Silver Packages (An Appalachian Christmas Story)
by Cynthia Rylant, 24 pages, about 1400 words
Item Number: 2491
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 Standard Grade 2, Uncontracted Grade 1, or Unified English Braille.
What is Grade 2 Braille?
Purchase in Unified English Braille
In Appalachia each Christmas, a boy named Frankie waits beside the tracks for the Christmas Train, which will bring presents to the children who live in coal towns and hollows. Year after year, Frankie hopes that one particular gift - a very special gift - will be tossed to him from that train. It is this enduring hope that will guide him to the true meaning of the season.
For ages 5 to 8.
Package Weight: about 13.8 ounces.
(From the Holiday Stories shelf.)