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A New York Times Book Review choice as one of the 10 Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2008 It is very hard for a sighted person to imagine what it is like to be blind. This groundbreaking, award-winning book endeavors to convey the experience of a person who can only see through his or her sense of touch, taste, smell or hearing. Raised black line drawings on black paper, which can be deciphered by touch, complement a beautifully written text describing colors through imagery. Braille letters accompany the text so that the sighted reader can begin to imagine what it is like to use Braille to read. A full Braille alphabet at the end of the book can be used to learn more. Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

  • ISBN-13: 9780888998736
  • ISBN-10: 0888998732
  • Publisher: Groundwood Books
  • Publish Date: June 2008
  • Dimensions: 7 x 11.5 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds
  • Page Count: 24
  • Reading Level: Ages 5-10