RESOURCE LIST OF BRAILLE BOOKS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

It is often very difficult to purchase books for a child who may not be a print reader.

ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN TO OWN

Braille Book Store
2190 Dolphin Crescent
Abbotsford,  BC
V2T 3T1  Canada
http://www.braillebookstore.com/view.php?C=Braille+Bookstore

Expectations
Braille Institute Press
Braille Institute
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
http://www.brailleinstitute.org/library

A free Christmas publication for grades 3 - 6

National Braille Press
88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
Each title is offered only once!
http://www.nbp.org/

Seedlings ... Braille Books for Children
P.O. Box 51924
Livonia, MI 48154
(800) 777-8552
http://www.seedlings.org
email - seedlink@aol.com
Extensive catalog available for young children with print/Braille/picture books, and print/Braille books.

ORGANIZATIONS THAT LEND BOOKS TO CHILDREN

Howe Press Perkins School for the Blind 175 North Beacon Street Watertown, MA 02172

Kenneth Jernigan Library for Blind Children (Free Loan of Books) A Division of American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults 18440 Oxnard Street Tarzana, CA 91356

Library of Congress (Free recorded materials with player) National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 1291 Taylor Street, NW Washington, DC 20542

Volunteer Braille Services (Loan of books, fee involved) 3730 Toledo Avenue, North Robbinsdale, MN 55422

OTHER RESOURCES

Directory of Visually Impaired Services
Primarily for Michigan residents, but helpful information for residents of other states. Charge is $5.00, copies may soon be available for other states.

The Visually Impaired Information Center, Inc. P.O. Box 51207 Livonia, MI 48151-5207 (734) 421-6599
http://www.vi-info-center.org

Opus Technologies
An online source for software, print, and braille materials for learning and using braille, especially braille music. http://www.opustec.com/index.html

SEEDLINGS...BRAILLE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Book Angel Program
Register here to win two free books in Seedlings' new Book Angel Program! Books will be sent starting in January of each calendar year when your child's name is drawn and as time and materials allow. http://www.seedlings.org/special.php

The Rose Project World Book Encyclopedia Articles in braille. A free service for blind students in grades 1-12.

NATIONAL BRAILLE PRESS

Book bags are available for all U.S. children, birth to seven years of age. For further information either contact aruell@nbp.org, or call (888) 965-8965, ext. 34, or visit www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/readbooks/index.html