Treasured Classics

This Braille collection encompasses a huge variety of topics--mystery, adventure, suspense, nature, history, biographies--for blind readers of all ages.

"I have lived a thousand lives, lost within the pages of a book." - Robert Cormier.

55 books on this shelf.

The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway, 115 pages. The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme o...
Item Number: 4170
$17.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway, 467 pages. The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nu...
Item Number: 4171
$73.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck, 153 pages. While the powerlessness of the laboring class is a recurring theme in Steinbeck's work of the late 1930's, he narrowed his focus when composing Of Mice and Men (1937), creating an intimate port...
Item Number: 4172
$23.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Pearl
by John Steinbeck, 113 pages. When the news of Kino's great find - the "pearl of the world" - spreads through the small town, no one suspects its power to deceive, to corrupt, to destroy ...

Like his father and grandfather befo...
Item Number: 4173
$17.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck, 917 pages. The Grapes of Wrath is a landmark of American literature. The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, this is a book that galvanized - and sometimes outraged - millions of readers. A port...
Item Number: 2566
$144.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Time Machine
by H. G. Wells, 149 pages. When the Time Traveller courageously steps out of his machine for the first time, he finds himself in the year 802,700 - and everything has changed. In another, more utopian age, creatures seem to dwe...
Item Number: 4174
$23.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The War of the Worlds
by H. G. Wells, 287 pages. "No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own." Thus beg...
Item Number: 4175
$44.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Invisible Man (A Grotesque Romance)
by H. G. Wells, 245 pages. One of the most famous scientific fantasies ever written, this highly imaginative tale focuses on the powers and bold ventures of a scientist, who, after discovering the means to make himself invisibl...
Item Number: 4176
$38.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Island of Dr. Moreau
by H. G. Wells, 223 pages. After a collision between two ships in rough seas, the wreck's sole survivor languished for eight days under a merciless sun. With neither food nor drink death seemed certain, but miraculously, Edward...
Item Number: 4177
$34.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
by Jules Verne, 505 pages. A deadly and huge sea monster is sinking ships. Three men - a French scientist, his trusty sidekick, and a Canadian harpoonist - are thrown from the deck of their American warship. A door opens on the...
Item Number: 4178
$79.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Mysterious Island
by Jules Verne, 971 pages. This is the conclusion to the spellbinding adventures of Captain Nemo and his submarine, Nautilus. The plot depicts a group of men who have become castaways stranded on an island in the Pacific during...
Item Number: 4179
$153.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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From the Earth to the Moon
by Jules Verne, 213 pages. Written almost a century before the daring flights of the astronauts, Jules Verne's prophetic novel of man's race to the stars is a story of rip-roaring action, humor, and wild imagination. From th...
Item Number: 4180
$33.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Around the World in Eighty Days
by Jules Verne, 333 pages. Jules Verne was trained as a lawyer, but wanted to write stories and novels instead. One of his first stories to gain immediate popularity was Five Weeks in a Balloon, written when air travel w...
Item Number: 4181
$52.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Journey to the Center of the Earth
by Jules Verne, 377 pages. When Axel deciphers an old parchment that describes a secret passage through a volcano to the center of the earth, nothing will stop his eccentric Uncle Lidenbrock from setting out at once. So, with s...
Item Number: 4182
$59.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Land that Time Forgot
by Edgar Rice Burroughs, 167 pages. The novel is set in World War I and opens with a framing story in which a manuscript relating the main story is recovered from a thermos off the coast of Greenland. It purports to be the narrative of ...
Item Number: 4183
$25.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Cheaper by the Dozen
by Frank B. Gilbreth, 323 pages. This heartwarming and hilarious family story finds thousands of new fans every year.

What do you get when you mix a blunt-talking, famous efficiency-expert father and a brilliant, compassionate psy...
Item Number: 4184
$50.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Phantom of the Opera
by Gaston Leroux, 409 pages. The actors, singers, and patrons of the Paris Opera House say that a ghost haunts the labyrinthine chambers beneath its stage. While there are those who laugh off such superstitions, they always do so...
Item Number: 4185
$64.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Scarlet Letter
by Nathaniel Hawthorne, 393 pages. When it first appeared in 1850, The Scarlet Letter enjoyed scandalous success. New England critics condemned its passionate subject matter. One critic complained that Nathaniel Hawthorne invest...
Item Number: 4186
$61.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Catcher in the Rye
by J. D. Salinger, 345 pages. Salinger's classic coming-of-age story portrays one young man's funny and poignant experiences with life, love, and sex.

