these sounds mean.

For ages ...
Item Number: 2479
$14.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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Tornadoes
by Seymour Simon, 24 pages, about 2600 words. With winds that can reach speeds of three hundred miles an hour and funnel clouds that can measure a mile in diameter, tornadoes leave enormous damage in their wake.

Now award-winning author Seymou...
Item Number: 2480
$14.95 in Grade 2 Text/Braille
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