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Do You Remember the Color Blue? And Other Questions Kids Ask about Blindness

by Sally Hobart Alexander

Children ask questions of an author who lost her vision at the age of twenty-six, including "How did you become blind?" "How can you read?" and "Was it hard to be a parent when you couldn't see your kids?"

Mom Can't See Me

by Sally Hobart Alexander

Nine-year-old Leslie tells how her mom does everyday tasks while being blind, from keeping track of her daughter at nursery school to going to soccer games, to the movies, and canoeing.

Mom's Best Friend

by Sally Hobart Alexander

This book explains the impact on the family of someone getting a successor dog guide, and also many of the tools that blind people use.

On My Own: The Journey Continues

by Sally Hobart Alexander

The second part of the author's autobiography, of which the first part, Taking Hold, was published in 1994. The author describes the difficulties and accomplishments she experiences as she adjusts to living independently after losing her sight.

Taking Hold: My Journey into Blindness

by Sally Hobart Alexander

A true story of the author's loss of vision as a young woman and of her adaptation to blindness.

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