Ever since it was first published in 1951, this novel has been the coming-of...
Item Number: 4187
$54.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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by George Orwell, 495 pages. George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision of "Negative Utopia" is timelier than ever - and its warnings more powerful.

"Outside, even through the shut window pane, the world looked cold. Down i...
Item Number: 4188
$77.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad, 171 pages. In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Traveling to the heart of the African continent, he discover...
Item Number: 4189
$26.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle, 413 pages. Containing a fascinating variety of stories, from narratives by Holmes himself to a meeting with his brilliant brother and the climactic and seemingly fatal meeting between Holmes and the criminal mas...
Item Number: 4190
$64.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
by Arthur Conan Doyle, 281 pages. The Hound of the Baskervilles is the tale of an ancient curse suddenly given a terrifying modern application. The grey towers of Baskerville Hall and the wild open country of Dartmoor hold many...
Item Number: 4191
$43.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle, 535 pages. Britain's brilliant detective is back, in this final instalment in the continuation of the classic collection of Sherlock Holmes mysteries. Using his extraordinary powers of deduction, Holmes gets to ...
Item Number: 4192
$84.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Great Expectations
by Charles Dickens, 869 pages. Considered by many to be Dickens' greatest work, this is a timeless story where vindictiveness and guilt clash with love and gratitude. Enriched by a cast of unforgettable characters, from the orphan ...
Item Number: 4193
$136.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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David Copperfield
by Charles Dickens, 1683 pages. Dickens wrote David Copperfield after completing an autobiographical fragment recalling his employment as a child in a London warehouse, and in the first-person narrative realized marvelously t...
Item Number: 4194
$265.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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A Tale of Two Cities
by Charles Dickens, 667 pages. Charles Dickens' compelling portrait of the results of terror and treason, love and supreme sacrifice continues to captivate readers around the world. This novel provides a highly-charged examination ...
Item Number: 4195
$105.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Oliver Twist
by Charles Dickens, 783 pages. Dickens' classic morality tale of a starving orphan caught between opposing forces of good and evil is a powerful indictment of Victorian England's Poor Laws. Filled with dark humor and an unforgettab...
Item Number: 4196
$123.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Bleak House
by Charles Dickens, 1695 pages. Bleak House, Dickens' most daring experiment in the narration of a complex plot, challenges the reader to make connections - between the fashionable and the outcast, the beautiful and the ugly,...
Item Number: 4197
$267.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen, 579 pages. Many consider this rich social commentary to be Jane Austen's finest novel. It is certainly among her more famous ones. Austen sets her entertaining study of manners and misconceptions against the bac...
Item Number: 4198
$91.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Sense and Sensibility
by Jane Austen, 559 pages. Two sisters of opposing temperaments but who share the pangs of tragic love provide the subjects for Sense and Sensibility. Elinor, practical and conventional, is the epitome of sense; Marianne...
Item Number: 4199
$87.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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by Jane Austen, 747 pages. ""Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world...
Item Number: 4200
$117.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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by Jane Austen, 385 pages. In her final novel, as in her earlier ones, Jane Austen uses a love story to explore and gently satirize social pretensions and emotional confusion.

Persuasion follows the romance of Anne El...
Item Number: 4201
$60.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe, 491 pages. Who has not dreamed of life on an exotic isle, far away from civilization? Here is the novel which has inspired countless imitations by lesser writers, none of which equal the power and originality of...
Item Number: 4202
$77.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe, 415 pages.

