Timeless Classics

Rich in scope, as fresh now as the day they were written, blind middle-schoolers will read and reread these exciting, adventurous, classic Braille books.

"Books, like friends, should be few and well-chosen." - Samuel Boswell (1709-1784).

43 books on this shelf.

A Light in the Attic
by Shel Silverstein, 97 pages. "It's hard to imagine a world without A Light in the Attic. This now-classic collection of poetry and drawings from Shel Silverstein is celebrating its twentieth anniversary. "A Light in the At...
Item Number: 4235
$14.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Where the Sidewalk Ends
by Shel Silverstein, 115 pages. Irreverent, hilarious and wildly popular, Silverstein's collection of verse is hard to put down. The over one hundred poems in this book range from funny and gross to introspective or tender. Silverst...
Item Number: 4236
$17.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Animal Farm
by George Orwell, 137 pages. Animal Farm was George Orwell's satirical shot at the then-new totalitarianism of the left. It is so accurate that no one has been able to do it better or more effectively, or even come close. ...
Item Number: 4237
$21.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll, 133 pages. By falling down a rabbit hole, Alice experiences unusual adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters.

In Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, a very real little girl named Alice foll...
Item Number: 4238
$20.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Through the Looking-Glass
by Lewis Carroll, 155 pages. Alice climbs through the mirror in her room to find a strange world where curious adventures await her. (Sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.)

Package Weight: about 2.8 pounds....
Item Number: 4239
$24.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Call of the Wild
by Jack London, 145 pages. Published in 1903, and widely regarded as Jack London's masterpiece, this is a classic tale of survival in the Alaskan wilderness. The Call of the Wild is the story of a courageous dog, Buck, t...
Item Number: 4240
$22.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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White Fang
by Jack London, 337 pages. A classic adventure novel detailing the savagery of life in the northern wilds. Its central character is a ferocious and magnificent creature, half dog, half wolf, through whose experiences we feel th...
Item Number: 4241
$52.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh
by Robert C. O'Brien, 267 pages. (Newbery Medal Winner)

Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, is faced with a terrible problem. She must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain...
Item Number: 2546
$41.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Where the Red Fern Grows
by Wilson Rawls, 371 pages. A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart's desire when he becomes the owner of two Redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters.

Billy, Old Dan and Little Ann - a boy and his t...
Item Number: 4242
$58.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Something Wicked This Way Comes
by Ray Bradbury, 375 pages. The carnival rolls in sometime after midnight, ushering in Halloween a week early. The shrill siren song of a calliope beckons to all with a seductive promise of dreams and youth regained.

In this ...
Item Number: 2545
$58.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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A Girl of the Limberlost
by Gene Stratton-Porter, 583 pages. Set amid Indiana's vast Limberlost Swamp, this treasured children's classic mixes astute observations on nature with the struggles of growing up in the early twentieth century. Harassed by her mother ...
Item Number: 4243
$91.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
by Mark Twain, 351 pages. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer remains a timeless classic for both mischievous children and nostalgic adults alike. In this classic light-hearted excursion into nineteenth-century American boyhoo...
Item Number: 4025
$55.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Series: Oz series #1
by L. Frank Baum, 187 pages. One of the true classics of American literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has stirred the imaginations of young and old alike for over four generations. Originally published in 1900, it was t...
Item Number: 4054
$29.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle (Fun and Adventures on the Road)
Series: Tom Swift #1
by Victor Appleton, 167 pages. Having longed for a motorcycle, bright ingenious Tom Swift gets one unexpectedly.

For ages 9 to 12....
Item Number: 4029
$25.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Winnie-the-Pooh
by A. A. Milne, 127 pages. Come with us to an enchanted place, a forest where Winnie-the-Pooh lives with Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Kanga, and Little Roo. These stories are about Christopher Robin and his good companions, hav...
Item Number: 2552
$19.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
by Kate Douglas Wiggin, 363 pages. Kate Douglas Wiggin wrote in her autobiography that the idea for Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm came to her while she was in the hospital recovering from a serious illness. In her weakness, she man...
Item Number: 4244
$56.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott, 881 pages. One of American Literature's most loved novels, this is a story of family, of hope, of dreams, and of growing up as four devoted sisters search for romance and find maturity in Civil-War era nineteent...
Item Number: 4245
$138.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Little Men
by Louisa May Alcott, 495 pages. Jo March, the tomboy heroine of Little Women, has grown up! She returns in this beloved sequel as a young woman with a family of her own. Jo and her husband, Professor Bhaer, open their hearts ...
Item Number: 4246
$77.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Jo's Boys
by Louisa May Alcott, 487 pages. This sequel to Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and Little Men chronicles the return of the classmates of Plumfield, Jo's school for boys. Ten years after the events of Little Men...
Item Number: 4247
$76.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Jack and Jill
by Louisa May Alcott, 455 pages. When a sledding disaster leaves Jack with a broken leg and Jill bedridden, the two inseparable friends become even closer as they recuperate. Rather than dwell on misfortune as the holiday season appr...
Item Number: 4248
$71.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Heidi
by Joanna Spyri, 407 pages. Heidi has charmed and intrigued readers since it's original publication in 1880. Much more than a children's story, the narrative is also a lesson on the precarious nature of freedom, a luxury ...
Item Number: 4249
$63.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Washington Irving, 53 pages. When Ichabod Crane becomes the new schoolmaster of Sleepy Hollow, he quickly and happily adjusts to the local ways. He delights in the bountiful dinners he's served when visiting the prosperous farms ...
Item Number: 4250
$8.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Little Lame Prince and His Magic Cloak
by Dinah Mulock Craik, 127 pages. Written in 1875, this lovely children's story about a very special prince who has amazing adventures on a magical travelling cloak has captivated generations with its charm and beauty.