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Item Number: 4203
$65.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Anne Frank (The Diary of a Young Girl)
Series: The Definitive Edition
by Anne Frank, 507 pages. "Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic - a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testa...
Item Number: 3944
$79.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, 345 pages. Dr. Frankenstein creates a creature from old bones and gives it life. Endowed with supernatural strength and size, the revolting-looking Creature commits murder, and the doctor resolves to destroy his...
Item Number: 4204
$54.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tarzan of the Apes
by Edgar Rice Burroughs, 429 pages. Set amidst the vibrant colors and sounds of the savage African jungle, this classic work, rich in suspense and action, has beckoned generations of readers on a journey to romance and adventure. An exh...
Item Number: 4205
$67.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Gulliver's Travels
by Jonathan Swift, 467 pages. Swift's masterful satire is as entertaining today as it was when first published in 1726. Written with great wit and invention, Gulliver's Travels has captivated readers for nearly three centur...
Item Number: 4206
$73.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Their Eyes Were Watching God
by Zora Neale Hurston, 347 pages. One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wi...
Item Number: 1393
$54.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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My Antonia
by Willa Cather, 381 pages. "No romantic novel ever written in America, by man or woman, is one half so beautiful as My Antonia." - H. L. Mencken.

An enduring literary masterpiece first published in 1918, this haunting...
Item Number: 4207
$59.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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O Pioneers!
by Willa Cather, 259 pages. O Pioneers! is the story of Alexandra Bergson, a fiercely independent and clear-headed young woman whose passionate faith in the Nebraska prairie makes her a wealthy landowner. Willa Cather's s...
Item Number: 4208
$40.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Alexander's Bridge
by Willa Cather, 135 pages. Alexander's Bridge (1912), Willa Cather's first novel, tells the story of Bartley Alexander, a successful engineer torn between duty to his career and wife, and his passion for the Irish actres...
Item Number: 4209
$20.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Song of the Lark
by Willa Cather, 715 pages. Born into poverty in a small desert town in the American Midwest, Thea Kronborg is one of seven children. But Thea is exceptional, a fact recognized by a discerning few, including Ray Kennedy, who lon...
Item Number: 4210
$112.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Troll Garden and Selected Stories
by Willa Cather, 399 pages. This collection of seven stories was originally published in 1905. "New readers of these admirable Cather stories will find them still engaging as she writes about art and artists, East and West, the ...
Item Number: 4211
$62.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Red Badge of Courage
by Stephen Crane, 227 pages. When Henry Fielding joined the Union army, he was filled with romantic illusions of warfare. These illusions soon disappeared under the harsh, brutal reality of war. Forces beyond his control and rand...
Item Number: 4212
$35.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Mrs. Dalloway
by Virginia Woolf, 299 pages. Heralded as Virginia Woolf's greatest novel, this is a vivid portrait of a single day in a woman's life. When we meet her, Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of party p...
Item Number: 4213
$46.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Wuthering Heights
by Emily Bronte, 557 pages. Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte's only novel, is one of the pinnacles of nineteenth-century English literature. It's the story of Heathcliff, an orphan who falls in love with a girl above his c...
Item Number: 4214
$87.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Bronte, 903 pages. Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post o...
Item Number: 4215
$142.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Twelve Years a Slave
by Solomon Northup, 387 pages. (The harrowing true story that inspired the critically acclaimed film.)

The son of a freed slave, Solomon Northup lived the first thirty years of his life as a free man in upstate New York. In the ...
Item Number: 2533
$60.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Uncle Tom's Cabin (Or, Life Among the Lowly)
by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 895 pages. An international bestseller that sold more than 300,000 copies when it first appeared in 1852, Uncle Tom's Cabin was dismissed by some as abolitionist propaganda; yet Tolstoy deemed it a great ...
Item Number: 4216
$141.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Gone with the Wind
by Margaret Mitchell, 2039 pages. A monumental classic considered by many to be not only the greatest love story ever written, but also the greatest Civil War saga. "Gone with the Wind is a sweeping, romantic story about the Am...
Item Number: 4220
$322.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Watership Down
by Richard Adams, 791 pages. Richard Adam's extraordinary bestseller Watership Down takes us to a world we have never truly seen - to the remarkable life that teems in the fields, forests, and riverbanks, far beyond our ci...
Item Number: 4217
$124.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Moby Dick (Or, The Whale)
by Herman Melville, 1025 pages. Written by one of America's greatest authors, Moby Dick is a work of tremendous power and depth - one of world literature's great poetic epics. In the novel, published in 1851 after sixteen mon...
Item Number: 4218
$161.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Three Musketeers
by Alexandre Dumas, 1205 pages. Dramatic, stirring, and romantic, the story of d'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, and their famous code of "one for all and all for one", remains an unsurpassed tale of adventure and heroism. ...
Item Number: 4219
$190.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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