Package Weig...
Item Number: 4251
$19.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell, 265 pages. Set in nineteenth-century England, here is the moving story of a beautiful black horse, from birth to old age. Because of ill fortune, Black Beauty is passed from one cruel owner to another, until, at...
Item Number: 4252
$41.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Bambi (A Life in the Woods)
by Felix Salten, 207 pages. The Prince of the Forest

Bambi's life in the woods begins happily. There are forest animals to play with - Friend Hare, the chattery squirrel, the noisy screech owl, and Bambi's twin cousins...
Item Number: 4253
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett, 381 pages. The beloved children's classic of a young girl who comes to live with her moody, unhappy uncle in his run-down Victorian estate. There, she discovers a secret gate leading to an abandoned garden.

P...
Item Number: 4254
$59.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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A Little Princess
by Frances Hodgson Burnett, 323 pages. "Ostracized by the envious and less-privileged girls at Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies, seven-year-old Sara Crewe is devastated when her adored, indulgent father dies, leaving her pen...
Item Number: 4255
$50.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Enchanted Island of Yew
by L. Frank Baum, 189 pages. When a beautiful young fairy is magically transformed into the gallant Prince Marvel, he sets out on an incredible journey of excitement and adventure across the Isle of Yew. Magic, mystery and villai...
Item Number: 4256
$29.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Mary Poppins
by P. L. Travers, 199 pages. Mary Poppins is like no other nanny the four Banks children have ever seen. She whirls into their home and "spit-spot", she works her inimitable brand of magic to make even the bland seem extraordinar...
Item Number: 4257
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Peter Pan
by James Matthew Barrie, 237 pages. This novel is filled with unforgettable characters: Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up; the fairy, Tinker Bell; the evil pirate, Captain Hook; and the three children - Wendy, John, and Michael -...
Item Number: 4258
$36.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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At the Back of the North Wind
by George MacDonald, 419 pages. "This is a story of a poor stable boy living in Victorian London in which everyday lives are mysteriously enveloped by a power and a glory, personified here as a beautiful woman known as the North Win...
Item Number: 4259
$65.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Adventures of Pinocchio
by Carlo Collodi, 223 pages. Once, in a small village, there lived a lonely woodcutter named Geppetto, who always dreamed of having a little boy of his own. So one day he carved a puppet from a piece of wood and named him Pinocch...
Item Number: 4260
$34.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame, 279 pages. One of the true classics of English literature, this story features the adventures of timid Mole, cheerful Rat, reclusive Badger, and boastful Toad.

Grahame's idyllic world is as fresh now as when ...
Item Number: 4261
$43.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Swiss Family Robinson
by Johann David Wyss, 533 pages. "Here is the classic story of the shipwrecked Robinson family and their adventures on a desert island in the South Seas. First published in 1812, it still remains a beloved tale of true adventure with...
Item Number: 4262
$83.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson, 321 pages. Set sail to the heart of adventure with cabin boy Jim Hawkins, aboard the legendary scoundrel, Captain Long John Silver. A secret treasure map becomes the key to heart-pounding thrills, danger and swa...
Item Number: 4263
$50.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle
by Hugh Lofting, 123 pages. Doctor Dolittle loves animals. In fact, he loves animals so much that his cozy cottage in Puddleby-on-the-Marsh is bursting with pets: goldfish in the pond, rabbits in the pantry, white mice in the pi...
Item Number: 4264
$18.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
by Hugh Lofting, 351 pages. Doctor Dolittle heads for the high seas in perhaps the most amazing adventure ever experienced by man or animal. Told by nine-and-a-half-year-old Tommy Stubbins, crewman and future naturalist, the voy...
Item Number: 4265
$55.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Jungle Book
by Rudyard Kipling, 243 pages. Here's an exciting story of courage and caring, packed with one fast-pace adventure after another. When a small boy is deserted in the vast and dangerous jungle of India, a kind-hearted panther decide...
Item Number: 4266
$37.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Hans Brinker (The Silver Skates)
`by Mary Mapes Dodge, 429 pages. The classic winter story, complete and unabridged. In a wonderland of frozen canals and water roads, the year's most glorious event is about to take place: the race to win the magnificent Silver Skate...
Item Number: 4267
$67.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Lord of the Flies
by William Golding, 329 pages. The classic tale of a group of English school boys who are left stranded on an unpopulated island, and who must confront not only the defects of their society but the defects of their own natures.

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Item Number: 4268
$51.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee, 527 pages. Lawyer Atticus Finch defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white woman. Through the eyes of Atticus' children, Sco...
Item Number: 4269
$82.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott FitzGerald, 245 pages. The Great Gatsby, a true classic, follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. The story primarily concerns the young and myst...
Item Number: 2509
$38.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Yearling
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, 759 pages. In this classic story of the Baxter family of inland Florida and their wild, hard, satisfying life, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings has written one of the great novels of our times.

A rich and varied stor...
Item Number: 4270
$119.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Adventures of Reddy Fox
by Thornton W. Burgess, 77 pages. Despite his grandmother's efforts to teach him to behave, Reddy Fox always seems to get into trouble ...

For ages 6 to 10.

Package Weight: about 1.6 pounds....
Item Number: 4271
$11.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver
by Thornton W. Burgess, 75 pages. The creatures of the Green Forest get a big surprise when Paddy the Beaver decides to build a dam over the Laughing Brook and make a new home.

For ages 6 to 10.

Package Weight: about 1.5 pounds....
Item Number: 4272
$11.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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